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Predicted £3m deficit for the NUS

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The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced to its 600 affiliated student’s unions that ‘ “the NUS group is facing financial difficulty”’ and are taking ‘...

NUSU to hold Ed Farmer memorial

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NUSU has announced it will be hosting a memorial on the 10th of December for Newcastle University Student Ed Farmer, who died after an initiation ceremony in December 2016. The...

‘Nature’ publishes research into effects of pregnancy on the body

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New findings published in the international science journal, Nature by a collective group of researchers from Newcastle University, Wellcome Sanger Institute, and University of...

Acorn’t believe it! Red squirrel population stabilizes in the North East

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Northumberland Wildlife Trust have released their seventh annual report which reveals that numbers of red squirrels across the North of England are stable. The study takes into...

Reduction of tuition fees under review again

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The cost of education in UK is increasing day by day. The maximum permissible fee amount for an undergraduate student is £9,250 per year but no limit has been set for post...

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...