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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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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Teacher and infant
Advice

No-one forgets a good teacher! Could that be you?

Teaching is a very rewarding career and a much-needed profession for the common and public good of our communities Have you considered a career in teaching? Have you enjoyed home schooling over the last few weeks and would like to put your new found talents to great use in the

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Students sitting in classroom
Advice

What can I do with a Youth & Community Work degree?

When choosing what to study at Newman, it is important to make sure the subject suits your requirements. Make sure you consider: your strengths and interests, the style of the course and your long-term career aspirations. A degree such as Youth & Community Work will enable you to gain a

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