Studying climate change in the High Arctic

This summer, Stage 3 Geography students Eleanor and Rebecca spent a month on Norway’s remote Svalbard archipelago, carrying out research on the Longyearbreen glacier for their dissertation. This is their reflection on what they found and why it’s important.

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Clearing - Greg's story

Worried about Results Day and not sure what it's like to go through Clearing? We talked to Greg, who joined Newcastle University through Clearing, to find out what it was like, how he felt and what life is like studying at Newcastle.


Clearing - Anna's story

Worried about Results Day and not sure what it's like to go through Clearing? We talked to Anna, who joined Newcastle University through Clearing, to find out what it was like, how she felt and what life is like studying at Newcastle.


What is Clearing REALLY like: as told by Students

In 2020, more than 80,000 students secured a spot at university by applying through UCAS Clearing. But what is Clearing really like? There are enough unknowns when it comes to Results Day. Read our blog for the truth about the Clearing experience. 

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Online learning as a postgraduate student

Online learning has been a hot topic during the Covid-19 pandemic, so we asked postgraduate student Lydia about her experience. Read on to find out more. I think I can speak for all of us when I say that 2020 was a bit of a shock to the system.

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How to balance work, life and study as a postgraduate student

When it comes to achieving a balance between work, family and school, it may feel like you’re never going to get it right. What works for you may not work for me. What worked for you last week may not work for you this week. And so on.  People have made huge careers trying to help others achieve a...

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Charly's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For many prospective students, there's a big question mark hanging over the online learning experience. Find out how Charly, an undergraduate music student, has found things so far. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning? I felt really nervous about a new term of blended learning – I...

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Flavia's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For current and prospective students, university has become filled with lots of unknowns. If you want to know what the day-to-day life of a student during Covid-19 is like, read our latest blog from undergraduate student Flavia. I am Flavia, a final year student studying Food and Human Nutrition at...

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Hope's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For those who are struggling to get an idea of what online learning is like, we've asked our current undergraduate students to tell us about their experience. Read how Hope is finding online learning below. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning?  I expected the new term to consist...

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