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Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North
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Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North

December 10th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Rural areas in the North need to band together to protect themselves from the potential fallout of Brexit and to try and use it as a force for good, a report has found. The report, commissioned by Northumberland County Council,...
14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas
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14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas

December 10th, 2018 | by Aimee Seddon
To celebrate the start of the festive season, NUSU Go Volunteer has launched 14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas, where students can expect to see many events organised for charity. Between the 1st and the 14th of December, there...
Predicted £3m deficit for the NUS
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Predicted £3m deficit for the NUS

December 8th, 2018 | by Jodie Duddy
The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced to its 600 affiliated student’s unions that ‘ “the NUS group is facing financial difficulty”’ and are taking ‘ “urgent action”’ to stabilise their predicted...
NUSU votes to stay out of the NUS
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NUSU votes to stay out of the NUS

December 7th, 2018 | by Jodie Duddy
This week between the 3rd and the 6th of December, Newcastle University students voted on whether a re-affiliation between the NUSU (Newcastle University Student’s Union) with the NUS ( the National Union of Students) should...
NUSU to hold Ed Farmer memorial
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NUSU to hold Ed Farmer memorial

December 5th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
NUSU has announced it will be hosting a memorial on the 10th of December for Newcastle University Student Ed Farmer, who died after an initiation ceremony in December 2016. The memorial service will begin at 5.30pm outside the...
How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise
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How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Although we would all like to believe we are safe at university, statistics show that students are still at a high risk of sexual assault and emotional abuse. I spoke to Ellen Smith, Service Manager of Streetwise, about how we...
Guardian columnist gives lecture on political crisis
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Guardian columnist gives lecture on political crisis

December 3rd, 2018 | by Jodie Duddy
Last week Guardian columnist George Monbiot led one of the Newcastle University Insight lectures titled; ‘Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis’ based on his book of the same name. The lecture was so...
‘Nature’ publishes research into effects of pregnancy on the body
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‘Nature’ publishes research into effects of pregnancy on the body

December 3rd, 2018 | by Theo Turvill
New findings published in the international science journal, Nature by a collective group of researchers from Newcastle University, Wellcome Sanger Institute, and University of Cambridge reveal how new and unexpected cell states...
“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night
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“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
There has been no shortage of sexual assault related discussion in the media this year, from the upskirting ban to an Irish teenager’s underwear being used in her rape trial. For many people, the public outcry surrounding these...
NUSU launches campaign to tackle hate crime
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NUSU launches campaign to tackle hate crime

December 3rd, 2018 | by Aimee Seddon
Newcastle University’s Student Union has launched a campaign to tackle issues of hate crime incidents on campus. This comes as part of the “Changing the Culture” project, set up by Newcastle University in response to a 2016...