Pre-Arrival

Master Your Mind

Master Your Mind

Congratulations!! You deserve to be here at one of the UK’s top universities, so don’t forget to make the most of your intellect!
 
Newcastle University attracts the brightest and best students from all over the world, and we work hard to provide exciting and challenging programmes to motivate you. Academic ability and a good memory for facts can be helpful, but academic success also involves independent learning, the ability to assess and analyse lots of information, networking, researching information, and understanding, rather than just memorising.
 
Sophie says: “Don’t worry- everyone’s in the same boat, and it takes time to get used to the different styles of teaching and assessment, as well as independent study. Our degrees are designed to help you develop these skills, and there’s plenty of study support available, including facilities and resources such as our award-winning Library, Blackboard (our virtual learning environment) and ReCap (which enables you to listen again to lectures and classes).”