Monthly Archives: February 2015

What’s the point of UCAS Fairs?

You might have already chosen which unis you’re going to apply to, or ruled out university completely. But does that mean there’s no point in going to a UCAS fair? Whether you’re dead-set or unsure, HE fairs can play a huge part in your decision. The point of UCAS fairs They’re a great way to
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Top 5 Thing to do at a HE Fair

Heading to a Higher Education Fair this month? Not really sure what you’re letting yourself in for? No need to worry, we’ve got it covered. HE Fairs can be a vital part of your uni-research, so it’s worth making the most of the day and treating it more than just a day off school with
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Is 6th Form Better than College?

Soon you’ll be saying goodbye to GCSE’s and the high school years, and embarking on the next stage of your life. But should this be at a sixth form or college? Our latest mythbuster investigates: SIXTH FORM If you’re staying at the sixth form where you spent your high school years, it’s likely that you
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Reasons to love Geography: Fieldtrips

Hello everyone! The Geography department travels a lot, and as a student I get  to see lots of the beautiful British countryside. The first year starts with a short, overnight trip to Hadrian’s wall and Vindolanda, where the main goal is to get to know each other and bond. Last spring our trip headed to the Lake
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Must know: Culture guide for International...

Living away from home and getting used to a whole new environment is tough enough, but factor in that you’re crossing seas to a whole new culture and lifestyle then it completely switches up the definition of ‘change’. Not everyone has the chance to be away from his or her home country to experience university life
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To gap year or not to gap year?

To gap year or not to gap year ? Now, that is the question… I decided to take a gap year pretty early on in my final year of A levels. I was unsure about what I wanted to study and I really wanted to travel.  However, even during my final year as my friends became
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Doing Sports Journalism at Newcastle

Interested in sports? Or journalism? Or both? Then you are in the right place. Newcastle boasts an awarding winning array of media from The Courier student newspaper to the Newcastle Student Radio (NSR). So here is a quick and easy guide to what we get up to and how you can get involved. You don’t
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