What We Do to Help New Students Settle in

Going to university can be nerve-wracking, and if you also think you could be applying through Clearing, you might be feeling even more unsettled.  We know our students sometimes have a lot to learn when they join us - it might be the first time they've lived independently, cooked their own meals,...

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This is why International Students Should Choose Newcastle

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Do you want to know why we're one of the most popular higher education destinations? According to the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency, over 500,000 EU and international students are currently studying here, so you won't be alone! But we know there is...

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Can I Change my Clearing Choice?

Worried about what to do if you change your mind about your Clearing choice? Read on to find out the simple steps you need to take to change your Clearing choice, as well as some top tips on how to navigate Clearing calmly and find your dream degree. This blog relates to the Clearing process on...

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What to do on Results Day

Is the thought of Results Day keeping you up at night? We know you might be feeling anxious about getting your  results, so this step-by-step guide looks at what you need to do  - whatever the outcome of your exams - so that Results Day becomes a day of new opportunities. In Scotland, SQA results...

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How to Reassure Your Child During Clearing | Parent's Guide

Tens of thousands of students successfully apply to universities every year through Clearing, but how does it work and how can you support your child through this process? Clearing matches applicants to available university places. Your child will be eligible to use Clearing if: they don’t meet the...

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Your 2021 Student Experience Guide

Going to university comes with such a mix of emotions: from the sadness of leaving your home town, to the excitement of starting a new chapter. It may also come with a new layer of worry this year, as you start your university journey during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help reassure you in the run-up...

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How to Stay Calm During Clearing

At this point in your education, it’s likely there are few days that fill you with as much excitement, dread and anxiety as Results Day. However, few prospective students take a moment to step back and consider how they can make sure their Results Day, and specifically applying through Clearing, is...

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Is it Better to get a Job or do a Master's?

As your undergraduate education comes to a close, don’t be surprised if emotions - and stress levels - are running high. Many students find themselves at a crossroads, confronted with the question: should I continue studying or take the leap into my professional career? The pressures of choosing...

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Should I do a Master’s Degree?

Not sure if studying a Master’s degree is right for you? Wondering if you’re ready to commit to further study and worried how you might finance it? Read on to find out about the different Masters’ courses that are available and how they can pave the way to new opportunities. What is a Master’s...

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