Is NHS healthcare free for international students?

The UK has a publicly funded healthcare system called the National Health Service (NHS) which provides a wide range of services. Read on to find out more about the care it offers, how to access services as an international student and whether healthcare is free.

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Why choose a UK university?

Higher education in the UK is held to an incredibly high standard. It’s for this reason that graduates with a degree from a UK university are highly sought after by employers across the globe.

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Top tips for studying in the UK as an Indian student

Relocating to the UK is a big decision, and it’s normal to want to know what to expect before you arrive. We asked our India team to tell us their top tips for prospective Indian students. Read on to find out how you can make your new life as a student in the UK a success.

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What is the Russell Group?

If you're thinking about studying at a UK university you'll probably have heard of the Russell Group. But what is the Russell Group? Which universities are in the group? And what makes them special? Read on to find out.

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How we support our international students

Starting a university degree is an exciting time, particularly when it involves studying in a different country. Newcastle University is home to 29,000 students from 145 countries, so we understand what it’s like for students to study abroad. We also know how sometimes they need a little extra...

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The Graduate visa explained

On 1 July 2021, the UK's Graduate visa opened for applications. But what could this mean for you? In this blog, we've taken a look at how the visa could help you build a life and a career in the UK after university.

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How to get admission into a UK university

Deciding where you want to go to university is just the first step. Next, you’ll need to send an application. Written statements, qualifications and personal details are just some of the information you will need when you apply. There’s a lot to remember when you apply to the UK, but the process...

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What is the academic year like at a UK university?

The standard of education in the United Kingdom is very high. In fact, the UK is known for having some of the highest-ranking universities in the QS World Rankings and Times Higher Education World Rankings. This is why a degree from the UK is respected by employers all over the world. If you’re...

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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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