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Clubs and social environment

Please tell us more about the social environment, sports clubs and societies and anything else you think candidates need to know about life at your university.


"Insane number of societies and very passionate, committed students. In general, Newcastle students are really friendly and a lot of fun."
"Great variety of sports clubs and societies, something to suit everyone's interest."
"Great societies and amazing sports facilities."
"Candidates should definitely attend the societies freshers fair, it is a must!"
"Over 200 sport clubs and 250 societies to join. I love Salsa."
"Sports clubs at Newcastle are competitive, you have to do trials to get on to a team. Of course there are the social sports teams too, if you want to play for fun. And then there are also the union societies which offer all sorts to absolute beginners."
"The Give it a Go and Go Play campaigns by the uni are fantastic, letting you try loads of things."
"Full of students, huge array of societies and sports. They tend to be very well organised and easily available."
"Every sports club and society you can imagine to choose from. On-going social events, both with just the university and the whole community."
"The social aspect is the best thing about Newcastle. The city and the university sports clubs and societies are all really good with vary varied choice."

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