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Death of the CV? Graduate recruitment through social media increases

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Some of the jobs that 2019 graduates will go into did not exist 10 years ago. With the rise in new job roles for graduates, also changing is the way employers recruit. The...

Amazon: Toil and Trouble

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This week, Amazon gave us a clue as to the real source of its shareholders’ dividends. Following criticism over its notoriously bad working conditions, for example, when the...

UK Government Eyeing Norwegian Recycling System

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Hei, folk! Hvordan har du det? Good to be back on Geordie land. By now, I’m sure many of you have read the news that the government is contemplating the adoption of the...

Third time lucky for Dr Appleby?

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The Head of Mechanical Engineering at Newcastle University, Dr John Appleby, is set to stand for the third time as a Liberal Democrat prospective Parliamentary candidate (PPC), in...

Newcastle academics to present ‘Terrors of the Night’

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Terrors of the Night, an unsettling and disturbing exploration of nightmares by writer, poet and satirist Thomas Nashe, will be performed at the Globe Theatre in London next...

Equipment sharing database launched in Northern England

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A new equipment sharing database has been created to promote connectivity, efficiency and the sharing of publicly funded research assets, amongst eight of the North of England’s...

Students raise a glass for teachers at TEA’s

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Last Thursday Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) hosted its annual Teaching Excellence Awards. NUSU Education Officer, Christopher Duddy, organised and hosted the event...

Students eager for General Election

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A recent study has found that UK students are welcoming the forthcoming General Election, as they believe the current government does not pay enough attention to the views of...

Tuition fee increase agreed

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The Government has recently rushed through the Higher Education and Research Bill, meaning that Universities are able to increase tuition fees annually until 2020. Initially,...

The Big Questions addressed tricky questions in Newcastle

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The BBC’s Sunday morning ethics and faith debate programme, The Big Questions, came to Newcastle last week, offering both students and residents the chance to weigh in on...