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Dobson & Parnell graduation meal: affordable luxury

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The first thing that struck me about Dobson & Parnell was its prime location on Queen Street, within minutes’ walk of the Quayside yet perfectly sheltered from the hustle...

Students’ charity gig brings a musical interlude to revision

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On Saturday 25th May, Newcastle bands came together to raise funds for The Sick Children’s Trust and to provide a highly-acclaimed musical interlude to the bank holiday weekend....

Cambridge announces measures to tackle diversity issues

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The University of Cambridge has recently announced plans to offer students from underrepresented backgrounds a second chance to apply to study at the university. Beginning this...

NUSU Debate Night: Education Officer

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The second debate of Monday night was for the role of Education Officer, which is currently filled by Jonny Hall. The Education Officer represents the academic issues of...

NUSU Debate Night: Postgraduate Officer

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The first debate of the week was on the Monday the 11th of March for the role of Postgraduate Officer. This new full-time sabbatical position was created following Education...

NUSU Debate Night: Athletic Officer

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The second night of debates commenced with the Athletic Union Officer debate, which was contested by three candidates. These were Lara Brooks, Joe Gubbins and Stylianos...

North-West German delights

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News Editor Grace Dean shares her insight on her experiences in Germany...

Review: Isn’t It Romantic

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Grace Dean reviews Rebel Wilson's latest film Isn't It Romantic...

Monolingualism: it’s time to stop

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Good ol’ Blighty is proving her ineptitude yet again, as research shows that many schools and universities are descaling their languages departments due to students’ lack...

Student gambling on the rise amid finance uncertainty

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A recent survey has shown 59% of students have gambled over the past 12 months. In February the Independent released the results of a National Union of Students (NUS) survey of...