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Advice

7 Easy Acts of Kindness

Kindness begins with thoughtfulness, empathy and intent to make someone else happy. In today’s ‘head-in-smartphone’ culture we can easily forget the importance of actively being kind to one another, and especially initiating random acts of kindness which may inspire others to pay it forward and so on. Here are Multimedia

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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

10 of the best veggie restaurants to eat in Birmingham

Our student Anmbrin Amjid discusses the most delicious vegetarian eateries in Birmingham! 2019 was the year that gave vegans and vegetarians more options in the mainstream food market, with stores such as KFC offering the ‘imposter burger’ and Greggs creating the ‘Vegan Sausage Roll’. Despite this, finding restaurants that deliver

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Advice

The UCAS Process

Universities will receive your applications through UCAS, therefore it is important you complete your application correctly with all the relevant information .Your UCAS application is going to highlight your decision to study at University, the qualifications you hold and an opportunity for a teacher/employer to give you a reference. There

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Advice

Managing your mental health and well-being

At Newman University, we understand the worries and stresses that students face. University life can be difficult; perhaps you’re living away from home for the first time worrying about money or, the workload is more than you’ve had to deal with previously. It is important to remember that everybody deals

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Advice

Top 5 tips on how to make the most out of an Open Day

‘What modules am I likely to study?’ ‘What student support is available here?’ ‘What’s it like living in the local area?’ Are all great questions to ask the staff at a university Open Day. Below is a list of our top 5 tips to help you make the most of

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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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Accommodation

How to find your accommodation during Clearing

Searching for a place to live when going to uni can be stressful, even more so if you didn’t get the grades you were hoping for or changed your mind on the uni / course you want to study and found yourself in Clearing. However, finding and applying for accommodation

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Advice

How to Boost your Employability Prospects

Our Senior Careers Officer Melissa, has some handy advice for those of you who want to boost your employability prospects, check them out! If you were going on a long journey in your car tomorrow, what would you do? You would probably plan your route, you may check your tyres,

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