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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...

Amnesty International Society celebrates IWD

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International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual event that’s been observed since the early 1900’s, was celebrated around the world on Wednesday 8th March. It is an annual...

Plans on websites selling essays to students

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Jo Johnson, the universities minister, has outlined plans to tackle the rise in websites selling essays to students at British universities. Essay buying can be a lucrative...

Number of Language Degrees plummeting

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The number of universities offering language degrees has fallen by 30%, a recent report by UCAS reveals. The paper points to a rapidly increasing number of closing language...

Vince Cable: Economics in a post crisis, post Brexit world

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In the current political climate, the most interesting and insightful analysis of recent events often comes from those who have been at the centre of political decision-making...

Petition for Cambridge student to be expelled for taunting homeless

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Calls are rising for Cambridge student Ronald Coyne to be expelled from University, for burning a £20 note in front of a homeless man. On Sunday 12th of February The Evening...

Boris fights international students corner in immigration conflict

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Boris Johnson has risked causing conflict with Downing Street after suggesting that international students should be omitted from migration statistics....