Race to Results Day…

So the time has come, you’ve finished your exams and now there’s nothing to do but wait (and enjoy summer of course) until the all-important day in August. Here’s some advice and reflections on how best to keep calm for results day: DON’T PANIC! I don’t think I slept the night before I got my A-level
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My first year at university

Looking back at my first year of university, the first thing that strikes me is how quickly time has flown by. I’m now on my summer break and I can’t believe that I’ve already made it through a whole academic year. This year has not only been one of the most difficult ones in my life but
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My Experience with Clearing

I know exactly how it feels when it comes to Results Day. Having submitted your UCAS application and completed all your exams, knowing there is nothing else you can do is a little bit terrifying. I clearly remember this time two years ago when I was waiting with bated breath for my A Level results. 7:00am
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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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How to finance your degree

Student Loans Before starting uni, I panicked at the prospect at navigating the student grant system in order to finance my degree at Newcastle. Tuition fees are currently £9,250 for a three-year course, which is pretty standard across the country.  But it’s a remarkably simple process! An online application to Student Finance England website was
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Go for Politics!

The weeks running up to results day are always a nervous time. Obviously I hope that everybody gets the grades they expected and need, but I would also say it’s important to think about what’s next if you don’t get in. Politics isn’t something I thought I wanted to study, I initially applied for Combined
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What NOT To Take To Uni

Third year student, Abi shares what NOT to take to uni.

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