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Advice

A parent’s guide to university

UCAS? Personal Statements? Maintenance loan? Clearing? As a parent/guardian of a child applying to university, there are so many new terms to get used to. So, below we have compiled a list of some key links and resources where you’ll be able to find accurate and up-to-date information. UCAS (University

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Careers

What can I do with an English 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. Today, we are looking at the types of careers an English degree opens up

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Advice

How to make the most out of a ‘Virtual Open Day’

Open days can be a daunting prospect for any potential student wanting to make the transition to higher education. ‘Will I like it here?’ ‘Will I make friends?’ ‘Is university for me?’ These are all questions you might find yourself asking when choosing your prospective universities. The introduction of social

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Advice

What can I do with a Computer Science degree?

Are you thinking about studying at Newman but unsure of which course would suit you? Then you’ve come to the right place. Senior Progression Coach Teresa explains the types of jobs you can go into from undertaking a Computer Science degree. Factors to consider are: what subject area interests you,

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Advice

Mindful of Mental Health

  – By student Hafsah Ali – A phrase that we hear every day, evident in wherever you go; Mental Health. What was once a taboo topic has finally risen to the light, however, due to it being a misunderstood concept many people are still yet to understand what mental health

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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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Advice

How to Use UCAS Extra

UCAS Extra is another chance for you to gain a place at a university or college. Applications to UCAS Extra open on 25th February and run until 5th July 2020. Senior Student Recruitment Manager David, talks you through the process. You will be eligible to use UCAS Extra if you

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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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