Blog Archive

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Advice

How to get the most of your lectures?

Getting the most out of lectures takes time and some experimenting with different ideas. These suggestions in this blog are things I picked up doing my BA Drama and MRes Humanities at Newman and what I have observed others do,

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Advice

Moving from college to university

Moving from college to university can be filled with so many emotions. It’s a very exciting time but can also be quite unsettling when your unsure of what to expect. Luckily there are things you can do to prepare for

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Easter

Happy Easter!

On Sunday we will celebrate, in what ever way fits, Easter Sunday. I’m already seeing notices for Easter Egg hunts in my local park, and in the spirit of full disclosure I have my own Easter Egg ready for me.

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Easter

Welcome to Holy Week!

This is the name given by Christians to the week that brings us to Easter Sunday. It’s an interesting idea to say that a week is holy and has made me think about what that word means for me. For

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Advice

Importance of volunteering for students

Read this insightful article by Applied Humanities Newman University student Maria on the importance of volunteering for students. “Making the decision to go to university for anybody can be very daunting. With all the time spent on assessments, placements and

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Advice

Creating Your Own Path – Postgraduate Mentoring

While studying and having to balance assignments, coursework, exams, presentation and maybe practical assessments it can hard to consider the future and the next steps on your path. Doing your postgraduate course may make this even harder as you are

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Courses

Studying Drama at Newman

I joined Newman University in September 2016 to study Drama after leaving Sixth Form, withdrawing from another university after 2 weeks, then working for a year in my Secondary School / Sixth Form in various departments. Now 5 years on

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