A Parent's Guide to Results Day 2022

Results Day – the culmination of months of hard work, when your child receives their exam results and life changes with the opening of an email. The key to surviving Results Day is understanding what happens and how the university admissions process works, particularly as this year it will be set...

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How will my child’s exam results be awarded in 2022?

After nearly two years of disruption, UK students are back to sitting formal exams. But are you still worried about how Covid-19 could affect your child’s results, and wondering how exams will be graded to fairly reflect the impact the pandemic has had on their education?

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Finding postgraduate funding - top tips on searching and applying

Thinking of studying at postgraduate level this year? Good news, it’s not too late to find funding. In our latest blog, we help you source the latest funding opportunities and cover our top tips for a winning application. Read on to find out more. Pursuing further study to achieve your career goals...

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An international student's guide to late applications and Clearing 2022

Think you’ve left it too late to study in the UK and apply to Newcastle University this year? Or perhaps you’re worrying about your exam results, and don’t know how to make your dream of studying at a world top 125 university come true? In fact, not only do you still have plenty of time to apply to...

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Applying through UCAS – a guide for parents of international students

Applying to university is an exciting time for your child, especially if they have decided they want to study at a university in the UK.

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Trick your brain to improve your revision

Want to know how your brain works when you’re revising and how you can make what you learn stay in your head?   Our School of Psychology focuses on the scientific and experimental study of mind and behaviour with many of our degree programme leaders recognised as experts in their field – in fact...

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Need revision advice? We asked our students...

With exams just around the corner, we wanted to give you some top revision tips that actually work. So, we spoke to our students Ashley, Olivia, Giorgia and Leila. Here’s what they had to say:  

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How are exams changing for 2022?

Starting to feel the pressure with exams just around the corner? Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, sitting a formal exam might be a first for you and you might not know what to expect.   So, in this blog, we have pulled together a breakdown of what happens on the day, how A Level (and equivalent)...

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Applying to a UK university | How to write a personal statement

When you apply to do an undergraduate degree at a UK university you will need to apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). And part of that process involves writing a personal statement. But what is a personal statement? And how can you make sure yours stands out?

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