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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#WeAreTogether: Proud to Help

Tuesday 30th June, marks the launch of Universities UK's "#WeAreTogether: Proud to Help" campaign which recognises, shows appreciation for and gives thanks to all student and staff at UK universities who have stepped up, volunteered, fundraised and much more during the Covid-19 pandemic. Let's put...

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Teetotal in the Toon

After-hours activities at university undoubtedly play an important role, but everyone has a different idea of the "perfect night out". Some enjoy the world-famous Geordie nightlife, but that's not all Newcastle has to offer. Journalism, Media and Culture student, Jenny, is here to share...

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Top Places to Visit in & Around Newcastle Once Lockdown Is Lifted

Newcastle is a city steeped in culture. Lined with striking coastlines, enclosed in rolling countryside and laced with bustling streets. If you're itching to get out and explore, and want a glimpse of what the city and its surroundings have to offer, we’ve collated our top destinations for when...

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Top Virtual Events

Who said staying in can't be fun? Take a look at these unmissable virtual events to keep you entertained through the new normal!

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How to Get to Know Your Flatmates

Living with flatmates is a new experience for most at university. But those you live with, may just become some of the most important people in your university journey! Here's Combined Honours student, Caitilin's, 5 top-tips on how you can get to know them.

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Surprising Things about University

Think university is just about all-nighters in the library and graduating? Well here at Newcastle University, it's much, much more than that! Take a look at some of the surprising things you can get involved in during your time with us...

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My Journey to Newcastle - Arifah

Studying abroad at a top university had always been a dream of mine, and now I have the immense privilege of it being my reality. Upon reflection, it has been quite a journey indeed!

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3 Ways to Make Friends for Life at University

As the cliché saying goes, the friends you meet at university will become your friends for life - and every coming-of-age film depicts that strong friendships are part of what makes university so great. But are you still struggling to find your #squad? Feeling more alone than ever in an era where...

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