Tag Archives: medicine

So much to do in semester two as a medic

Hello again people! Time for a quick catch up. It feels like this year is flying past, but I’m definitely glad it’s the holidays after what felt like our most difficult semester yet. Here’s a whistle-stop tour of what us second year medics have been up to on our course. After January exams finished, we had one
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Exercise Biomedicine – 60 Second Sub...

From Sports Psychology to Anatomy and Pharmacology. If you’ve got a passion for health and exercise the Exercise Biomedicine Degree at Newcastle University could be just what you’re after. Combining the study of health and exercise and their effect on disease, the course can lead to a wide range of career options in both medical
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Top 5 Stages in the Application Process

Not all courses make a decision on your UCAS application alone. A lot of degrees require other stages before they make you an offer. Here are just 5 of the other stages some courses may require you to pass before you’re well on the way to uni… INTERVIEW These aren’t just common for professional training
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Is uni really all play and no work?

Is university really all nights out and lie ins? Let’s find out as we get to the bottom of this myth! Contact hours (the time you spend with academic staff) vary per course, from only a couple of lectures a day to a full 9-5 schedule for degrees such as Medicine. So when you first
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5 Tips for Medical School Interview Succes...

It has begun – the eagerly-awaited interview invitation emails are starting to pop up in medicine applicants’ inboxes. In January and February hundreds of interviews will be held at Newcastle, forming the basis of who receives an offer. It may be slightly scary that this 30-minute-long chat can determine whether you’re bestowed the pleasure of being a future doctor, but
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The Life of a Newcastle Medic

Hello! Since this is my first blog post, I’ll quickly introduce myself… I’m Joanne, a second year medical student at Newcastle Uni. I’ve lived in Newcastle since I was 3 (just couldn’t bring myself to leave!), and I like socialising with my friends, making music and eating sweet things. Welcome to this little peephole into my
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