Unibuddy | find out what university is really like

Choosing the right university – whether you’re hoping to do an undergraduate degree or want to go on to postgraduate study – can be tough. Deciding where to go and what to study can take months of research and careful thought and, with so much information available, you can end up feeling a little...

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This is what to do if you've missed the Student Finance deadline

Still need to sort out your undergraduate student loan? Don’t panic! Find out how to apply for student finance late, as well as tips to get your loan quicker, below. In this blog, find answers to: 

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Staying motivated now that exams have been cancelled

With exams cancelled because of the global pandemic, are you worried about the impact on your plans to study your dream degree?

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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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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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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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