How long does Clearing take?

The wait until Results Day is long enough, without having to wait even longer to know if you’ve secured a place through Clearing. First things first, remember to stay calm. Not getting the results you need to secure your firm or insurance choice can feel scary. Similarly, if you're applying direct...

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What Newcastle University does to help new students settle in

Going to university can be nerve-wracking; it might be the first time you've lived independently, cooked your own meals, or travelled far from home. We know our students sometimes have a lot to learn when they join us, but we're here to help you find your place with us and thrive. Wondering what...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an International Marketing Student

The university life of a student starts and ends with each semester, in between comes the lectures, workshops, group projects, individual assignments, and final exams. But what about the rest of your time? There is always scope to add some extracurricular activities in a daily life routine. Being a...

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This is why International Students Should Choose Newcastle

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Do you want to know why we're one of the most popular higher education destinations? According to the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency, in 2021-2022 over 670,000 EU and international students were studying here, so you won't be alone! But we know there...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an Ecology & Biodiversity Master's Student

As an MSc student studying Global Wildlife Science & Policy – a course now called Ecology and Biodiversity – writing about a “typical day” is a pretty difficult task, and I know it’s cliche, but no day is the same. Although Kristina's blog was written before the global pandemic, she's updated her...

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What is a Postgraduate Degree?

Focused, challenging and intensive, postgraduate study can be hugely rewarding , and help you achieve your academic and career goals. Read on to find out all you need to know about postgraduate study. In this blog post, we will cover four types of postgraduate courses in detail - including the...

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What to do on Results Day and Clearing 2024

Is the thought of Results Day keeping you up at night? We know you might be feeling anxious about getting your results, so this step-by-step guide looks at what you need to do - whatever the outcome of your exams - so that Results Day becomes a day of new opportunities.

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How to reassure your child during Clearing | Clearing support

Thousands of students successfully apply to universities every year through Clearing, but how does it work and how can you support your child through this process? Contents: Who is eligible to use Clearing? What happens if my child doesn't get the grades they need? How to prepare for Results Day Be...

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How Jack's PhD is working towards SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Introducing PhD candidate Jack Charnley whose research focuses on primary schools in East Delhi, India. Water is a big deal. Our bodies use water to maintain themselves, and good health is underpinned by access to clean water. Yet, 80% of the world’s population live in areas threatened by water...

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