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Nigel’s milkshake brings all the boys to the monument

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Yesterday, on the 21st May,  Nigel Farage, former UKIP leader, was hit by a Five Guys banana and salted caramel milkshake during his one hour visit to Newcastle, designed to help...

Part-time Officer disciplinary motion fails

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A formal motion to issue a disciplinary censure to the Students with Faith or Belief Officer was rejected at Student Council at last week’s meeting on Thursday 16 March. The...

University spent £1.8 million on ‘gagging orders’ in last five years

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It has been revealed by the Courier that Newcastle University has spent £1.8 million on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) over the past 5 years, obligating staff members to uphold...

Backlash against attempts to clamp down on unconditional offers

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In recent years the number of unconditional offers issued by mainstream universities has surged, with the number of such offers given increasing by 3900% over the last five years....

Should Wealth = Health? Youth Stop AIDS investigates

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On-campus and indeed in the wider world, there are very few events that start with guessing how many condoms are in a jar. Outside the lecture theatre where this one was taking...

Dr Tyrrell discusses the future of Brexit Britain

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Led by Dr Hélène Tyrrell and Dr Jack Simson Caird, this lecture teased out a lot of lessons and potential scenarios on how Brexit might turn out. Focusing on its impact on human...

Pub to come to Monument Metro station

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The busiest station on the Metro network, seeing more than 10 million passengers through its gates each year, is under Nexus management, who labelled the project “an exciting...

“YOU ARE NEWCASTLE” HSBC tells Nottingham

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If you’ve been out and about in any British cities recently, you may have noticed posters promoting HSBC’s ‘we are not an island’ campaign.The campaign is intended to...

UK unis investigate slave trade links

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When it comes to diversifying curriculums and eliminating the attainment gap, many institutions have proved that old habits die hard and students have continued to rally for a...

How is the university tackling sexual assault?

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In the wake of the #MeToo movement, universities are amongst the many organisations being asked if they are doing enough to prevent sexual assault, and to support victims of...