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Advice

Thinking of changing courses at university?

Sometimes we question the decisions we make and choosing what course you want to study at university is quite a big one. If you find yourself having doubts over whether you have chosen the right course at university, it is not something you should ignore. It is important to talk

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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

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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New students

13 Ways Newman University Takes Care of You

At Newman University, we provide a great range of 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 health and wellbeing. Academic support Our Student Support team offer advice and guidance on

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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

Surviving life after University

So, you’ve done it! You’ve completed your degree and it’s now time to think about what the next steps are… It might first seem like a shock to the system if you have to move back home and no longer live with your flatmates, have to live by the rules

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Advice

7 Career lessons you can learn from Disney

1. Have ambition Remy had ambitions to be just like his idol, the chef Auguste Gusteau. Even though he’s a rat, he doesn’t let this get in the way of his dreams. He ends up with a popular bistro called La Ratatouille, whilst the notorious food critic Ego becomes one

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Support

Spotlight on HEADstart

HEADstart started life a decade ago, with the aim of easing the transition into university life for all new Newman students. Every year around a 100 or more of our new students have chosen to attend, and from following their journey, we have found that participating in HEADstart made a

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