How to balance work, life and study as a postgraduate student

When it comes to achieving a balance between work, family and school, it may feel like you’re never going to get it right. What works for you may not work for me. What worked for you last week may not work for you this week. And so on.  People have made huge careers trying to help others achieve a...

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Charly's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For many prospective students, there's a big question mark hanging over the online learning experience. Find out how Charly, an undergraduate music student, has found things so far. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning? I felt really nervous about a new term of blended learning – I...

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How easy is it to get to Newcastle?

Worried about being able to afford travelling to university or do you just want peace of mind that your family and friends are a short trip away, should you need them? There are lots of reasons for choosing a university that's easy to get to and has plenty of transport links. Find out why Newcastle...

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Can I get into a UK University with an International Baccalaureate?

Are you an IB student considering going to university in the UK? Find out everything you need to know about university entry requirements, including how UCAS points work if you're an IB student, in our latest blog. What is an International Baccalaureate (IB)? The International Baccalaureate Diploma...

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How to apply for a Master's: a step-by-step guide

A Master’s degree can help you refine your career goals as you immerse yourself in a subject you're passionate about. You’ll develop skills highly valued by employers in your chosen discipline and apply your ideas and experience to your studies. If that sounds like the next step you want to take,...

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What might university accommodation be like in 2021?

If you’re thinking about going to university in 2021, are you wondering what it will be like to live away from home? In this blog we’ve tried to give you an insight into what it could be like to live with us, and how we support our students.

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Electronic & Electrical Engineering

Are you interested in studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree? Engineering can be quite a competitive subject area, but don't worry, we're here to help you write a personal statement that's sure to impress.  To help you with your application, we spoke to Richard Glenton, the Deputy...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Nutrition

Are you interested in studying a Food and Human Nutrition degree? One of the first steps to applying to the degree is to write your personal statement.  To help you with your application to study Human Nutrition we spoke with Dr Tom Hill, the Degree Programme Director, to find out what he looks for...

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Flavia's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For current and prospective students, university has become filled with lots of unknowns. If you want to know what the day-to-day life of a student during Covid-19 is like, read our latest blog from undergraduate student Flavia. I am Flavia, a final year student studying Food and Human Nutrition at...

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