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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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Advice

History student Daniel James Arnold’s story

Daniel James Arnold is an adult learner, he studies History (BA) here at Newman University as well as working as a Senior Team Member and he was keen to share his experience of the course, teaching and the university in general. “This history degree has given me a greater boost

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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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