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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 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...
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...
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...
Newcastle students pay tribute to victims of transphobic hate crime
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Newcastle students pay tribute to victims of transphobic hate crime

November 26th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
To end Transgender Awareness Week, Newcastle University students gathered by the SU to commemorate the lives lost due to acts of transphobic violence. International Transgender Day of Remembrance is on the twentieth of November....
Students’ Union plans initiation amnesty
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Students’ Union plans initiation amnesty

November 19th, 2018 | by Harry Parsons
Just 3 weeks after Newcastle University was criticised at the inquest into the death of 1st year student Edward (Ed) Farmer, a planned amnesty by Newcastle University Student Union has been announced. The amnesty would allow...
Ed Farmer Inquest: Raff Marioni speaks to the Courier
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Ed Farmer Inquest: Raff Marioni speaks to the Courier

November 19th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
Raff Marioni, President of Newcastle University Students Union attended the Ed Farmer inquest last week after which Marioni gave a statement to press on behalf of the Union. At the inquest it was ruled that the Newcastle...
Interview: Nina Nesbitt, October 9th
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Interview: Nina Nesbitt, October 9th

November 19th, 2018 | by Meggie Williams
Ahead of the release of her new album The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change and her first proper US headline tour, we caught up with the unstoppable Nina Nesbitt to discuss Plan B’s, the reality of becoming famous at...