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Geordie dialect lessons to help students dec-AYE-pher local lingo

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Popular study platform Quizlet has announced that it is to offer dialect lessons for university students moving to new cities. The learning platform aims to help bridge the gap...

New Sports Centre near completion

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Incoming freshers and returning students will be delighted to know that Newcastle’s new Sport Centre is nearing completion. Situated on Richardson Road next to the “old”...

This is an emergency: Extinction Rebellion stage die-in on campus

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At 2pm today, Newcastle University saw Extinction Rebellion stage a “die-in” protest conducted to raise awareness about issues relating to climate change. Extinction Rebellion...

How to get active on a student budget

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Newcastle University offers a range of sports to try out without the need for a university sports membership. Having a sports membership allows you to compete against other...

Newcastle University in BUCS top ten

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Newcastle University finished in the top ten of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league table for the 2018/19 season. 1,350 league points and 1,192 individual,...

The Courier Sport fantasy football league

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In the first article of our new feature, the Courier Sport team set up their very own fantasy football league for the upcoming Premier League season. Here your new sports team...

The Ashes: origins, history, and 2019 expectations

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The Ashes provides one certainty in its entire history; that it’ll always be a nasty, gritty and feisty affair and deserves its place as one of the greatest rivalries in...

What does the 2019 World Cup actually mean for women’s football in England?

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The 2019 World Cup came to a cool finish with the USA retaining the prestigious title of World Champions. After a tight and gritty first half against the Netherlands, a mistake by...

A cracking year of sport: 2018/19 overview

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2018/19 saw yet another successful season for sport at Newcastle. A ninth-place finish with 2541.7 points overall in the BUCS table was Newcastle’s first since the 2015/16...

A year that changed the face of sport: in conversation with AU Officer Maggie Elstob

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Sports Editor Rebecca Johnson talks to outgoing AU Officer Maggie Elstob about varsity, BUCS Nationals and all things sport So, just to start off with, how’s your year as AU...