Student Experience

A Thai in the Toon

BY SURANGNUT, REPOSTED FROM PGCAFE Being almost 6,000 miles away from home it is so difficult to imagine “how is my life going to be?” This is the longest alone trip of my life – from Bangkok, Thailand to Newcastle upon Tyne. I kept thinking about the choice I had made. I had to quit my…
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7 Things to do in Newcastle this April

As the nights get shorter 😌 and days get warmer 🌞,  take a look at some of the things I think you should explore this April in Newcastle (and beyond!). 1: Tyneside Cinema 📽 With all the hope in the world, we all know that Springtime in the North East isn’t going to be all sunny days. So…
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Delicious dessert from Estonia

While living abroad there are some things that you cannot help but miss from home. One of which is food, some specific products that do not exist elsewhere. For example, if you would go to Estonia, you would notice that instead of white bread, people are eating black bread made of rye flour. Estonians adore the…
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5 differences between UK and Estonia

Hi, I’m Kadri Ann and I am from Estonia. Estonia is a country on a human scale. This means everything happens fast, nothing is physically far away, and population density is just 30,3 people per km2. Estonians are strongly connected with nature as half of its land is covered with forest, therefore they enjoy silence more than anything…
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MBA Business in Action Week

BY STEVEN SNELLER, MBA STUDENT Where do I start about my business in action experience?… It was action packed, interesting, really engaging and one of the best experiences about the MBA so far. The first few days of the week, we went to visit two businesses based in the North East. The first business was…
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Day Out in Newcastle: Victoria Tunnel

Are you looking for things to do during a weekend or on a free day from uni and you are running out of ideas? Well, then I have a tip for you: visit the Victoria Tunnel! I always look forward to exploring new ways and discovering new places and Victoria Tunnel was definitely one of…
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My Greggs Marketing Challenge 2017 experience

by Maria Medina Gutierrez The Greggs Marketing Challenge, which was hosted by Sunderland University this year, saw teams from Newcastle University, Sunderland University, Teeside University and Northumbria University competing and presenting their recommendations and ideas about how Greggs could attract the young adults market to their brand. The judging panel consisted of: Malcolm Copland, Commercial Director…
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