Going to University for the first time is an exciting time for anyone. There's a new lifestyle, new friends and maybe even a new city to live in. It's a life-enhancing experience and the start of something amazing. But it's also a step into the unknown.
We want to make sure your transition to student life is as smooth as possible and your time at university is hugely enjoyable throughout your course.
In this Freshers section of our website, we'll write guides for all you freshers that will be joining us in September. We'll give you tantalising tips and juicy bits of advice so you'll be prepared for anything when you arrive here as a fresher.
Once you're at Newcastle University, MathSoc will have an excellent calendar of events to keep you entertained each and every term. A welcome event will be MathSoc's first event of this year as an opportunity for freshers to meet other people in MathSoc - It's an excellent way to make new friends.
Here's a quick description about what MathSoc does.
These are the essential guides to being a fresher at Newcastle University, written by maths students who have experienced it all themselves. We'll give you tips and advice on what to see and do in Newcastle before, during and after Freshers' Week.
Have a read of our Freshers' Guide to...
- With a huge range of Pubs and Clubs to visit in Newcastle, we gave Ben Northfield the tough challenge of mentioning the best places to go. (24 Sep 2011)
- Ben Northfield explains why societies are important to the student experience, what MathSoc does and how you can start your own society if you want to. (18 Sep 2011)
- Find out what it's like to live at a few of the Halls at Newcastle University. We'll also tell you how to get the most out of university if you're living at home. (11 Sep 2011)
- The best week of any student's life is Freshers' Week. Pick up a few tips from Alice Sharman on what to see and do in Freshers' Week. (08 Sep 2011)
- If you're starting a course in the School of Maths and Stats, you'll be contacted by a student buddy. Keith Newman explains why they are so useful. (31 Aug 2011)