Your 2021 Student Experience Guide

Going to university comes with such a mix of emotions: from the sadness of leaving your home town, to the excitement of starting a new chapter. It may also come with a new layer of worry this year, as you start your university journey during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help reassure you in the run-up...

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How Much Money Should Parents Give University Students?

Part of the student experience for your son or daughter is learning how to live independently, pay their bills, and manage their money. But what if they need financial help while they are studying? How much should you contribute? 

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Women in STEM | Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

For the first time ever, there are more than 1 million women working in core STEM roles across the UK. To mark this significant milestone we're celebrating some of the incredible women we have in STEM roles here at Newcastle University. You can also meet some of our inspirational women working in...


Women in STEM | Faculty of Medical Sciences

For the first time ever, there are more than 1 million women working in core STEM roles across the UK. To mark this significant milestone we're celebrating some of the incredible women we have in STEMM roles here at Newcastle University. You can also meet some of our inspirational women working in...


What Master's can I get with a Psychology Degree?

So, you have graduated with an undergraduate psychology degree and you want to do a Master’s. Now what? At this juncture, you have the exciting opportunity to become a specialist or make the leap into a new discipline entirely.   Often, the step from undergraduate to postgraduate means choosing a...

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Why I Chose to go Back to University to do a Master's

Deciding to undertake a Master’s degree after three years of hard work as an undergraduate student can be an intimidating decision. However, it turned out to be the best decision I have ever made. I loved my Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree at Newcastle University. Even with the...

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World Oceans Day | Our Planet Needs Our Help

Over the years our researchers have delved to the depths of our oceans seeking to discover more about them, in order for us to learn how to better maintain and care for them. 


How to Balance Work, Life, and Postgraduate Study

When I decided to head back to university after taking a year out from studying, I felt worried about how I would settle back into student life. I hadn’t had to write an essay or attend classes in over a year, I didn’t know if the workload would be much bigger than at undergrad, and I was...

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What I Gave up and What I Gained by Going back to University for a Master's

My third year of university was exciting, terrifying, stressful, and existential. I’d studied a course I knew I didn’t want to pursue as a career, and I had no idea where to steer my life. It seemed like half my friends had bagged highly paid consulting/banking grad schemes, whilst I was stuck in a...

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