Living with us | Finding your home from home

Moving away from home for the first time can be a little overwhelming, so when it’s time to choose your university accommodation make sure you research your options. In another of our ‘Living with us’ series of blogs, get an overview of accommodation at Newcastle University – from what’s available,...

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Your Clearing questions answered

Type into Google the phrase ‘no such thing as a stupid question’ and in 0.45 seconds you’ll get 238,000,000 hits – proof, if it was needed, that while we may feel awkward asking a question, we should never feel stupid. So, we’ve come up with some questions of our own about Clearing – the sort of...

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What is Clearing REALLY like: as told by Students

In 2020, more than 80,000 students secured a spot at university by applying through UCAS Clearing. But what is Clearing really like? There are enough unknowns when it comes to Results Day. Read our blog for the truth about the Clearing experience. 

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What do I need for Clearing?

It's natural to be feeling anxious about getting your exam results. But making sure you're prepared is just one way to take some of the stress and guesswork out of Results Day. Read our blog on exactly what you need for Clearing. 

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Top tips for studying in the UK as an Indian student

We asked our India team to tell us their top tips for prospective Indian students. From Indian grocery stores to building a community, find all the information you need to make your new life as a student in the UK a success. Relocating to the UK is a big decision, and it’s normal to want to know...

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What to expect from a virtual summer school

Our Bitesize Uni Summer School is going online this year! But what can you expect from a virtual summer school? And better yet, what can you get out of one?  A big question mark is hanging over the prospect of university for lots of young people at the moment. The world has changed a lot, and it's...

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Clearing 2022 explained

UCAS Clearing opens on Tuesday 5 July 2022. But what actually is Clearing? And why should you apply through it? Read on to find out all this and more. The Clearing route to university is getting more and more popular each year. Though it can come with a degree of uncertainty, there are lots of ways...

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What to Say During Clearing

Look. We get it. Clearing is daunting. But don’t see it as a ‘going out of business' sale. Clearing is just a second opportunity to find your perfect university, when your original plans don’t work out or if you have a change of heart.  When we apply to university, we have an image in our heads of...

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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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