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NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project
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NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project

December 3rd, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Newcastle University’s Student Union is in the running for a national award for a project that helps asylum seekers and refugees in the city. The Times Higher Education Awards (THE Awards) occur annually, and Newcastle has been...
Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North
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Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North

December 3rd, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
A major report commissioned by the Northern Health Science Alliance has connected poor health to poorer productivity in the Northern regions of the UK for the first time. The report, titled Health for Wealth: Building a Healthier...
University lyrics auction raises charity over £8000
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University lyrics auction raises charity over £8000

December 3rd, 2018 | by Grace Dean
On Friday 23rd November, Newcastle University held a charity auction and music night as part of the  collaborative GeNErosity Festival which celebrates 900 years of philanthropy in the North East. Approximately 150 people...
Modern languages host conversation group
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Modern languages host conversation group

November 27th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University Modern Languages Society has set up a foreign language conversation group. The Society is running a weekly free-of-cost conversation club for which the foreign language will alternate each time. While the...
Student triumph at annual Enterprise Challenge
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Student triumph at annual Enterprise Challenge

November 27th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
On Wednesday 7th, Newcastle University students competed in the annual Enterprise Challenge organised by the university Careers Service. This year the Challenge was organised in cooperation with the multi-national consumer goods...
Acorn’t believe it! Red squirrel population stabilizes in the North East
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Acorn’t believe it! Red squirrel population stabilizes in the North East

November 27th, 2018 | by editor
Northumberland Wildlife Trust have released their seventh annual report which reveals that numbers of red squirrels across the North of England are stable. The study takes into account surveys conducted in local red squirrel...
Students commemorate International Men’s Day with discussion surrounding men’s mental health
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Students commemorate International Men’s Day with discussion surrounding men’s mental health

November 26th, 2018 | by Charlotte Boulton
Content Warning: Mention of substance abuse, anorexia, suicide On Monday 19th November, the Feminist Society and Mind The Gap collaborated on a ‘Men’s Mental Health Discussion’ to mark International Men’s Day. The...
Languages Society conversation club proves great success
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Languages Society conversation club proves great success

November 26th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Newcastle University Modern Languages Society has set up a foreign language conversation group. The Society is running a weekly free-of-cost conversation club for which the foreign language will alternate each time. While the...
Residents told to recycle fewer items
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Residents told to recycle fewer items

November 26th, 2018 | by Vaishali Ramesh
Newcastle citizens may soon be told to recycle fewer items with their rubbish bins. New statistics report that Newcastle city council lost around £500,000 due to mismanaged waste. The council must spend extra money when wrong...
Reduction of tuition fees under review again
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Reduction of tuition fees under review again

November 26th, 2018 | by Swetha Vasan
The cost of education in UK is increasing day by day. The maximum permissible fee amount for an undergraduate student is £9,250 per year but no limit has been set for post graduate students. Though the 2018 review guarantees a...