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Student Jessica Muxlow
Current students

Attending a disability-friendly university

Attending a disability friendly university is integral to a positive university experience for disabled students. Newman University is one of the few universities in the UK with special adaptations on campus to accommodate disabled individuals. As a disabled person myself, I use a wheelchair and I am supported by a

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Current students

How we look after you

At Newman University, we provide a great range of development and support facilities for our students. Whether you want academic, money management, LGBTQ+ support or anything else – we try our best to help take care of your wellbeing. All of our services are operating remotely, with some on-campus appointments

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Current students

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, this year it is estimated to begin on Monday 12th April and predicted to end on Wednesday 12th May. Every year the start date varies and is decided at the sighting of the moon. Muslims spend the entire month fasting from

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COVID-19

TV recommendations

Now that you won’t be on campus for a while, you might find yourself with free time. How about binge watching some comedies? Or getting lost in fantasy and sci-fi? Here are some shows that can fill your time: Comedies: Friday night dinner (Season 6 out soon) This follows a

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Current students

Commuting to Newman University

Dan is a student who commutes to Newman and wanted to share the different types of transport available for you. Newman University is situated just outside of Birmingham City Centre and has many great bus and rail links in the wider surrounding areas, including Dudley and Wolverhampton. The journey is

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Student Bethany
Advice

Revision Tips!

Exam season seems right around the corner and you may be worrying about when to start revision and what is the best way to begin. Or maybe you haven’t really thought about it yet and this is can be your reminder. Looking for some helpful revision tips? Look no further.

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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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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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