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Applications to UK universities grow for first time since 2016

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Applications to UK universities have increased for the first time in three years. Overall, there were just under 2 400 more applications made before the January 2019 deadline than...

Region’s universities collaborate to light (up) a “Creative Fuse”

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Creative Fuse has now reached the end of its current phase. Creative Fuse is a unique partnership led by Newcastle University, has brought together academics from the five...

ITV, The Beatles and changing the face of broadcast journalism: In conversation with Stuart Prebble

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Former Editor of the Courier and President of the Union Stuart Prebble tells the Courier about his experiences in television...

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...

Breakthrough in virtual reality technology for autism phobias

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Specialists at Newcastle University have developed a ‘Blue Room’ virtual reality space and have used it for the successful reduction of phobias in people with Autism. The room...

Macarena Suarez- feminism in football

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Sesha Subramanian discusses the challenge Macarena Sanchez has posed regarding the mistreatment of female footballers. ...

Angels by Robbie Williams banned at Durham University

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Durham University’s recent Winter Ball ended tragically when a student was trampled on while the final song played. St Mary’s College, until recently, had a tradition of...

Newcastle academic opens new installation at London Gallery

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Professor Rachel Armstrong from Newcastle University has joined forces with artist Cécile B Evans to create a new art installation. The exhibition is based at Whitechapel Gallery...

White working-class students less than 5% at majority of English Universities

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White working-class students make up less than 5% of the student population at over half of England’s universities, according to a recent study by the National Education...

Green Party declares a state of ‘climate emergency’

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A petition has been made by the Newcastle Green Party imploring Newcastle County Council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ and to mitigate the effects of Climate...