How to write a personal statement for university

Writing an eye-catching personal statement could be the thing that earns you a place at your favourite university to study your dream degree. But with so much out there on how to write a personal statement, how can you tell what the best advice is? Follow our step-by-step guide to crafting a...

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ICSC Internships | Pippa's story

Since 2021, the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC) has offered internships to Newcastle University students as part of its efforts to bridge the gap between past and present human rights challenges. The ICSC helps to preserve the memories of historic sites and memorials around...

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An international student's guide to late applications & Clearing 2024

Think you have left it too late to study in the UK and apply to Newcastle University this year? Or perhaps you are worrying about your exam results, and don’t know how to make your dream of studying at a Global Top 130 university come true?

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Study in the UK | What is an undergraduate degree?

Chances are you have heard the terms ‘undergraduate’ and ‘undergraduate degree’ while researching what it would be like to study at a UK university. But do you know what they mean? In this blog, we have looked at some of the commonly asked questions about UK undergraduate degrees, what they are,...

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The A*STAR PhD programme for career success | Burak’s story

Computer Science student Burak is taking the A*STAR route to achieve his PhD.

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Built for you: what current students look forward to in our new engineering building

Our redeveloped Stephenson Building will be the place for future engineers and visionaries to come together and tackle world challenges. Some of our current students wanted to share their excitement about the project, so here are their stories…

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Global Young Scientists Summit | James' story

Imagine rubbing shoulders with some of the most talented scientific minds in the world today. Physics with Astrophysics student James got the chance to do just that at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2023 in Singapore. We caught up with him to ask about his experiences.

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Studying an online Master's in Law

In this blog, find out how you can study a postgraduate Law degree online from the comfort of your own home. Flexibility in learning creates more space to work your studies around your lifestyle and gives you access to leaders in the field through virtual interactive sessions...

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Once-in-a-lifetime Falklands trip: A national schools competition

As part of a national schools competition, we sent seven prize-winners to the Falkland Islands for eight days, during which they engaged with wildlife, learned about conservation and experienced the local way of life. Read on, to find out more about the competition and this once-in-a-lifetime trip…