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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....
Chaos in the Chair of Council debate
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Chaos in the Chair of Council debate

March 6th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
This year there are three candidates running for the position of Chair of Council at NUSU: Adam Warner, Ze Wang and Haaris Qureshi. A debate amongst the candidates took place last Tuesday evening moderated by NSR’s Harry...
RAG Community Day smashes fundraising targets
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RAG Community Day smashes fundraising targets

March 6th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Student volunteers have used their skillsets to raise money for charity and help local residents as part of Raising and Giving (RAG) Community Day. A team of more than 300 Newcastle University volunteers cooperated with local...
Newcastle students win a year of free rent
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Newcastle students win a year of free rent

March 6th, 2018 | by Laura Higgins
On 14th February, Charlie Lilley and his friends from Newcastle University won free rent for the next academic year. Thanks to Bubble Student, the winners will be able to live affluent student lifestyles since their rent will be...
NSR and The Courier host first ever election debates
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NSR and The Courier host first ever election debates

March 6th, 2018 | by Harry Parsons
Throughout the whole of last week, all seven contested positions in the NUSU Elections were debated in the 2018 Debate Series, hosted by Newcastle Student Radio and The...
Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching
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Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching

March 5th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Talks restart on Monday 5th March to bring an end to the lecturers'...