Student Experience

January exams – more space to study!

We’ve been working hard on the next phase of the Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms refurbishment which means all five floors will be open in time for the exam period in January. We’ve included more space for individual silent study and PC work as well as space for you to study in groups and individually with…
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Student Experience

Five Fun Days Out around Newcastle

As the weekends go by me and my friends have been looking for things to do and paces to visit around Newcastle. With budgets running low and spirits needing a boost as the nights draw in, and the deadlines draw closer, I thought I’d compile a list of 5 cheap, but fun, days out. These…
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Student Experience

The Top 5 Places to Brunch in Newcastle

What’s better than a brunch with your friends after a week of studying, or a bite to eat with your family as you show them round what Newcastle has to offer. I’ve tried and tested (with great delight) the brunches around town, and here are the 5 best below: 1901 Jesmond St George’s Terrace, Newcastle…
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Student Experience

Newcastle: Top Places To Visit

Newcastle and it’s surrounding area are home to some fantastic historic and cultural sights – all within easy reach by public transport from the city center. Grey’s Monument Located right in the heart of Newcastle city center itself is Grey’s Monument. Erected in 1838, it commemorates Earl Grey’s efforts to pass the Great Reform Bill…
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Student Experience

Newcastle: Our Favourite Student Friendly Restaurants

A guide to some of the most affordable and student friendly eateries in the city, offering student discount. THE FIVE SWANS PUB: 14 St Mary’s Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7PG The Five Swans is a Wetherspoons, 2 minutes walk from Haymarket Metro station. Close enough to the library that you can easily sneak off for a study…
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Employment Opportunities

PwC Networking Evening

An evening with PwC Date: Monday 23rd October Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Location: The Northern Stage, Foyer Cafe Bar, Barras Bridge, Newcastle You are warmly invited to PwC’s Networking Evening. Join them for their flagship event and seize the opportunity to meet recent graduate joiners and senior members of staff, to find out what its like…
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Student Experience

What to Pack

First things first, CONGRATULATIONS on making it into Newcastle University! Summer is almost over (sad I know), so it’s time to start thinking about what you need to bring with you when you move to Newcastle. Here is a handy little checklist of essential items that you can use when packing the things you need,…
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Student Experience

Understanding the Geordie Dialect

When you first move to Newcastle, you may find yourself scratching your head when you hear the local Geordie dialect. There’s no need to worry, however, as we’ve put together this handy guide to teach you some words and phrases you may hear when exploring the city and surrounding area. Here are some of the…
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Events

What’s on this summer? ☀️

Ping! Newcastle Catch a free game of table tennis all across the city centre with Ping! Newcastle this summer! To find your nearest table just check on the website and head on over. Even if you’re a complete beginner, table tennis is one of the easiest sport to learn and you’ll be playing like a…
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Events

Start It Up

Who and what you need to know as a start-up in the North East The Business School is proud to have the North East’s brightest start-up stars amongst its alumni, and some of whom will be joined by a wealth of successful entrepreneurs and influential members of the start-up community at our event on Wednesday…
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Student Experience

Congratulations to MOS Student Staff Committee

Congratulations to the MOS Student Staff Committee student members, who were runners up in the 2017 Course Rep Awards. Graeme Heron, staff facilitator for the MOS Staff Student Committee said: “the award is a good reflection of the ways that we seek to engage with our PGT students and deliver change to the benefit of…
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