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Conference asks, “Who is Europe?”

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Europe is a diverse place, comprised of a multitude of cultures, each one of them making their own small contribution to a single European identity, be it French wine, German...

Tuition fee cuts could cause chaos, vice-Chancellors warn

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Earlier this month the prime minister put forward a proposal to cut fees from the current £9250 to £6500. Almost immediately, Tim Bradshaw, the chair and chief executive of the...

Big Sleep Out raises over £20,000 to house Newcastle’s homeles over Christmas season

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The time George Orwell spent in poverty famously became the basis for Down and Out in Paris and London. On Saturday 1st December, students and members of the congregation of...

Student from Syria graduated from Northumbria University

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Farouq Aldandashi, 28, completed his Masters degree in Newcastle after escaping his war torn homeland. The Northumbria University student survived university at the height of the...

“We all came from the same place”: Newcastle University hosts Islam and Black History Event

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“Why Islam and black history?” was the question posed to open the talk on the 29th of November. Newcastle University’s Islamic Society (ISoc) and Afro-Carribean Society...

Report shows Brexit could leave a bitter aftertaste on the North

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Rural areas in the North need to band together to protect themselves from the potential fallout of Brexit and to try and use it as a force for good, a report has found. The...

14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas

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To celebrate the start of the festive season, NUSU Go Volunteer has launched 14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas, where students can expect to see many events organised for charity....

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 votes to stay out of the NUS

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This week between the 3rd and the 6th of December, Newcastle University students voted on whether a re-affiliation between the NUSU (Newcastle University Student’s Union) with...

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...