Living with us | Live your best ResLife

Living away from home for the first time, learning new life skills and making new friends, can feel like a daunting prospect. That’s why we’ve developed ResLife. In this blog – part of our ‘Living with Us’ series – we’ve focused on the network of support ResLife provides for our first-year...

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Living with us | Finding your home from home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a little overwhelming, so when it’s time to choose your university accommodation make sure you research your options. At Newcastle University, you can only apply for accommodation if you are holding an offer to study with us. We'll then let you know...

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Your Clearing questions answered

Got a query about Clearing? Read on for the answers to some frequently asked questions about what happens during Clearing. Contents: When does UCAS Clearing start? Is Clearing just about filling courses no one wants? Do I have to pay to go through Clearing? I’m an international student, can I apply...

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What is Clearing REALLY like: as told by students

Every year, thousands of students secure a spot at university by applying through UCAS Clearing. But what is Clearing really like? Read our blog for the truth about the Clearing experience from those who know it best - students who secured their spot at Newcastle University by applying through...

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What do I need for Clearing?

UCAS Clearing can be unpredictable, but it's also a great opportunity for students to find their perfect university. Make sure you're prepared and know what you need if you go through Clearing - it will take a lot of stress and guesswork out of the process. Read our guide to getting the most out of...

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Top tips for studying in the UK as an Indian student

Relocating to the UK is a big decision, and it’s normal to want to know what to expect before you arrive. We asked our India team to tell us their top tips for prospective Indian students. Read on to find out how you can make your new life as a student in the UK a success.

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Clearing 2024 explained

The Clearing route to university is getting more and more popular each year. Managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), Clearing is an opportunity for universities to fill course vacancies and for students to snap up one of those places.

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What to say during Clearing

Look, we get it. Clearing is daunting. But don’t see it as a ‘going out of business' sale. Clearing is actually just another opportunity to find your perfect university. During Clearing, you will have to call each university you’re interested in and have an informal chat about why you’d like to...

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What is a Bachelor’s degree?

A Bachelor’s degree is one of the most common and widely available degrees that you can study at university in the UK. But do you know how long it takes to complete a Bachelor’s, what the different abbreviations mean in degree titles, or what you can do with your qualification after you have...

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