A level support in the UK for Newton students
Choosing to study with the Newton A level Programme will take you on a life-changing journey. That's why we offer you an extensive A level support in the UK throughout your studies with us.
We take pride in the support we offer through our wealth of experienced teaching staff, personal tutoring system, regular contact with parents and dedicated Under 18 Welfare team. Our support is so comprehensive that 95% of INTO UEA students agree that they're satisfied with the support they receive (INTO Annual Student Experience Survey 2022).
Travelling to the INTO Center
Once your offer has been accepted, take a look at our pre-arrival checklist. This guide contains information to help you prepare for travelling to the UK and for your arrival at INTO UEA. You'll also receive a pre-arrival academic reading list.
We provide an airport pickup service from Norwich International Airport and major London airports (required for all students under the age of 18) at an additional charge. So you won’t have to worry about how to get to campus.
Academic A level support in the UK
With a maximum class size of 14 students, the Newton Programme is designed for personalized learning. In addition to receiving support from your teachers, you'll be assigned a Personal Tutor who will:
- review your academic progress
- guide you in improving your quality of work
- offer support with A level study skills
- help you with any personal issues.
English language support during your A levels
Any student requiring a high-level IELTS for degree study will be supported in improving their spoken English and academic writing. Students will join a tutorial group which meets once a week and focuses on developing your interpersonal, communication and study skills.
Supporting you with student life in the UK
The Student Services team will help you settle into student life in Norwich and help with any non-academic issues. We’re dedicated to ensuring that you feel fully supported with:
- an induction during your first week, including a guided tour of the city
- 24/7, 365 days a year student support
- trained welfare staff and residential wardens
- workshops and individual appointments to help with visa queries
- support for students with disabilities
- a social program to help you make friends.
Expert preparation for your dream university
We know how important it is that you go on to study at a leading university that is right for you. So you'll benefit from tailored A level support in the UK to help you with your applications to top universities.
You'll have opportunities to visit UK universities and discuss your applications with academics and admissions staff. And you'll also receive practical advice on applying to top universities from your Personal Tutor, including:
- writing your university application
- writing your personal statement
- applying through UCAS
- preparing for interviews.
You may have to take additional tests as part of your university admissions process. You will be fully supported in taking these tests with tutorials and practice sessions, ensuring that you achieve your best.
Applying to medical school
91% of Newton students who intended to study medicine have successfully gained a place at a medical school since 2011. For students applying to medical-related programs, we offer a unique schedule enhancement activities:
- role-playing and problem-based learning in weekly Medical Ethics workshops
- advice and support from a dedicated Medical Ethics teacher
- hospital placement at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (subject to satisfactory performance in class and at selective interview)
- interview preparation sessions
- presentations from senior medical academics, providing valuable insights into the world of medicine
- advice from current medical school students
- volunteering opportunities to gain experience in working with the public.
Support for students under the age of 18
Studying overseas is a big step for anyone, but even more so for younger students. So if you're under the age of 18, we will check in on you each day at your student residence. We also ensure that our staff complete safeguarding training to support the welfare of students under the age of 18.
For more information on our policies, view INTO UEA's terms and conditions.