This is why International Students Should Choose Newcastle

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Do you want to know why we're one of the most popular higher education destinations? According to the UK's Higher Education Statistics Agency, over 500,000 EU and international students are currently studying here, so you won't be alone! But we know there is...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an Ecology & Biodiversity Master's Student

As an MSc student studying Global Wildlife Science & Policy – a course now called Ecology and Biodiversity – writing about a “typical day” is a pretty difficult task, and I know it’s cliche, but no day is the same. Although Kristina's blog was written before the global pandemic, she's updated her...

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What is a Postgraduate Degree?

Focused, challenging and intensive, postgraduate study can be hugely rewarding , and help you achieve your academic and career goals. Read on to find out all you need to know about postgraduate study. In this blog post, we will cover four types of postgraduate courses in detail - including the...

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How Jack's PhD is working towards SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Because Jack's blog was written before the global pandemic, some aspects of the experiences  described may be different while Covid-19 restrictions are in place. For the latest information about how our programmes are being delivered and how we're keeping our students and staff safe, visit our...

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Your 2021 Student Experience Guide

Going to university comes with such a mix of emotions: from the sadness of leaving your home town, to the excitement of starting a new chapter. It may also come with a new layer of worry this year, as you start your university journey during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help reassure you in the run-up...

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What Master's can I get with a Psychology Degree?

So, you have graduated with an undergraduate psychology degree and you want to do a Master’s. Now what? At this juncture, you have the exciting opportunity to become a specialist or make the leap into a new discipline entirely.   Often, the step from undergraduate to postgraduate means choosing a...

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Why I Chose to go Back to University to do a Master's

Deciding to undertake a Master’s degree after three years of hard work as an undergraduate student can be an intimidating decision. However, it turned out to be the best decision I have ever made. I loved my Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree at Newcastle University. Even with the...

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How to Balance Work, Life, and Postgraduate Study

When I decided to head back to university after taking a year out from studying, I felt worried about how I would settle back into student life. I hadn’t had to write an essay or attend classes in over a year, I didn’t know if the workload would be much bigger than at undergrad, and I was...

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What I Gave up and What I Gained by Going back to University for a Master's

My third year of university was exciting, terrifying, stressful, and existential. I’d studied a course I knew I didn’t want to pursue as a career, and I had no idea where to steer my life. It seemed like half my friends had bagged highly paid consulting/banking grad schemes, whilst I was stuck in a...

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