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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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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Cost-of-living: how we can support you

Find out about our £1.7 million package of financial and wellbeing support and how we’re helping our student community during their time at Newcastle. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), 92% of higher education students say their living costs have risen compared to last year. At...

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This is how we support our students' mental health

University can feel daunting sometimes, and that's okay. Here are some of the resources and support available to look after your mental health at Newcastle University. Taking care of our students' mental health at university is priority number one.

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This is how we're creating a sustainable university

Newcastle University is 4th in the UK and joint 24th in the world for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023. Let's find out why. In this blog, we'll be digging into what these rankings mean and why they're important, as well as what being a sustainable...

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How do I look after my mental health at university?

Starting university is an exciting time, but it's also a time of change, and that can be unsettling. As you turn the page to a new chapter of self-reliance and self-discovery, you could be feeling a little worried about some of the challenges you might face at uni. To help you look after your...

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Top places to explore in Newcastle

Want to discover more about Newcastle and see what this beautiful and friendly city has to offer? Read on to find out more about our city's history, culture, and some of the top places to explore in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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Living with us | Molly’s story

Want to know what Uni halls are really like? In another of our ‘Living with Us’ series of blogs find out what happened when Molly applied for accommodation with us and get her top tips on living with flatmates. Hi, I’m Molly, and I'm studying Philosophy. During my first year at Newcastle, I lived...

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