Blog Archive

Man kicking football

Football and Fasting

Dr Ibrahim Akubat, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Health at Newman University, has recently written a blog post that reflects on the challenges faced by fasting athletes, particularly professional footballers, during the holy month of Ramadan. “The Muslim holy month

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The cost of living and managing your student finances

“Studying at university offers so many amazing opportunities such as learning new skills in a subject you love, gaining new experiences and broadening your mind. It also pushes you into the world of financial independence. “Depending on your lifestyle and

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Balancing work and studying at university

A-level Psychology, Modern History and Biology student Ruby, from King Edwards VI College, Stourbridge joined us for work experience this week and wanted to share with you, how you can help to balance work and studying at university. “Starting a

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Criminology students and lecturer sitting around table at university

Studying Criminology at Newman University

2nd year Criminology student Ellie, discusses what it’s like to study Criminology at Newman University. “At first glance, it would appear that Criminology involves studying serial killers that you see in Netflix documentaries or delving into the mind of a

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Student Ambassadors on campus

The Life of a Student Ambassador

Newman University Criminology BA (Hons) student Ellie Brace, discusses what it’s like to be a Student Ambassador at Newman. She talks about the activities she’s been involved in since her time as an Ambassador and why she enjoys the role

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