How to manage the transition from Undergraduate to Postgraduate

Are you considering starting a postgraduate degree? Find out why Antonio decided to do his Master's, and how different it feels to his undergraduate degree... While I was doing my Bachelor's degree, I lived and studied in Paris and Mexico City.

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Student Diary | A day in the life of a Marine Sciences student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Marine Science student? Find out why Tori chose to study her course and what she thinks about student life so far...

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How to study at home effectively (and not get distracted)

The road to successfully studying from home is paved with good intentions. It’s all too easy to get distracted, start playing on your Xbox, or start scrolling through your social media feed, leaving your assignment or revision to gather dust. So, how can you stay focused and really smash out those...

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5 tips for researching universities virtually

Planning on applying to university, but can't visit university campuses? You might think that will make imagining university life difficult, but it doesn't have to. In this blog post, we’ve put together some suggestions on how to choose a university when you can't visit in person. From navigating...

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How to meet your flatmates and coursemates before starting university

These are unusual times, and while we’re all getting to grips with living through computers and trying to get fresh air when we can, you might be wondering how you can get to know your future university flatmates and coursemates from home. But even though some things seem uncertain, there’s still a...

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4 Reasons I Chose To Stay in the UK During the Covid-19 Outbreak

'Should I fly back to my home country or stay in Newcastle where I am?' - the ultimate dilemma plaguing the minds (pun intended!) of every international student in the world during the Covid-19 outbreak. To risk boarding flights full of potential coronavirus carriers, or to remain in a foreign...

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How to Get to Know Your Flatmates

Living with flatmates is a new experience for most at university. But those you live with, may just become some of the most important people in your university journey! Here's Combined Honours student, Caitilin's, 5 top-tips on how you can get to know them.

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Surprising Things about University

Think you know what to expect when you go to university? Take a look at some of the things you can do and get involved in during your time with might be surprised! Contents:

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Student Diary | A day in the life of a History student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a History student? Find out why Evelyn chose to study her course, and what she thinks of the reality of student life...

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