How do I look after my mental health at uni?

Starting university is an exciting time, but it's also a time of change. You're turning the page to a new chapter, one of self-reliance and self-discovery. So it isn't surprising that some challenges you may face during your time with us - from home sickness to time management - may make you feel...

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A Parent's Guide to Results Day 2022

Results Day – the culmination of months of hard work, when your child receives their exam results and life changes with the opening of an email. The key to surviving Results Day is understanding what happens and how the university admissions process works, particularly as this year it will be set...

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How will my child’s exam results be awarded in 2022?

After nearly two years of disruption, UK students are back to sitting formal exams. But are you still worried about how Covid-19 could affect your child’s results, and wondering how exams will be graded to fairly reflect the impact the pandemic has had on their education?

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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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