World Environment Day | Our Planet Needs Our Help

Our planet needs our help. In April 2019 we signalled our commitment to climate change action by joining a number of organisations in the UK and all over the world to declare a climate emergency.  


We Stand With You

On #blackouttuesday and always, we continue to show support for our black community at Newcastle University and beyond. We do not tolerate racism of any kind at our University and across our campus, we work hard to promote an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone in our community. In...


How to Stay Calm During Clearing

It’s likely there are few days that fill students with as much excitement, dread and anxiety as Results Day. But it is possible to step back and consider how you can make your Results Day, and specifically applying through Clearing, as calm and straightforward as possible. So, below, we’ve listed...

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Is it Better to get a Job or do a Master's?

As your undergraduate education comes to a close, don’t be surprised if emotions - and stress levels - are running high. Many students find themselves at a crossroads, confronted with the question: should I continue studying or take the leap into my professional career? The pressures of choosing...

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Newcastle University Energy Month Webinars

Despite well-intentioned ambition, the UK and other nations are not prepared for the challenges climate change will bring. Bringing together a wealth of expertise across disciplines at Newcastle University, our Centre for Energy aims to unify efforts towards a new way of thinking about energy...


Should I do a Master’s Degree?

Not sure if studying a Master’s degree is right for you? Wondering if you’re ready to commit to further study and worried how you might finance it? Read on to find out about the different Masters’ courses that are available and how they can pave the way to new opportunities. What is a Master’s...

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Coping with an ‘Empty Nest’ | A Guide for Parents

For your child, going to university is the start of something new and exciting. For you as a parent, it’s the end of a chapter in your life and theirs.  So how do you cope when they’re not around anymore and the family nest is feeling empty?

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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Virtual Open Day

Many prospective students are well versed on the ins and outs of ‘traditional’ university open days: what to expect, whether to bring parents, things to ask. But, how can you make the most of a virtual open day? Although Covid-19 restrictions are starting to ease in the UK, chances are most...

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How to prepare for a Masters after a break from university

Are you thinking about returning to university as a Masters student after a break? Discover our top tips for how to prepare for higher education… Returning to university after some time in employment, volunteering, or travelling is both a big decision and an exciting new beginning. You might...

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