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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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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