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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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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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How important are predicted grades?

Predicted grades help show a university how academically capable you are, and whether you’re likely to achieve the entry requirements needed for the degree you want to study. They’re the results your teachers think you’ll achieve, whether that’s at A Level, in your Scottish Highers, or equivalent...

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How to Prepare for University Interviews 2021

Whether you do a university interview or not will depend on where you want to study and what course. If you’re expecting to interview for a place at university, read on to discover answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from applicants. So, you’ve got an interview at a prospective...

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How to Write a Personal Statement for Music

Music is an incredibly competitive degree, so how can you make sure you stand out in your application? We asked Dr Adam Behr, the Admissions Tutor here at Newcastle University, what he looks for in the perfect music personal statement. There is a lot of pressure on applicants to nail their personal...

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Can I get into university if I’m studying BTECs?

Are you a BTEC student and thinking about applying to university? Find out everything you need to know about university entry requirements and whether universities accept BTEC qualifications in our latest blog. If you’re wondering if you can get into university with BTEC qualifications, we’ve...

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