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Next Steps

What to do once your application is submitted



Ready to take the next step?

Once you’ve submitted your UCAS application, it’s time to start planning your next steps. The best way to approach this is by exploring accommodation options, getting to know the city, preparing for study, and getting a feel for the Northumbria community. 

Browse the resources below to explore your next steps, or delve deeper into your chosen subject area on our virtual experience platform: NU World.

Don’t forget, you can check the progress of your application at any time by going to UCAS Hub.

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Visit Campus / Look Around

Book an open day to immerse yourself in the vibrant on-campus atmosphere or explore Northumbria from the comfort of your home.

Getting Prepared / Where To Start

Find out the first steps for getting prepared for your journey to university.

How to Prepare for University Study

How To Prepare For University

Read Our Guide

Discover Your New Home / Newcastle Upon Tyne

Get a closer look at student life in a city voted one of the best places to live.

Bedroom in Northumbria University accomodation

Your Home


A shot of the River Tyne featuring Tyne Bridge and The Sage

Your City

Life in Newcastle

Newcastle city centre

Virtual Tour

Your City

Student Life / All You Need To Know

Find out what student life is really like from those who've experienced it first-hand, take a look at the societies on offer and the support we give our students.

Careers and Employability / Start Your Career Journey Today

Find our more about how Northumbria support your employability.


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