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Christmas tree at Newman University
Advice

Mince Pies, Tinsel and a little bit of study prep

Christmas is usually a time spent with friends and family, putting your feet up after completing the first part of the academic year, and racing to choose your favourite chocolate out of the tub of Celebrations. As much as all you want to do is relax, it is important to

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Advice

Thinking of changing courses at university?

Sometimes we question the decisions we make and choosing what course you want to study at university is quite a big one. If you find yourself having doubts over whether you have chosen the right course at university, it is not something you should ignore. It is important to talk

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Advice

How to make a successful UCAS Application

Over the coming weeks you will no doubt be pulling together all of your course research, completing those crucial personal statements and sitting down to complete your application via UCAS Apply. Follow these top tips as you work through your application…

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Fun things to do in Birmingham

Birmingham City Secrets

Think you know Birmingham? Think again! We’ve got the lowdown on things to do in and around Birmingham… Birmingham is an exciting and culturally diverse city known as the second city with Europe’s youngest population, and more canals than Venice – that’s a great pub quiz fact! Our Favourite things

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Real student stories

It’s All Kicking Off: The Rise of Womens Football at Newman

Written by Newman student Sarah Christie The England Women’s National team are ranked third in the world by FIFA and are currently battling their way through the knockout stages of the 2019 Women’s World Cup, being held in France. Women’s football has grown tremendously over the last ten years, with

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Advice

5 easy ways to budget at university

You may have chosen to live at home whilst studying or move away and live independently for the first time when you begin your time at University, but whichever option you choose it’s important to learn how to budget. University might be the first time you have received a large

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Advice

Surviving life after University

So, you’ve done it! You’ve completed your degree and it’s now time to think about what the next steps are… It might first seem like a shock to the system if you have to move back home and no longer live with your flatmates, have to live by the rules

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