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Student Life and Application Resources

Student Life at Newcastle University

Find out more about accommodation, student finance, study skills, sports and societies and everything else you might want to know about studying at Newcastle University. This page will be updated regularly as we continue to add resources.

Applying to University

Watch our brief video to find out more about the university application process and what you need to do.

Watch a recap of our live "How to Apply" webinar here.

Watch a recap of our live "Choosing the right course and University" webinar here.

Year 13: The Year Ahead

We've put together this useful booklet to guide you through Year 13 and the next steps on your journey to university- including information on Choosing a Right Course and University, Writing your Personal Statement and Student Finance.

Year 13: The Year Ahead Booklet

Why Choose Newcastle University?

There are lots of Universities to choose from throughout the UK and further afield. Here are a few reasons why we think Newcastle University is a fantastic choice for students in a handy, downloadable summary.

Why Newcastle University?

Watch a recap of our live "Why Newcastle?" webinar here.

Writing your Personal Statement

Your Personal Statement is a crucial part you your application for university. Watch our short video on how to go about writing your personal statement. 

We also have a guide to support teachers when helping their students to write a personal statement available here.

Watch a recap of our live "Writing Your Personal Statement" webinar here.

Accommodation

You can take a virtual tour of some of our accommodation sites and see some of what is on offer.

Online Open Day

Sit back, relax, and take a life-changing virtual journey with us. Explore our beautiful campus and city, find out about our courses and hear from our friendly students and staff. Let’s get to know each other better.

Sign up for our online events 

Student Finance

This handy infographic gives you an overview of the steps you need to complete when applying for Student Finance and can be downloaded to view offline.

Applying for Student Finance

Watch a recap of our live "Budgeting" webinar here.

Study Skills

Visit our Study Skills for Sixth Form website to find out more about referencing, finding & evaluating sources, how to use the university library and more. These skills are an essential part of studying at university, so this resource is an excellent way to prepare yourself before starting your degree.

We also have created 8 short study skills lessons which you can work through at home, available here: Study Skills for Sixth Form Education Pack

Students looking for resources for their EPQ can visit our Newcastle University Library website to access free, scholarly research articles online. Watch this short video tutorial to find out how to use this resource.

Student Life

Become part of our lifelong community. Meet people from around the world, forge lasting friendships, seek out life-changing experiences and create memories for life - all from our beautiful city-centre campus in the heart of Newcastle.

Watch a recap of our live "Student Life" webinar here.

Library Outreach

Our Library has created workshops for schools and colleges to develop students' information literacy skills. See what they have on offer here.

Our Study Skills for Sixth Form website has information on referencing, finding & evaluating sources, how to use the university library and more. These skills are an essential part of studying for a degree, so this resource is an excellent way to prepare your Y13 students for university.

We also have created 8 short study skills lessons which students can work through at home, available here: Study Skills for Sixth Form Education Pack

Students looking for resources for their EPQ can visit our Newcastle University Library website to access free, scholarly research articles online. Watch this short video tutorial to find out how to use this resource.