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Corbyn speaks at Durham Miners’ Gala

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Jeremy Corbyn was among the speakers who attended the 135th annual Durham Miners’ Gala on Saturday 13 July 2019, which saw over 100,000 people flock to the city. Also known as...

Tyne to move on

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Well, we made it. As baby-faced freshers with student loans burning holes in our pockets, graduation seemed a lifetime away. Now that we’re all a dishevelled three years older...

Newcastle’s commitment to tackling the climate emergency

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As of 18 April 2019 Newcastle University joined a number of UK institutions and organisations in declaring a climate emergency. Since then the University has been praised for its...

Clasp controversy continues

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This year, a campus-wide debate has emerged following the erection of Clasp. This 4.5 metre-high art installation was created by Sir Antony Gormley, who was knighted in 2014 and...

The ever-changing face of campus

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Through tumultuous times, the strong power through and Newcastle University is no exception. Over the course of the academic year, Newcastle University has not failed in its...

Union responds to the Augar Review

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Last month a statement was posted on the Newcastle University Students’ Union website explaining the university’s stance on the Augar Review, a report published in May 2019...

Celebrating a year of student success

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May 2019 saw the return of the annual Celebrating Success series of awards. These awards are organised by the Students’ Union and recognise student achievements both within the...

Free sanitary products to be available campus-wide from September

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One of Raff Marioni’s major wins during his term as NUSU President was his dedication to ensuring the availability of free menstrual products for students at Newcastle...

NUSU awarded Students’ Union of the Year

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For the second time, Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) won the prize for ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ at the Educate North awards. Throughout the 2018/9...

Bored of mortar boards?

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As we approach graduation time, many students have been surprised and disappointed to discover that most congregation ceremonies at Newcastle University do not involve wearing a...