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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...
May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third
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May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third

November 19th, 2018 | by Edward Ingram
Following her electoral humbling last year, Theresa May has been eager to try and win back the youth vote, who overwhelmingly backed Jeremy Corbyn, and his tantalising offer of abolishing tuition fees. As a result, the government...
University invests £6 Million in Fossil Fuels despite pledge
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University invests £6 Million in Fossil Fuels despite pledge

October 29th, 2018 | by Joe Molander
Newcastle University has continued to invest in oil and gas companies, despite committing to change its investment policy in May 2016, although they have aimed to make the change within 5 years. To understand how this has...
Newcastle volunteers on mission to save gorillas
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Newcastle volunteers on mission to save gorillas

October 22nd, 2018 | by Carl Smith Valdez
Third year Newcastle University Biology and Media students are looking forward to volunteering at The Cross River Gorilla Project this year. The Cross River Gorilla Project aims to preserve the critically endangered Cross River...
NUS survey reveals students’ excessive drinking habits
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NUS survey reveals students’ excessive drinking habits

October 22nd, 2018 | by editor
Freshers’ week saw many students indulge in the most alcohol intensive week of their lives, with many extending this trend and continuing to drink multiple times a week. Some studies have suggested, however, that less and...
Newcastle University publishes midleading statistics
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Newcastle University publishes midleading statistics

October 15th, 2018 | by Steven Ross
It has been reported that Newcastle University, among others across the UK, has made misleading claims to students about their position in the global rankings of higher education. The Independent has reported on an investigation...
Calls for new international student Visas
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Calls for new international student Visas

October 15th, 2018 | by Cayla Viner
International Student Visas have sparked a great deal of debate in the North East since the post study option was abolished in 2012. Currently, students who have come from outside of the EU are only given 4 months after their...
Deliberating on drugs
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Deliberating on drugs

May 14th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Is it the duty of universities to combat the rise in the number of students using recreational...
Housing policy sparks local election debate
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Housing policy sparks local election debate

May 8th, 2018 | by James Sproston
With the May elections having taken place, we attempt to establish clarity on the City Council's position on student...
University: the time of your life?
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University: the time of your life?

May 7th, 2018 | by Phoebe Hurst
Following Mind the Gap's mental health conference, Phoebe Hurst assesses the impact of university life on student's...