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How can we stay safe? The Courier speaks to Streetwise

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Although we would all like to believe we are safe at university, statistics show that students are still at a high risk of sexual assault and emotional abuse. I spoke to Ellen...

Guardian columnist gives lecture on political crisis

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Last week Guardian columnist George Monbiot led one of the Newcastle University Insight lectures titled; ‘Out of the wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis’ based on...

‘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...

“Blame Rapists, Not Victims”: Newcastle Reclaims the Night

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There has been no shortage of sexual assault related discussion in the media this year, from the upskirting ban to an Irish teenager’s underwear being used in her rape trial....

NUSU launches campaign to tackle hate crime

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Newcastle University’s Student Union has launched a campaign to tackle issues of hate crime incidents on campus. This comes as part of the “Changing the Culture” project,...

Hult prize in Newcastle

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In this world, there are many issues affecting people’s lives. Poverty, disease and famine are all features of both the modern and developing world. While we hope to fix these...

NUSU shortlisted for prestigious award for refugee support project

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Newcastle University’s Student Union is in the running for a national award for a project that helps asylum seekers and refugees in the city. The Times Higher Education Awards...

Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North

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A major report commissioned by the Northern Health Science Alliance has connected poor health to poorer productivity in the Northern regions of the UK for the first time. The...

University lyrics auction raises charity over £8000

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On Friday 23rd November, Newcastle University held a charity auction and music night as part of the  collaborative GeNErosity Festival which celebrates 900 years of philanthropy...

Modern languages host conversation group

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Newcastle University Modern Languages Society has set up a foreign language conversation group. The Society is running a weekly free-of-cost conversation club for which the...