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Newcastle event celebrates renowned Japanese writer
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Newcastle event celebrates renowned Japanese writer

March 12th, 2018 | by Valentina Egorova
Last week, Newcastle University hosted a conference and multimedia event series about the acclaimed Japanese author Haruki Murakami. The project, Eyes on Murakami, celebrated the works of the author that transcended into...
Voting for Racial Equality Officer Opens
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Voting for Racial Equality Officer Opens

November 6th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
In the Autumn Elections set for this week, Newcastle University students will decide who is to become the next Racial Equality Officer. The voting opens online on November 6 at 4pm, and closes on November 8 at 12am. Any Newcastle...
Newcastle University’s Islamic Society outraged at plans to restrict prayer space
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Newcastle University’s Islamic Society outraged at plans to restrict prayer space

November 1st, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
Valentina Egorova reports on last Sunday's...
Students Helping to keep Jesmond Clean
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Students Helping to keep Jesmond Clean

October 30th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
Students of Newcastle work on the local streets to ensure a cleaner neighbourhood for...
NUCATS criticised over ‘damaging’ language
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NUCATS criticised over ‘damaging’ language

March 20th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
The NUCATS society has faced severe criticism for using misogynistic, transphobic and racist language at the ‘Gameathon’ charity event. The news came to light after the pictures of the screens featuring the game...
Kaneez Shaid: be proud of who you are
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Kaneez Shaid: be proud of who you are

March 13th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
Kaneez Shaid, Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) and Chair of Trustees of Citizens UK, came to Newcastle to share her story and inspire others to tackle social injustice. “Continue to stand up against all forms of...
Have you swiped your smart card?
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Have you swiped your smart card?

February 27th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
The new monitoring attendance system has been met with criticism from students, who have reported systematic issues. Several students have claimed that they were marked “absent” on S3P (Student Self Service Portal) despite...
New mental health officer role rejected
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New mental health officer role rejected

February 20th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
The Students’ Union Council has voted not to create a new “Students with Mental Health Difficulties” part-time officer position on the grounds that it could undermine the current system. The motion proposed by Andrew Lister...
“INTO School Awareness” of refugee crisis
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“INTO School Awareness” of refugee crisis

February 20th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
UNICEF on Campus has held workshops at Newcastle College in a bid to raise awareness about the ongoing refugee crisis. The “INTO School Awareness” workshops were run by Natalie Matanda, president of UNICEF on Campus, and...
Rugby Union Club back in action
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Rugby Union Club back in action

February 15th, 2017 | by Valentina Egorova
The suspension was lifted on February 6 after the club complied with the newly made regulations decided by the...