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The FGM Detectives: Uncovering Brutality in the UK
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The FGM Detectives: Uncovering Brutality in the UK

March 14th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Our review of Channel 4's recent look into the harrowing and horrendous practise of FGM....
Newcastle praised in prestigious global rankings
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Newcastle praised in prestigious global rankings

March 12th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Prestigious global higher education rankings have rated many of Newcastle University’s subjects as among the best in the world. Published on 28th February, the QS World University Rankings highly praises Newcastle University,...
Taking Cleaning Products to the Cleaner’s
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Taking Cleaning Products to the Cleaner’s

March 8th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
The periodical Science has published a report suggesting that commonly-used household products are responsible for substantial amounts of urban air pollution. American researchers have discovered high levels of synthetic volatile...
RAG Community Day smashes fundraising targets
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RAG Community Day smashes fundraising targets

March 6th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Student volunteers have used their skillsets to raise money for charity and help local residents as part of Raising and Giving (RAG) Community Day. A team of more than 300 Newcastle University volunteers cooperated with local...
Is online BBC3 really all that relevant?
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Is online BBC3 really all that relevant?

March 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Two years since the channel moved online, Grace Dean evaluates whether BBC3 has a future....
Upskirting: Prosecuting for Privacy
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Upskirting: Prosecuting for Privacy

March 5th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
As campaigners push for criminalising upskirting, our writers discuss the importance of...
Leading professor leaves Newcastle over Brexit fears
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Leading professor leaves Newcastle over Brexit fears

February 28th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Professor Josef Vormoor, who developed pioneering cancer treatments for children with his role at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, is leaving Newcastle University. Professor Vormoor, from Leer, Germany, worked for...
May’s review of tuition fees
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May’s review of tuition fees

February 28th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Theresa May is launching a major review into higher education funding. The Conservative Party promised a review of tertiary education funding in their election manifesto last May, and this is now being launched amid further...
Irreplaceable You (12) Review
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Irreplaceable You (12) Review

February 27th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Grace Dean reviews this Netflix Original...
Vice-Chancellor’s Costings
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Vice-Chancellor’s Costings

December 4th, 2017 | by Grace Dean
With tuition fees continually rising, students are increasingly demanding transparency about where their money is being spent. The revelation that much of it is simply bulking up vice-chancellors’ pay cheques, whilst...