What Newcastle University does to help new students settle in

Going to university can be nerve-wracking; it might be the first time you've lived independently, cooked your own meals, or travelled far from home. We know our students sometimes have a lot to learn when they join us, but we're here to help you find your place with us and thrive. Wondering what...

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Teetotal in the 'Toon' | Alcohol-free activities for students

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

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5 ways 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 are Combined Honours student Caitlin's top 5 ways to get to know your flatmates:

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6 surprising facts about Newcastle University

Think you know what to expect when you go to university? Take a look at some of the things you can do and get involved in during your time with us...you might be surprised!

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From course mates to lifelong pals | How to make friends at uni

Every coming-of-age film depicts the strong friendships you make at university. But are you still struggling to find your #squad? Feeling more alone than ever in an era when everyone is supposedly connected? It’s not always easy to make new comrades. Here Media, Communication and Cultural Studies...

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Newcastle University student societies | Have fun and make friends

Trying to imagine life at university? Join us as we take you on a tour of some of our student societies. There’s more to student life than studying. Our Students’ Union is home to over 180 student societies that welcome new members every day.

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