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Sabbatical Officer Election Debates

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The Courier reports on the debates held NSR and NUTV for the seven sabbatical positions....

Student Council passes motion on removing assessment bunching

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Emma McLaren summarises the motions discussed at the Student Council....

14 days of strike action announced by UCU

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14 days of strikes will hit Newcastle this spring...

Increased security at Glasgow University following sex attacks

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News Editor Emma McLaren discusses security at Glasgow University after multiple sex attacks...

Four out of six Gateshead vape shops sold goods to children

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Two thirds of vape shops in Gateshead have sold vape products to children, despite it being illegal to sell them to under-18s, a Trading Standards Inspection has revealed....

Working-class students turning to loan sharks as universities charge hidden fees

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“Hidden” university costs mean that working-class students are having to resort to multiple jobs, loan sharks and pay day loans in order to get through university. In addition...

Insights lecture offers solutions to childhood obesity

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The pervasive message of Professor Ashley Adamson’s public lecture entitled “Childhood Obesity; they should do something about that” was to disregard an imagined ‘them’,...

Unconditional offers used to lure in students- universities to be fined?

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Universities may be fined due to an increased use of unconditional offers as a pressurising means to lure in students. Unconditional offers are those which are not dependant on...

Food banks at Christmas

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Christmas is a period typically associated with joy, gifts, and for many, overeating. However, the reality of this for some families and individuals is often very different. The...

The BTOC Awards

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The writers of the Courier decide: What are the best loos on campus?...