Why is English important for international students?

If you want to study at a UK university, knowledge of English is essential. Your degree will be taught in English and it will be the common language you share with friends. Being confident in English as an international student has other benefits, too. Read on to find out why English is important...

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How to revise: 5 top revision techniques

Wondering how to revise for exams? It’s easy to get stuck in a loop of highlighting, copying out, reading and re-reading the same notes. But does it really work? Not all revision techniques are equally effective. In fact, some have more impact than others. It can be hard to know what revision is...

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How can international students open a bank account in the UK?

Opening a student bank account in the UK can be a great way to manage your spending and take advantage of financial offers for university students. Read on to find out how to open a bank account as an international student.

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Celebrating diversity with the Festival of Culture

Every year, the Newcastle University Students’ Union hosts the Festival of Culture – a celebration of diversity and multiculturalism when students share their heritage with others through dance, food, art, and many other activities. We spoke to current Students’ Union Activities Officer Alex...

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International student societies: how to make friends at university

Wondering how you’ll make new friends when you’re studying in the UK? One of the best ways is to join a student society. Newcastle University is home to over 27,000 students from 145 countries. With such a vibrant, multicultural community our societies include groups representing countries from...

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What is a Student visa? | Advice for international students

Most international students who come to the UK to study need a Student visa. Read on to find out how to apply for the first time, learn about visa requirements and costs. Plus, find out how our Visa Support team can help you when it’s time to submit your application.

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Budgeting for students in the UK | Student budget tips

With the rising cost of living, are you wondering how you're going to cope when you go to university?

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Personal statement structure | Advice for international students

As a potential student, you will be asked to write a personal statement – also known as a statement of purpose – detailing your skills, experience, and suitability for the course as part of your application to study at a UK university. Whether you’re just starting your personal statement or looking...

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An international student's guide to late applications & Clearing 2024

Think you've left it too late to study in the UK and apply to Newcastle University this year? Or perhaps you're worrying about your exam results, and don’t know how to make your dream of studying at a Global Top 130 university come true?

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