Meet the Student bloggers

Our student bloggers are a team of volunteers from a range of different courses and stages of study who write about student life here at Newcastle University. In their own words they bring you a unique and genuine insight in to what it’s really like to study here.

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STUDENT POSTS

5 Things to Not Bring to University

So you’re getting ready to head to uni, and you know what you need to pack. But what about the things you shouldn’t bring to university? Here are 5 things that you may be thinking of squeezing in to your luggage, but believe us – you probably won’t need them when you get here. 1. A
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Work Experience

Even before I applied to study Politics at Newcastle I went out and got some work experience with my local (then prospective) MP back at home in London.  It’s easy to approach your MP through the House of Commons. I just wrote a letter. Even though this work was unpaid, it helped with my CV,
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Things I didn’t expect to do at Uni

When I first arrived at Uni I thought my course would be about concentrating on lectures and reading text books. However during my first year I realised that it wasn’t soley focused on academic materials but that the importance of understanding the real world application for the theory was a very important element.   1
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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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Things to Look Forward to at Uni

After three months of summer holidays the reasons as to why you should look forward to a new uni year may be unclear. Don’t worry, for I have come up with a few reasons why you should be excited about your return! First off, reuniting with friends and making new ones! You haven’t seen some
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