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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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Newman University student Saleha
Real student stories

In the words of Saleha

Saleha tells us all about her experience of studying at Newman University. “I heard about Newman University from workshops that I had at my previous College. I found the enrolment process easy. “I study Working with Children, Young People and Families BA (Hons) “The reason why I chose to study

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Hands
Courses

Studying a degree as a mature student

Karen is a student but also part-time staff member at the university working in the Sanctuary. Karen wanted to share her story on studying as a mature student. My entry into University is very unique  I was working full time in a primary school and was on long term sickness

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Student's room
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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2020 diary
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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History students sitting around table with academic
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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