Trick your brain to improve your revision

Want to know how your brain works when you’re revising and how you can make what you learn stay in your head?   Our School of Psychology focuses on the scientific and experimental study of mind and behaviour with many of our degree programme leaders recognised as experts in their field – in fact...

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Need revision advice? We asked our students...

With exams just around the corner, we wanted to give you some top revision tips that actually work. So, we spoke to our students Ashley, Olivia, Giorgia and Leila. Here’s what they had to say:  

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How are exams changing for 2022?

Starting to feel the pressure with exams just around the corner? Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, sitting a formal exam might be a first for you and you might not know what to expect.   So, in this blog, we have pulled together a breakdown of what happens on the day, how A Level (and equivalent)...

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What are Offer Holder Days?

An Offer Holder Day is a daylong event where you can visit the University and delve deeper into your chosen degree programme through a range of activities, alongside other students who have been given an offer to study on the same course as you. Once you receive an offer from your chosen...

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Top places to explore in Newcastle

Want to discover more about Newcastle and see what this beautiful and friendly city has to offer? Read on to explore its history, culture and some of the top locations you simply cannot miss.

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Is NHS healthcare free for international students?

The UK has a publicly funded healthcare system called the National Health Service (NHS) which provides a wide range of services. Read on to find out more about the care it offers, how to access services as an international student and whether healthcare is free.

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Gone through Clearing? Find out what happens next?

You’ve gone through Clearing and got the place on the degree that you want. You’ve done it; you’re off to university! But what happens next? How do you confirm your offer? Will your student finance be affected now that you’re going to a different university, and how can you find somewhere to live...

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Living with us | Molly’s story

Want to know what Uni halls are really like? In another of our ‘Living with Us’ series of blogs find out what happened when Molly applied for accommodation with us, how she moved in during lockdown, and get her top tips on living with flatmates. Hi, I’m Molly, and I'm studying Philosophy. During my...

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Living with us | Supporting you is teamwork

Making sure our students feel safe and supported living with us is all about teamwork. In another of our ‘Living with us’ series of blogs, we’ve taken a look at how our great teams at Newcastle will help you settle in once you’ve joined us, and how they work to make sure you have the best possible...

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