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May 7th, 2018 | by Alexandra Sadler
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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...
A Living Wage for University Staff? A new campaign
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A Living Wage for University Staff? A new campaign

February 28th, 2018 | by Jamie Cameron
Campaigning students are set to campaign for a higher minimum wage for university staff. Labour Society is doing research and preparation....
Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!
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Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

February 20th, 2018 | by Amelia Ward
Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the...
The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?
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The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?

February 7th, 2018 | by James Sproston
The Courier presents the arguments surrounding the UCU industrial action, as the University and its lecturers are divided over changes to the employer contribution towards the USS pension...
Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures
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Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

February 7th, 2018 | by Jamie Cameron
Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting...
Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions
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Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

February 6th, 2018 | by Newcastle Students Strike Team
Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on...
Vice-Chancellor’s Costings
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Vice-Chancellor’s Costings

December 4th, 2017 | by Grace Dean
With tuition fees continually rising, students are increasingly demanding transparency about where their money is being spent. The revelation that much of it is simply bulking up vice-chancellors’ pay cheques, whilst...
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November 6th, 2017 | by Megan McManus
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Grammar schools fail children born without privilege
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Grammar schools fail children born without privilege

March 20th, 2017 | by Sarah Davis
Sarah Davis addresses the failure of grammar schools and how they present a void of opportunity for poorer children....