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.

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What is the difference between BSc and BA Hons?

There’s a lot to think about when choosing an undergraduate degree and lots of new names and terminology to understand. Most degrees will have BA or BSc attached to their titles – but what do they mean? And what is the difference between a BSc and BA? Find out in our latest blog…

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How to apply to uni after a gap year

Whether you want some breathing room after your A Levels or a chance to see the world, there are many reasons to take a year out before studying a degree. Find out what you need to do when you're ready to apply below. There is so much information available about the 'typical' university application...

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Why choose Newcastle University?

There's a lot to think about when it comes to choosing a university, from finding the right course to choosing a city where you will feel at home.

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5 tips for getting the most out of a virtual Open Day

Many prospective students are well versed on the ins and outs of ‘traditional’ university Open Days: what to expect, whether to bring parents, things to ask. But, how can you make the most of a virtual Open Day?

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How to study at home effectively (and not get distracted)

The road to successfully studying from home is paved with good intentions. It’s all too easy to get distracted, start playing on your Xbox, or start scrolling through your social media feed, leaving your assignment or revision to gather dust. So, how can you stay focused and really smash out those...

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5 tips for researching universities virtually

Planning on applying to university, but can't visit university campuses? You might think that will make imagining university life difficult, but it doesn't have to. In this blog post, we’ve put together some suggestions on how to choose a university when you can't visit in person. From navigating...

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When is Newcastle University Open Day?

There's no better way to get a feel for university life than by attending an Open Day. We host both summer and autumn Open Days, so you can choose when to visit us. This year, we're hosting events in June, September and November, giving you plenty of opportunity to join us on campus.

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What to do at an Open Day | Your Open Day checklist

It can be hard to know how to make the most of university Open Days. Fortunately, we’ve pulled together a list of the most important things to do before you attend and while you’re at the event. So, grab a notepad and pen, and dive in to your Undergraduate Open Day checklist…

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