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#StopBlamingMen: Poster on campus promoting consent gets vandalised
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#StopBlamingMen: Poster on campus promoting consent gets vandalised

January 15th, 2019 | by Molly Greeves
A poster by Newcastle University society It Happens Here placed around campus to generate “awareness about the issue of consent” was vandalized after only one day of being put up. In light of a recent rape trial in Northern...
Newcastle University collaborates internationally for pop up well- being event.
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Newcastle University collaborates internationally for pop up well- being event.

December 12th, 2018 | by Swetha Vasan
On the 5th of December Newcastle University collaborated with eight other Universities across six countries for raising awareness about good health and well-being. This year the ‘pop-up wellbeing’ event was organized by the...
The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University
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The reality of climate change: discussed at Newcastle University

December 11th, 2018 | by Patrick Harland
Tuesday the 4th December saw the first of the insight advent lectures titled The reality of climate change: increasing extreme weather hazards, given by Professor Hayley J. Fowler of our very own School of Engineering at...
Fem Soc event discusses gender bias in scientific spaces
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Fem Soc event discusses gender bias in scientific spaces

December 10th, 2018 | by Carl Smith Valdez
On Wednesday 28 November, Newcastle University Feminist Society conducted a talk about intersectionality in scientific spaces. According to Feminist Society’s official Facebook page, the talk aimed to “argue that...
The Courier talks to Stand Up To Racism
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The Courier talks to Stand Up To Racism

December 10th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
On the fourth of December, Newcastle University’s Stand Up To Racism Society hosted their first societal event: a film showing of “Calais Children: A Case To Answer” in the Barbra Strang Building. The new society aims...
It Happens Here presents discussion on toxic masculinity
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It Happens Here presents discussion on toxic masculinity

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Are you gonna do anything about it? Come on,” asks Dr Clifton Evers, talking about people who write about “toxic masculinity”, meaning the harmful aspects of being a man, without taking action. It marked a rare moment of...
Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”
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Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Europe is a diverse place, comprised of a multitude of cultures, each one of them making their own small contribution to a single European identity, be it French wine, German cabaret or British binge drinking. For nearly three...
Tuition fee cuts could cause chaos, vice-Chancellors warn
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Tuition fee cuts could cause chaos, vice-Chancellors warn

December 10th, 2018 | by Cayla Viner
Earlier this month the prime minister put forward a proposal to cut fees from the current £9250 to £6500. Almost immediately, Tim Bradshaw, the chair and chief executive of the Russell Group, posed the question: “Would the...
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Big Sleep Out raises over £20,000 to house Newcastle’s homeles over Christmas season

December 10th, 2018 | by editor
The time George Orwell spent in poverty famously became the basis for Down and Out in Paris and London. On Saturday 1st December, students and members of the congregation of Jesmond Parish Church came together to emulate Orwell,...
Student from Syria graduated from Northumbria University
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Student from Syria graduated from Northumbria University

December 10th, 2018 | by Amanda Goh
Farouq Aldandashi, 28, completed his Masters degree in Newcastle after escaping his war torn homeland. The Northumbria University student survived university at the height of the Syrian civil war. Farouq studied for an MSc in...