Blog Archive

Ryan Johnson
Alumni

In the words of Newman University alumni Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is a recent graduate of Newman University, originally studying BA (Hons) Business Management with us, Ryan went on to complete his MBA, graduating in 2020. Ryan shares with us his journey since leaving Newman. “Where have the past three months gone? In fact, where have the past 18

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Student Wesley
Advice

How Can Postgraduate Degrees Enhance Career Prospects?

“I completed my MRes Humanities (Drama) in August 2020. Since then I have worked with a fellow graduate on the same course as a Graduate Mentor and we have had powerful and inspiring conversations with postgraduate students. This piece aims to capture 3 reasons why postgraduate degrees can develop your

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Senior Lecturer & Course Leader in Mathematics Andrew Toon
Mathematics

Interview with Andrew Toon – Course Leader for BSc (Hons) Mathematics

Our BSc (Hons) in Mathematics equips students with the cognitive and practical problem solving skills to successfully apply mathematical thinking in a wide range of real-world situations. Our course is also accredited by IMA (the Institute of Mathematics and it’s Applications). We caught up with course leader Andrew Toon to

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Student Wesley
Courses

Studying Drama at Newman

I joined Newman University in September 2016 to study Drama after leaving Sixth Form, withdrawing from another university after 2 weeks, then working for a year in my Secondary School / Sixth Form in various departments. Now 5 years on since I got offered my place at Newman I want

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Advice

Lockdown Learning

By Chelsea Pinner and Wesley Rolston (Mentors and MRes Humanities graduates at Newman University). As part of Newman University’s mentoring scheme we are creating content to discuss master’s level and postgraduate level learning (however we hope this content is useful to all students in some way). This short blog details

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Lecturer and students in classroom
Careers

What can I do with an Applied Humanities degree?

Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you, what style of degree will suit you and your long-term career aspirations. Applied Humanities offers a route into numerous professional careers including the following areas: Law

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3 students smiling and talking to lecturer
Advice

What can I do with a Counselling degree?

Newman University’s Careers Progression Coach Clare Vincent, has put together a list of the types of careers a Counselling degree opens up for you. Depending upon the exact content of your degree, you can look at jobs such as: Advice worker Counsellor Counselling Psychologist Family Support Worker High Intensity Therapist

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