What exams are needed to study in the UK?

If you are an international student and want to study for a degree at a UK university, one of the first things you should do is check the qualifications you need to apply. These qualifications – and your grades – will form a huge part of your application. However, they are not the only entry...

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A Guide to Student Work Placements in 2021

Lots of students are looking into work placements to give them real-world experience, on top of the skills and knowledge they learn during a degree. Read on to find out more about what a placement year involves, and if a placement year is right for you. In this blog, you will find answers to:

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Online learning as a postgraduate student

Online learning has been a hot topic during the Covid-19 pandemic, so we asked postgraduate student Lydia about her experience. Read on to find out more. I think I can speak for all of us when I say that 2020 was a bit of a shock to the system.

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Applying to university when you've missed the UCAS deadline

Not every student's journey to university is the same. If you miss the UCAS application deadline, whatever your reasons, don't worry - there are other opportunities to apply to university. Read on to find out more.

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This is what happens when you apply for a postgraduate degree

The postgraduate application process differs a lot from the undergraduate one. So it's normal to feel uncertain about how to secure a place on a postgraduate degree.  From making your application all the way to your induction, read our complete, step-by-step guide to applying for postgraduate study.

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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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