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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How much does it cost to study at a UK university?

Studying in the UK is possibly one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your career. But with so many factors to take into account, there is no exact figure for how much that investment is going to cost. For example, your tuition fees will vary depending on your course, course length...

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10 reasons why your son or daughter should study in the UK

The UK is one of the most popular overseas study destinations for international students, but is it right for your son or daughter? Read on to find out. A higher standard of education

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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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Applying to a UK university | How to write a personal statement

When you apply to do an undergraduate degree at a UK university you will need to apply online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). And part of that process involves writing a personal statement. But what is a personal statement? And how can you make sure yours stands out?

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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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This is how to write an English Language and Linguistics personal statement

When you're applying to uni, a personal statement is your chance to showcase what you can offer. It's important to be persuasive, direct, and really project your love of your subject. You also need to highlight why you think your chosen university should want you. Ultimately an English Language and...

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