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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...

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...

Always Czech your passport

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Steve Vincent, a professor of Work and Organisation at Newcastle University has been stranded in Prague after his friend and fellow traveller Allan Poole flew back early using...

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...

Labour plans to tackle Vice-Chancellor pay

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As university Vice-Chancellor salaries are rising dramatically Labour has announced policies to tackle extortionate Vice-Chancellor pay and emergency loans for failing...

Out with the mould, in with the new: students will be able to sue their landlords for unfriendly fungi

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For years, students have been at their landlord’s mercy when it comes to complaints about mould. This is all going to change on March 20th when an update of the Landlord and...

Nearly one million more young adults living at home

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New research has revealed that nearly one million more young adults are living with their parents now than over 20 years ago. The research, conducted by Civitas, an independent...

University heads paid up to 13 times above average

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University heads have been enjoying immense salary boosts – including at some of the top schools in the UK – while their subordinates’ pay continues to lag behind. The...