Living with us | Finding your home from home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a little overwhelming, so when it’s time to choose your university accommodation make sure you research your options. In another of our ‘Living with us’ series of blogs, get an overview of accommodation at Newcastle University – from what’s available,...

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Your Clearing questions answered

Type into Google the phrase ‘no such thing as a stupid question’ and in 0.58 seconds you’ll get 73,9000,000 hits – proof, if it was needed, that while we may feel awkward asking a question, we should never feel stupid. So, we’ve come up with some questions of our own about Clearing – the sort of...

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What is the Russell Group?

If you are thinking about studying at a UK university you will probably have heard of the Russell Group. But what is it? Which universities are in the group? And what makes them special? Read on to find out.

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Study with us | How you’ll learn at university 

Wondering what it’s like to study at university, how different lectures will be compared to classes at school or college, and how you’ll be supported to learn? Read on to explore some of the ways you’ll learn and find out how skills you’ve already mastered are about to make the move from school to...

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Helping make your career dreams come true

We’ve been awarded 5 QS Stars for Student Employability (2022), so we know how to prepare you for life after your degree. That means you’ll leave us as a highly desirable graduate, ready to take the next steps in your career. Read on to find out about the resources, services and advice you could...

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Study with us | Adding to your degree

Your university experience isn’t just about studying for a degree, it’s also your chance to develop valuable employability skills, broaden your horizons and gain real-world experience that could help you lay the foundations for your future career. In this ‘Study with us’ blog, we’ve taken a look at...

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How we support our international students

Starting a university degree is an exciting time, particularly when it involves studying in a different country.  Newcastle University is home to 29,000 students from 140 countries, so we understand what it’s like for students to study abroad. We also know how sometimes they need a little extra...

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5 minutes with: Nancy Kerr-Elliott, Folk and Traditional Music Degree

Acclaimed folk musician Nancy Kerr-Elliott has recently joined Newcastle University as a Lecturer in Folk and Traditional Music. With 40 years' experience playing the violin and a wealth of knowledge spanning composition, traditional song, English violin repertoire and music therapy, Nancy brings...

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5 transferable skills from university

Transferable skills are skills that can be applied to any situation or workplace. For example, communication skills or problem-solving.  When you go to university, you become an expert in your subject area but you also build on valuable skills that will help you in your professional career, and can...

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