Meet our in-house Careers Team

Did you know that here at Newcastle we have a huge student-facing department entirely dedicated to helping you prepare for the job market and achieve your dreams? We met with some of the team and asked them for their Careers Service highlights. Our Careers Service Information Officers, Careers...

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Top 10 tips for self-care at school this year

Back to school and feeling a little overwhelmed by strange timetabling and safety precautions in the classroom? Covid-19 has had a huge impact on how we go about our daily lives in the UK, so it’s understandable if you’re feeling anxious about how your future, and your studies, have been affected.

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How to Apply to University After a Gap Year 2023

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. Taking a different route to most students can leave you feeling a little out at...

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The Top 10 Packing Essentials as Voted by Current Students

We asked some of our Newcastle University students what they wished someone had told them to pack when they were a Fresher, and their answers may surprise you... Packing too many things or forgetting the most important ones are up there as two of the most common Freshers' mistakes. So, who better...

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What will student accommodation look like in 2020?

Much has changed so far this year, so you’ll be wondering what your future student accommodation might look like in 2020. Over the last several months, our accommodation and residences teams have been working hard to ensure that all first year students have an enjoyable accommodation experience...

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Why Choose Newcastle University 2023

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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How will my exam grades be awarded in 2021?

  This blog has been produced by our marketing team to summarise information about how grades will be calculated in 2021. Please note, the information it contains may be subject to change.

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Newcastle experience at the heart of your induction programme in 2020

We’ve always been proud of the warm welcome we give our new students – in fact we’re well known for how friendly we are! And this year, against the backdrop of Covid-19, we’re working extra hard to support you. We’re gearing up as never before to help you settle in to our vibrant student community,...

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How Long Does Clearing Take?

The wait until Results Day is long enough, without having to wait even longer to know if you’ve secured a place through Clearing.  First things first, remember to stay calm. Not getting the results you need to secure your firm or insurance choice can feel scary, especially since things suddenly...

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