Student Diary | A Day in the Life of a Modern Languages Student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Modern Languages student? Find out why Sophie chose to study her course, and what she thinks of the reality of student life... Hello my name is Sophie and I’m a 2nd year Modern Languages student at Newcastle University. I thought you might like...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of a Linguistics Student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Linguistics with Japanese student? Find out why James chose to study his course, and what he thinks of the reality of student life... The nature of this course means that your schedule can be a little more hectic than some of your other friends...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of a Law Student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Law student? Find out why Josh chose to study his course, and what he thinks of the reality of student life... Hi, my name is Josh and I’m a current 3rd year Law with European Studies student at Newcastle University. I thought you might like to...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of a Geography & Planning Student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Geography and Planning student? Find out why Hannah chose to study her subject, and what she thinks of the reality of student life... University life is about so much more than just your studies and your degree. For many of us, it is the first...

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Student Diary | A day in the life of a Combined Honours student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a Combined Honours student? Find out why Claudia chose to study her subjects, and what she thinks of the reality of student life... Being a Combined Honours student means that day-to-day life at university is always varied: with different subjects,...

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When is Newcastle University Open Day?

There's no better way to get a feel for university life than by attending an Open Day. We host both summer and autumn Open Days, so you can choose when to visit us. Our next event is on Saturday 30 September, 2023.

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What to do at an Open Day | Your Open Day checklist

It can be hard to know how to make the most of university Open Days. Fortunately, we’ve pulled together a list of the most important things to do before you attend and while you’re at the event. So, grab a notepad and pen, and dive in to your Undergraduate Open Day checklist…

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What's the difference between school and university?

Sixth form and university differ in many ways – including teaching, learning methods, daily routines, and adapting to a new city. We asked Newcastle University student Ramita about the difference between university and school or college, and how life at university had surprised her after school.

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What life skills do students develop at university? | A guide for parents

Studying for a degree is a huge investment, but it doesn't just culminate in a qualification for your child. With all the hard work comes a myriad of transferable skills that will see them go on to excel in the professional world.

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