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Hitting the wrong notes: the decline of music in schools

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Two of our writers offer their opinion on the decline of music education...

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NSR and The Courier host first ever election debates

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Throughout the whole of last week, all seven contested positions in the NUSU Elections were debated in the 2018 Debate Series, hosted by Newcastle Student Radio and The Courier...

A Living Wage for University Staff? A new campaign

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Campaigning students are set to campaign for a higher minimum wage for university staff. Labour Society is doing research and preparation. ...

Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

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Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the strike!...

The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?

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The Courier presents the arguments surrounding the UCU industrial action, as the University and its lecturers are divided over changes to the employer contribution towards the USS...

Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

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Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting action....

Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

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Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on management....

Vice-Chancellor’s Costings

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With tuition fees continually rising, students are increasingly demanding transparency about where their money is being spent. The revelation that much of it is simply bulking up...

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