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Hometown / Country: Leeds
A Levels: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics
Degree: Biology
Stage of Study: Second Year
Interests at Uni: Biosoc activities and socials

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How to prepare for university

The summer after finishing my A-levels was when I truly began to accept the fact that university was a fast-approaching reality. My emotions were all over the place.  One moment, I was a complete bag of nerves; the next, I could hardly wait. One thing I found helped me come to terms with moving away
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My first year at Newcastle Uni

My first year at Newcastle University exceeded all my expectations. Having said that, I didn’t get off to the best start. A rejection from my first choice university dampened my spirits and almost put me off altogether, but with enough persuasion from teachers and family I decided to go anyway. The Course I chose to
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University Experiences: The Ski Trip

Among the wealth of experiences University offers you lies one particular opportunity that I had heard plenty of good things about – the ski trips run by Newcastle University Ski and Snowboarding Club (NUSSC). Now, I know what some of you might be thinking, “I can’t ski, so I can’t go on this trip.”  Wrong. I
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3 concerns about starting uni

1.Navigating a new city No matter where you choose to go to university, most students will be faced with the challenge of finding their way around a new place. I remember this being one of my biggest fears about university – I have a pretty poor sense of direction as it is, so combine this
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