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No deal means no Erasmus says Universities UK

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A recent report by the Universities UK reveals that under a no deal Brexit, approximately 17,000 UK students would miss the chance to partake in the Erasmus study aboard scheme...

#ThisIsNotConsent campaign catches media attention

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The Newcastle University student society, It Happens Here launched the knickers bunting campaign last January 2019. The appeal aims to raise awareness of sexual assault and...

Fem Soc event discusses gender bias in scientific spaces

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On Wednesday 28 November, Newcastle University Feminist Society conducted a talk about intersectionality in scientific spaces. According to Feminist Society’s official Facebook...

Instagram account of the week

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Angel Juarez, otherwise known as @Thelakwatsero, is not your typical traveller. With 95K followers, Juarez is also an environmental advocate, a mountain biker and a seasonal...

Gig Review: Fever Days – The Rookery, 8th November 2018

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Carl Valdez reviews his first-ever gig...

Northumbria University Illustration students raises money for survivors of abuse

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Carl Smith Valdez comments on the fundraiser held in collaboration with Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland, and the students of Northumbria university ...

Newcastle volunteers on mission to save gorillas

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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...

Park View opens amid noise complaints

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  Newcastle University has just opened Park View Student Village for first year undergraduate students. The £75 million accommodation consists of 1,261 single en-suite...