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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...

Concerns raised over graduation costs

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The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) are facing calls from the National Union of Students to scrap graduation fees, as students across the country face the tough extra...

Imbalance in admissions of disadvantaged students continues as universities fail to act

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A new report from The Office for Students (OfS) has revealed that attempts to redress a stubbornly high equality gap in university admissions, by lowering the bar for...

Newcastle in top 10 for graduate prospects

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Newcastle University is amongst the country’s top 10 universities for graduate prospects, according to The Complete University Guide 2020. Of the 131 institutions offering...

Esteemed brain surgeon discusses his success

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On 30th April, Newcastle University welcomed Doctor Henry Marsh, a leading English neurosurgeon and pioneer of advances in neurosurgical advances in the Ukraine. The lecture was...

Proposed tuition fee cuts could threaten academic research

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As the prime minister commissions a review into the funding of post-18 education, the highly anticipated outcome is a cut in tuition fees. While being a potential change that...

In conversation with the Extinction Rebellion

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So Meryl, tell us about you and Extinction Rebellion North East (XRNE). I am Meryl Batchelder, I am forty-nine years old and I am a teacher with a PhD in environmental science. I...

Masters degrees required for higher paying jobs

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According to recently published government statistics, postgraduate students are achieving higher paid jobs. Once it was a case that the undergraduate degree was a coveted symbol...

NU wins Guardian award for best student experience

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Newcastle University won the award for best student experience at the Guardian University Awards, gaining recognition for the work that it has done in providing students with...

Newcastle citizens protest climate change

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After weeks of protests in London, the Extinction Rebellion North East (XRNE) held regional protests in Newcastle. The Extinction Rebellion, abbreviated to XR, are a non-violent...