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Attending Newman University with a Chronic Illness

I have M.E/CFS, Fibromyalgia, Occipital Neuralgia, a cyst on my brain and a brain tumour. I have been chronically ill since the age of 14, in 2014 I caught and subsequently became ill with glandular fever. Glandular fever, also known as the kissing disease, mononucleosis, or ‘yuppie’ flu is a

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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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Health and wellbeing

How we look after our Newman University applicants

At Newman University, we provide a great range of developmental and supportive services for our students. Whether you want advice about how to plan your finances as a student, disability-related support or information on how to enhance your study skills – we try our best to help you take care

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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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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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