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…


11 Unmissable Vegan Spots in Newcastle

Happy Veganuary! To celebrate we’ve put together some of our favourite places to grab a plant-based bite to eat around town…

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How to Revise - Study Tips That Really Work

Make the most of revision time and ace those exams with our step-by-step guide on how to improve concentration, how to revise effectively, and how to create a revision timetable that works.     Whether you’re just starting to think about how to revise or you’ve reached a point where you feel like...

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Top 12 Events in November

The Argie Bhaji Food Battle, Wylam Brewery Let the Curry Battle commence!

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Top 5 Firework Displays in Newcastle

'Remember remember' to enjoy some Bonfire Night celebrations this November. Whether you're new to Newcastle or simply seeking out the hottest displays in town, we've hand-picked some of the area's most sparkling bonfire celebrations you won't want to miss. Saltwell Park Fireworks, Gateshead One of...

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How to Choose a University

Trying to narrow down your higher education longlist? Read on for 5 ways to REALLY get to know your university choices… Choosing a university is the biggest decision of your life so far. At this point, you may have chosen a subject to study, but you still haven’t worked out which universities to...

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This is What Happens When You Apply To University

How do you apply to university, and what exactly happens along the way? From writing your personal statement to when to start packing your suitcase, discover the ins and outs of the university application process with our handy 10-step guide to university.  You might have talked to parents,...

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