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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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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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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