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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Study with us | A guide to our facilities

According to one of the most popular university ranking systems – QS World University Rankings – our facilities are five-star. High specification labs, innovative teaching and lecture spaces, clinical skills suites, rehearsal spaces, industry standard workshops and studios, are just the tip of the...

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How important are GCSEs?

It can be hard to think further than school or college when you're a young person, especially during Covid-19. In this blog, we'll talk you through how GCSEs can inform your next steps. Your GCSEs are the jumping-off point for your future.

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What is the academic year like at a UK university?

The standard of education in the United Kingdom is very high. In fact, the UK is known for having some of the highest ranking universities in the QS World Rankings, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities. This is why a degree from the UK is respected by employers...

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A Guide to Student Work Placements in 2021

Lots of students are looking into work placements to give them real-world experience, on top of the skills and knowledge they learn during a degree. Read on to find out more about what a placement year involves, and if a placement year is right for you. In this blog, you will find answers to:

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This is what happens when you apply for a postgraduate degree

The postgraduate application process differs a lot from the undergraduate one. So it's normal to feel uncertain about how to secure a place on a postgraduate degree.  From making your application all the way to your induction, read our complete, step-by-step guide to applying for postgraduate study.

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