Blog Archive

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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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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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Tips

Thoughtful Mother’s Day gift 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 – £6.90 If your mum, nan or guardian enjoy making puzzles,

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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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Christmas 2019

New Year’s Resolutions by Student Anmbrin

As 2019 draws to a close, a time where traditions of making New Year’s resolutions falls upon us. Creating New Year’s resolutions can be an amazing way to change your life, this is due to the fact that the New Year can be a time filled with hope and prosperity

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Fun things to do in Birmingham

Birmingham – explore the city

There’s so much to see and do in Birmingham! Newman is located in Bartley Green in South Birmingham, just a bus ride away from the city centre. From there, you can travel onto lots of different attractions and places to explore. Visit Birmingham has an A-Z list of things to

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