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’re one of the top 20 'most targeted' universities by the UK's leading employers – 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 access to achieve your career dreams if...

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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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What support is available for 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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How to start a business at university

Some of the world’s biggest names started at university, including Snapchat, Facebook and Google. Could your business be the next addition to that list?  Never has the value of university been more contested than recently. Many prospective students are tempted to skip university, and jump straight...

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How to make your university firm and insurance choices

You’ve received offers to study at university and now you have to decide which one to accept. But what do your offers actually mean and how do you make the right choice for you? Read on to find out more about university offers, the difference between firm and insurance choices and some of the...

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Unibuddy | find out what university is really like

Choosing the right university – whether you’re hoping to do an undergraduate degree or want to go on to postgraduate study – can be tough. Deciding where to go and what to study can take months of research and careful thought and, with so much information available, you can end up feeling a little...

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Staying motivated now that exams have been cancelled

With exams cancelled because of the global pandemic, are you worried about the impact on your plans to study your dream degree?

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