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International Women’s Day on campus
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International Women’s Day on campus

March 12th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
Last week International Women’s Day hit campus, and the inspiration and empowerment of female student and staff alike could be felt throughout the day. The theme for International Women’s Day this year is Press for Progress,...
Survey finds rent prices are affecting mental health
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Survey finds rent prices are affecting mental health

March 12th, 2018 | by Charlotte Boulton
  The National Student Accommodation Survey 2018 has revealed how the stresses of high rent and poor living conditions are affecting student’s stress levels and mental health. The survey polled 2,246 UK based students...
MP demands action over litter
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MP demands action over litter

March 12th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah has called for the government to take urgent action regarding plastic waste on the streets of Newcastle. In the House of Commons on Thursday 8 March, Chi asked the Department of Environment, Food...
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...
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,...
Students sceptical over tuition fee review
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Students sceptical over tuition fee review

March 12th, 2018 | by Geoffrey Hodgett
The government has announced a review of the university tuition fee system, which could result in changes to how much students pay for their education depending on what courses they do. The Prime Minister, Theresa May, revealed...
Sabbatical team for 2018/19 unveiled at NUSU Elections results night
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Sabbatical team for 2018/19 unveiled at NUSU Elections results night

March 12th, 2018 | by James Sproston
22 candidates stood for election on Monday. 4 days, 3 drop outs and 19,692 votes later, the 2018/19 Sabbatical Officer team was...
Lecturers lead Teach-Ins across Newcastle
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Lecturers lead Teach-Ins across Newcastle

March 6th, 2018 | by Hannah Kent
If you turned up to a 9am last Thursday and your lecturer didn’t do the same, you may have wondered what was going on. If you rocked up to an 11am, and the same thing happened, you probably weren’t too impressed. If, by now,...
Unis threaten pay deductions over strike action
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Unis threaten pay deductions over strike action

March 6th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
Universities threatening big pay deductions risk prolonging strikes. After 5 days of strike action, staff at 61 Universities have returned to work while taking actions short of a strike, otherwise known as ASOS. In response...
Minister calls for student compensation over strikes
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Minister calls for student compensation over strikes

March 6th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
At the launch of a new regulator for higher education in England, the Office for Students, universities minister Sam Gyimah said students should receive compensation for missed lectures and classes during the recent strikes....