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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Online learning as a postgraduate student

Online learning has been a hot topic during the Covid-19 pandemic, so we asked postgraduate student Lydia about her experience. Read on to find out more. I think I can speak for all of us when I say that 2020 was a bit of a shock to the system.

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Charly's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For many prospective students, there's a big question mark hanging over the online learning experience. Find out how Charly, an undergraduate music student, has found things so far. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning? I felt really nervous about a new term of blended learning – I...

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Flavia's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For current and prospective students, university has become filled with lots of unknowns. If you want to know what the day-to-day life of a student during Covid-19 is like, read our latest blog from undergraduate student Flavia. I am Flavia, a final year student studying Food and Human Nutrition at...

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Hope's Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

For those who are struggling to get an idea of what online learning is like, we've asked our current undergraduate students to tell us about their experience. Read how Hope is finding online learning below. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning?  I expected the new term to consist...

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James' Story: What is Online Learning Really Like?

University this year is unlike any other year. If you're a little worried about what blended learning means, read our blog from current undergraduate student, James, to find out what online learning is really like. How did you feel about a new term of blended learning?  As a Dental Student, my time...

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How to apply for university accommodation

Moving in to university halls and living on your own, probably for the first time in your life, is a huge part of the student experience. Finding the right accommodation is key to helping you build the confidence and life skills that will make living in halls a time of amazing memories and even...

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How to cope when your son or daughter goes to university

Let’s be honest, it’s tough being a parent when your son or daughter leaves home to go to university. You want them to become the wonderful, confident and independent person you know they can be, but it’s hard to see them go.

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The Top 10 Packing Essentials as Voted by Current Students

We asked current Newcastle University students what they wished someone had told them to pack when they were a Fresher, and their answers may surprise you... Packing too many things or forgetting the most important ones are up there as two of the most common Freshers' mistakes. So, who better to...

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