Studying abroad | Diary of a university placement year in South Korea

  Because Robbie's blog was written before the global pandemic, some aspects of the experiences he describes may be different while Covid-19 restrictions are in place. For the latest information about how we're keeping our students and staff safe, visit our dedicated Student Enquiries page....

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How Universities Look After Students | A Guide for Parents

It’s a difficult thing to wave goodbye to your child as they head off to university and their next big adventure. This might be the first time they’ve had to live independently, cook their own meals, or travel to and from a city far from home. How can you be sure they’ll be happy, healthy, and...

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University Expectation vs Reality

Harry, one of our second year students, had many expectations before starting university. Find out about the reality of student life in his own words… When people ask me why I chose to study at Newcastle, I give them two answers.

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Watch: Maisie Williams on Making Your Dreams a Reality

We asked Maisie Williams for her words of wisdom on following your dreams and having the confidence to make a difference. Find out what happened when she visited our campus… What’s your key piece of advice for young people who want to follow their dreams? My key piece of advice for people to who...

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How to Choose Student Accommodation

There’s a lot to think about when choosing the right university for you, and student accommodation is just one of the many things to consider.

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5 Things to do this summer to prep for Year 13

Discover our top 5 things to do to make the most of this summer and be in the best place when September and Year 13 begins… Get to know your subject Use this time to really delve into the degree subjects that inspire you. Now that you’re not at school or revising, think outside the box and look up...

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What is student accommodation really like? | A Guide for Parents

As a parent soon to be dropping your son or daughter off at university, you might be wondering what student accommodation is really like.

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Top 10 Events in January

With the turkey and tinsel firmly behind us, it’s time to turn our thoughts to fresh starts, new beginnings and finally getting up off the sofa! Luckily, with so much on in the Toon this January, you’ll have no problem filling your calendar with energising events. We’ve handpicked some of our...

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Newcastle University Top News Stories 2019

What a year it’s been! Here’s a roundup of how our experts have been helping to make the world a better place in 2019…