James' Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

University this year is unlike any other year. If you're a little worried about what blended learning means, read our blog from current undergraduate student, James, to find out what online learning is really like. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning?  As a Dental Student, my time...

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Taught vs. Research Master's: What's the Difference?

Read our blog by Master's student, Hannah, to find out the difference between the types of Master's degrees, and how to choose the right one for you. Applying to postgraduate programmes became one of the most confusing challenges I’d ever faced. Finding a programme that matched what I wanted, a...

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Master's Funding: My Experience and Tips

Other than making sure your Master's application is as strong as possible, ensuring you have the funding you need is the next important stage. Read below the experience of one of our postgraduate students, Amy, and her top tips for applying for funding. When I decided to apply for a Master’s in...

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Where to Safely Social Distance in & Around Newcastle

Journalism, Media, and Culture student, Anna, shares some of her favourite spaces to relax and safely social distance in and around Newcastle... So, let’s talk about the elephant in the room - Covid-19. As we all know, there’s currently a pandemic and the UK is in lockdown. But as we begin to...

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

As a final year student, Ari 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 being...

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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 loved my Media, Communication and Cultural Studies degree at Newcastle University. Even with the...

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