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An International Foundation Programme from Northumbria University is your route to a full undergraduate degree. We list 6 solid reasons why you should study a foundation programme.

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How Best to Prepare for Undergraduate Study in Art, Design and Media How Best to Prepare for Undergraduate Study in Art, Design and Media

Nothing should stop you from pursuing your passion. If you are thinking about a career involving art, design, or something in the media (or all 3!), studying for a relevant undergraduate degree is a great way to go about it. Here, we discuss how the International Foundation Programme in Art, Design and Media offers an exciting route and best prepares you for undergraduate study

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Are You Interested in a Career in Business? Are You Interested in a Career in Business?

Studying business at university starts you down the path to many different careers. Business is a broad subject covering the majority of sectors and industries. From tourism, catering, financial services to media, fashion and entertainment – all are delivered through business. Business also touches on many functions, that is marketing, finance, human resources and sales, to name a few. Given this broadness then, there are many different roles in a variety of sectors for you to pursue should you be interested in a career in business. To give you a hand in understanding your options, we have put together a guide to some of the different areas, and jobs within those areas, that a business degree can lead to.

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Unmissable Summer Events In and Around Newcastle Unmissable Summer Events In and Around Newcastle

A third of students studying in Newcastle stay there after graduating, making Newcastle one of the top ten university cities in the UK for student happiness. This is not surprising; the city has a great atmosphere, as well as fantastic places to live, eat, and work, with lots of fun events happening all the time. For those lucky enough to be spending their summer here, we have put together a brief guide to some of the best things happening in and around the city from July to September.

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Living Costs at University Living Costs at University

You’ve been accepted to study at university, you’re ready and excited to learn, make new friends, and enjoy everything that the student experience has to offer you. But, before you go, there are a few practicalities to think about. In this post, we put together a rough guide on what to expect when studying with us in Newcastle.

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How Our International Foundation Programmes Prepare You For An Undergraduate Degree How Our International Foundation Programmes Prepare You For An Undergraduate Degree

An International Foundation Programme from Northumbria University Pathway College enables you to continue your educational path to a full undergraduate degree. Not only will the course provide you with an excellent foundation for further study, it also help with establishing a life here in the UK.

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How to Write Your Personal Statement: The Essentials How to Write Your Personal Statement: The Essentials

Your personal statement is one of the most essential – and powerful – parts of your university application. It’s an opportunity for you to explain your reasons for choosing the course and why you’ve chosen this particular university over others. Most importantly, it’s your chance to introduce and sell yourself. In this post, we look at the essentials of how to write a great personal statement that almost jumps off the page and gives you the best possible chance of admission into your chosen course.

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What to Bring with You When Studying in the UK What to Bring with You When Studying in the UK

We welcome students from around the world, so we know what an international student should be bringing with them to study in the UK. Moving countries is a big step for anyone, so to help you plan your move and help you settle in we’ve put together a list of items to bring with you.

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5 Amazing Civil Engineering Projects 5 Amazing Civil Engineering Projects

Civil engineering is all around us, providing us with the critical infrastructure and services which enable society to function. Often unnoticed, our roads, rail, energy supply and other infrastructure rely on the innovation and expertise of civil engineering. From 2018, our IFP Engineering Pathway allows students to progress onto Civil Engineering at Northumbria, and in this post we celebrate 5 examples of great civil engineering projects.

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The Best Student-Friendly Cheap Eats in Newcastle The Best Student-Friendly Cheap Eats in Newcastle

Newcastle is exciting city filled with cafes and restaurants that will simply make your mouth water, Here we give you multiple options to find your perfect meal that doesn’t make too big a dent in your finances.

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5 Essential Museums And Galleries In Newcastle 5 Essential Museums And Galleries In Newcastle

Coming to study in Newcastle for the first time or just want to know the best sites? Being in a new city, especially one like Newcastle, can be overwhelming. Here we have made the top 5 essential museums and galleries to start your time off in Newcastle.

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Seven Tips to Help You Produce Excellent Coursework Seven Tips to Help You Produce Excellent Coursework

While coursework comes in a variety of forms, depending on which subject you are studying, the approach should always be the same. Here are our tips to help you produce excellent coursework.

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Five Tips for Making Study Groups Work Five Tips for Making Study Groups Work

If organised properly, a study group can enhance your learning and give you a more rounded perspective on your lectures. To ensure your study group is as productive as possible, follow these tips.

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How to be a Healthy Student in Newcastle How to be a Healthy Student in Newcastle

Keeping fit and healthy whilst enjoying life as a student can be a challenge at times, fortunately living a active and bustling city such as Newcastle makes this much easier – find out how with this article.

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Things to Consider When Choosing to Study an Undergraduate Degree in the UK Things to Consider When Choosing to Study an Undergraduate Degree in the UK

Coming to study in the UK is a fantastic experience and one not to be missed, however make sure it’s right for you by asking yourself these questions.

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Learning Academic English Learning Academic English

With English being such a widely spoken and important language around the world, we examine the significance of the language and the fundamentals behind mastering it.

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Infographic: English for University Studies Infographic: English for University Studies

Discover more about our English for University Studies programme, designed to help you build your English skills, so you are ready to study on one of our pathway programmes.

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Newcastle United back in the Premier League Newcastle United back in the Premier League

Newcastle United win promotion and bring Premier League football back to the city, a fantastic achievement for all involved.

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Infographic: Pathway Student Profile Infographic: Pathway Student Profile

Our Pathway Programmes attract students from all over the world. This infographic gives an overview of the students that make up our courses, where they come from, how old they are and what they are studying.

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Day Trips from Newcastle City Centre Day Trips from Newcastle City Centre

In the North East of England, Newcastle is ideally located for exploring more of the UK. Here we take a look at just a few of the places you can visit when you need a break from studying.

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Great Free Places to Study in Newcastle Great Free Places to Study in Newcastle

When you are studying hard every day, it can be great to find a new place to spark some more inspiration or help you achieve a deeper level of concentration. Variety is the spice of life, so here are some great places to mix up where you work.

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Infographic: 9 Steps for Applying for Your Pathway Programme Infographic: 9 Steps for Applying for Your Pathway Programme

Applying for studying a pathway programme can be a complicated process, this infographic makes it all simple for you.

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5 Things That Make Newcastle a Great Place to Study 5 Things That Make Newcastle a Great Place to Study

A proud city of culture, an accent famous the world over… Newcastle is known for many things – especially its great student life.  But what makes it such a great place to study?

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6 Reasons You Should Study an International Foundation Programme 6 Reasons You Should Study an International Foundation Programme

An International Foundation Programme from Northumbria University is your route to a full undergraduate degree. We list 6 solid reasons why you should study a foundation programme.

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