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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes
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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes

April 13th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
UCU members have voted to bring months of industrial action and uncertainty to a close after voting to accept the terms set out by the UUK, as they continue to propose pension scheme changes. Having come to a close, the result of...
Teaching will go ahead after Easter break
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Teaching will go ahead after Easter break

April 11th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
Planned strike action scheduled to take place in the two weeks following the Easter break will not go ahead. In an e-mail circulated to all students, Vice Chancellor Professor Chris Day announced that teaching will take place as...
Chaos in the Chair of Council debate
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Chaos in the Chair of Council debate

March 6th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
This year there are three candidates running for the position of Chair of Council at NUSU: Adam Warner, Ze Wang and Haaris Qureshi. A debate amongst the candidates took place last Tuesday evening moderated by NSR’s Harry...
Durham student dies in incident outside club
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Durham student dies in incident outside club

February 20th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
The student died after suffering a ‘serious head injury’ outside a nightclub in the...
Saving lives with stem cell donation
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Saving lives with stem cell donation

December 4th, 2017 | by Hanson Jones
Charles Van Lennep, a trainee paediatric doctor from Newcastle, has taken a very practical approach to saving lives by donating his stem cells to give someone in a critical condition a second chance of life. “It’s something I...
Are academic staff helping students cheat?
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Are academic staff helping students cheat?

October 25th, 2017 | by Hanson Jones
A new government-backed report is expected to find that academic staff across the UK are involved in so-called ‘essay mills’, companies that offer academic essays and other works in exchange for money. An issue already known...
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Soapboxes

October 24th, 2016 | by Hanson Jones
Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful,...