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5 Things I Took for Granted Before the Covid-19 Outbreak

As a final year student, Ari was was devastated to spend most of her last semester away from University. Here she shares 5 things she took for granted before the COVID-19 outbreak... As a final year student, I was devastated to spend most of my last semester of university… not actually physically...

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Student Diary | A Day in the Life of an International Marketing Student

The university life of a student starts and ends with each semester, in between comes the lectures, workshops, group projects, individual assignments, and final exams.  But what about the rest of your time? There is always scope to add some extracurricular activities in a daily life routine....

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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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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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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 undertook a Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree at Newcastle University in 2016, and...

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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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Ramadan in Lockdown | Ari

Media, Communication and Cultural Studies student Ari shares insight into spending this year’s Ramadan in Newcastle during lockdown. You can also r ead Waqar’s blog about spending this year’s Ramadan at home during lockdown.

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Ramadan in Lockdown | Waqar

Second year Marketing student Waqar shares his insight into spending this year’s Ramadan at home during lockdown. You can also read Ari’s blog about spending this year’s Ramadan in Newcastle during lockdown.

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Student Diary | A day in the life of a Marine Sciences student

     

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