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

Can You Afford Uni?

The cost of University can feel extremely off-putting if you’re thinking about further study. I remember being in Sixth Form and having no idea how I would afford it. I didn’t know the way loans were repaid, how they were repaid, or when they stop being repaid. I was completely clueless until I attended a
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Tips to Save & Earn Money Before Uni

University can be expensive at times. One of the best ways to prepare for University life is saving or earning some money before you get there. Here are some useful tips and things that I did in the lead up to Uni that helped me have a little extra cash whilst studying. Work https://www.instagram.com/p/6ux_hIQd8Z/?taken-by=lourowglazz&hl=en The
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The Don’ts of budgeting

Don’t over rely on takeaways! Takeaways sure seem like a very tempting option when you are a student with little to none experience in cooking. I mean, having delicious and piping hot food delivered at your door just makes student life so much easier! But there is absolutely no need to overspend on pricey takeaways
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Choosing 1st Year Accommodation

Deciding what to do about first year living arrangements can be quite daunting. Fear not, though! If you take a little time to do your research and don’t leave it to the last minute, you’re likely to find something suitable! Below I’ve pulled together the three options for students at Newcastle and handy list of pros and
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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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Living on a budget

“Spend within your means!” – so much easier said than done. Especially with the added pressure of wanting to make the most out of our social lives at uni; constantly panicking about your dreadful bank balance becomes a common occurrence. But as uni students there are plenty of ways that we can make our pounds
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