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Have you swiped your smart card?

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The new monitoring attendance system has been met with criticism from students, who have reported systematic issues. Several students have claimed that they were marked...

Inspiring Women’s conference returns to NUSU

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Newcastle University Student Union will be hosting its annual Inspiring Women’s conference on the 11 March, hoping to inspire and motivate all self-defining women to reach their...

Vince Cable: Economics in a post crisis, post Brexit world

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In the current political climate, the most interesting and insightful analysis of recent events often comes from those who have been at the centre of political decision-making...

Raising refugee awareness with STAR’s action week

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From 20th – 24th of February 2017, the charity STAR (Student Action for Refugees) held the nationwide Refugee Action Week. STAR is an organisation led by students, consisting of...

New mental health officer role rejected

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The Students’ Union Council has voted not to create a new “Students with Mental Health Difficulties” part-time officer position on the grounds that it could undermine the...

“INTO School Awareness” of refugee crisis

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UNICEF on Campus has held workshops at Newcastle College in a bid to raise awareness about the ongoing refugee crisis. The “INTO School Awareness” workshops were run by...

Round of applause for sustainable architecture students

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Rochester Roundhouse, a building transformed by Newcastle University students has been highly commended with the MacEwen award. Students from the school of architecture planning...

LGBT+ awareness week colours campus

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LGBT+ awareness week took the University campus by storm last week bringing in various events to raise awareness about the issues that the LGBT+ community face on daily basis....

Student council return from winter hiatus

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Last Thursday, I once again had the pleasure of chairing the Students’ Union Council for the first time since December. You may remember from my last write-up that the last...

Peter Tatchell shares his experiences of protest

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Veteran human rights activist, Peter Tatchell, began his workshop by detailing his upbringing in Australia. Surrounded by an evangelical family, Tatchell was influenced by the...