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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....

University lashes out against ban of ‘juicy’ stories on campus

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The student union at the University of St. Mark and St. John has elected to ban the sale of orange juice with pulp, as a satirical swipe at rival institution Plymouth...

Oxford sued by graduate over disappointing teaching standards

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An Oxford graduate is suing the university after failing to graduate with a first-class degree....

University in UK top 10 for sustainability

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Newcastle University has been ranked in the top ten universities for sustainability by the People and Planet University League....

Thoroughly Trumped: A pub lecture with legend Dr Martin Farr

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Over 100 students crammed into the Trent House Pub to hear Martin Farr give a lecture,organised by the History society, on ‘Brexit and the Age of Trump’, with almost 200...

Beware: your VISA can be hacked in seconds

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A team of computer scientists from Newcastle University have found that card fraudsters can hack Visa debit or credit cards, in just six seconds....

Trigger warnings issued over sensitive lecture content

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Newcastle University has begun employing a policy of ‘trigger warnings’ and guidelines for lectures that will be covering ‘sensitive material’ such as rape, misogyny, war...

Yellow warning given for Chile volcano expedition

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Three Newcastle University students travelled to Chile to study the Calbuco volcano, which erupted in April last year....

Capital gains for Newcastle’s London students

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Newcastle University’s London campus held its first ever graduation ceremony last week, as International Business Management students were awarded their master degrees....

Rhythm is a salsa dancer: Christmas is in the air

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Newcastle University’s Salsa Society started the Christmas season with an annual ball, which was held on Thursday, 1st of December....