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Being a Lockdown Student

In this third lockdown trying to continue with your studies may feel a tough challenge. When the first lockdown happened last year in March I was finishing my master’s at Newman and as my course ended in August, the last

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Newman University student Saleha
Real student stories

In the words of Saleha

Saleha tells us all about her experience of studying at Newman University. “I heard about Newman University from workshops that I had at my previous College. I found the enrolment process easy. “I study Working with Children, Young People and

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10 Top Tips for Starting Newman University

As a recent graduate of Newman having studied the BA Drama, Theatre and Applied Performance, then the MRes Humanities (Drama), I have outlined 10 key tips for starting university. As I wrote them out, I realised they are things I

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Health and wellbeing

How we look after our Newman University applicants

At Newman University, we provide a great range of developmental and supportive services for our students. Whether you want advice about how to plan your finances as a student, disability-related support or information on how to enhance your study skills

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7 Acts of Kindness

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” – Princess Diana Many of us are struggling with the new ‘normal’ during these

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Current students

How we look after you

At Newman University, we provide a great range of development and support facilities for our students. Whether you want academic, money management, LGBTQ+ support or anything else – we try our best to help take care of your wellbeing. All

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Applied Humanities students
Applied Humanities

Applied Humanities: In our own words

Applied Humanities BA is an accelerated degree which takes St John Henry Newman’s vision for a broad, liberal education and reimagines it for the twenty-first century. As a community of creative researchers, we aim to be true generalists and reject

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2020: Your All Hallows Eve-ning at Home

For many of us across the UK, Halloween will certainly feel a lot different this year. Fancy dress parties with our friends are largely prohibited, cinemas that once showcased our favourite slashers have closed their doors, and perhaps the most

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