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Universities criticised for “unnecessary” counselling services

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A new report by The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has revealed that universities risk “damaging” students by giving them unnecessary counselling for mental health,...

Imbalance in admissions of disadvantaged students continues as universities fail to act

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A new report from The Office for Students (OfS) has revealed that attempts to redress a stubbornly high equality gap in university admissions, by lowering the bar for...

Can fish oil help to prevent dementia?

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On Tuesday 12th March, as part of the series called Insight Public Lectures, a talk titled ‘Fish oils and brain health: what dose does what in whom?’ was held at Newcastle...

Preview: Celebrity Apprentice

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Aimee Seddon previews Celebrity Apprentice which is coming to BBC One soon....

Man arrested for liquid attacks against women

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At the end of February, Northumbria Police arrested a 35-year-old man after a number of women had reported being sprayed with an unknown substance in Newcastle. Nine reports were...

Do we really need our 5-a-day?

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Everybody knows about the 5-a-day rule, it’s the first thing we’re taught after our abc’s and 123’s. But do we take it seriously enough? Teachers weren’t just rabbiting...

Overcoming the glorification of self-harm

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A recent YouGov study found that anxiety amongst young people is on the rise in the social media age. 18% of 16-25 year olds believed that life wasn’t worth living, with other...

What’s in a name? Valentines Edition- ‘Love Song’

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This week's "What's in a name?" looks at "Love song" for a Valentine's special....

Huge fees for two year degrees

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Our writers discuss the implications of fast-track two-year degrees which cost £11,000 a year....

14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas

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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....