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Advice

Student Finance Top Tips

Our very own student Anmbrin who has been through the finance application process herself provides you with her top tips. Applying to study at university can be a daunting time with so many forms and such little time. It can seem so complicated, with you feeling as though you are

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Advice

Mindful of Mental Health

  – By student Hafsah Ali – A phrase that we hear every day, evident in wherever you go; Mental Health. What was once a taboo topic has finally risen to the light, however, due to it being a misunderstood concept many people are still yet to understand what mental health

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Advice

Charlotte’s Exam Revision Tips

Unfortunately, there is no easy or simple way to revise for exams and there are no real hacks to do it overnight. Before sitting down to revise you must remember that not every way of revising works for everyone, some methods will work better for one person than another, so

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Advice

Student Finance

There are two main costs when thinking about your degree programme: Tuition Fees – cost of the course Between £6,000- £9,250 Maintenance costs – cost of living Think about your accommodation, travel, food and course materials. Tuition Fee Loan Covers all of the student’s tuition fees (£6,000-£9,250) Non-means tested and

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Advice

How to Use UCAS Extra

UCAS Extra is another chance for you to gain a place at a university or college. Applications to UCAS Extra open on 25th February and run until 5th July 2020. Senior Student Recruitment Manager David, talks you through the process. You will be eligible to use UCAS Extra if you

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Accommodation

Living in student accommodation at Newman University

For my first year at Newman University, I decided to live in student accommodation. During this time I lived in one of the old halls (Maryvale) and shared a kitchen and bathroom. Living on-site has been so useful as accommodation is a part of the main campus and basically all

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Advice

“Student transition: A sense of belonging and becoming at Newman University and the importance of focusing on foundation year experiences within HE; recognizing individual growth.’’ Daniel Arnold, 2nd Year, Level 5 History Student

Newman University student Daniel, shares his views on the importance of focusing on foundation year experiences. Starting at University can be a very new experience for some individuals and a daunting one indeed for some students – I remember the first few weeks of my first year at HE having

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Advice

How journaling can help in your time at university

Studies in Primary Education student Charlotte, shares tips on how to stay organised and stress-free at university by writing in a journal. Most people carry the belief that journaling is much like having a diary, a place to write what they did that day, how they felt and whoever they’re

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Advice

Studying History: Transition from year one into year two

History student Daniel, talks about his transition from year one into year two here at Newman. “Studying history at Newman University has, quite honestly, been one of the best personal experiences of my life. My first year in history focused on an introduction to the ancient world and modern American

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Advice

UCAS decision deadline dates to put in your calendar

Senior Recruitment Manager David, gives you the key UCAS decision deadline dates. When you receive your last decision from your UCAS application you will then need to begin to make decisions regarding your final choices. By this point you will have no doubt attended Open Days and Applicant Visit Days

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