Blog Archive

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Clearing

Top 10 Clearing tips to help you find the right course

Clearing is often seen to be a very daunting experience and thought to those applying to university, but this should not be the case. You can use clearing for many reasons; applying after the 30th June 2022, if you did not receive any offers or you did not meet the

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Advice

What can I do with a Nursing degree?

Completing an approved nursing degree will enable you to pursue a career as a registered nurse. There are different types of nursing to consider including adult and mental health. Adult Nurses support and care for a variety of patients, including those suffering with minor injuries and ailments as well as

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Courses

The Life of a Student Ambassador

Newman University Criminology BA (Hons) student Ellie Brace, discusses what it’s like to be a Student Ambassador at Newman. She talks about the activities she’s been involved in since her time as an Ambassador and why she enjoys the role so much. “After being at the university for two years

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Tips

Thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts under £30

With Mother’s Day less than 2 week away, we thought we’d share a few gift ideas for loved ones this Mother’s Day. Buying thoughtful gifts doesn’t have to cost a fortune, you’ll see what we mean… Persanalised jigsaw puzzle – £7.90 If your mum, nan or guardian enjoy making puzzles,

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Ryan Johnson
Alumni

In the words of Newman University alumni Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is a recent graduate of Newman University, originally studying BA (Hons) Business Management with us, Ryan went on to complete his MBA, graduating in 2020. Ryan shares with us his journey since leaving Newman. “Where have the past three months gone? In fact, where have the past 18

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Advice

What can I do with a Youth & Community Work degree?

When choosing what to study at Newman, it is important to make sure the subject suits your requirements. Make sure you consider: your strengths and interests, the style of the course and your long-term career aspirations. A degree such as Youth & Community Work will enable you to gain a

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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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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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