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The most deprived places in the North East revealed…

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A recent government survey has revealed the most deprived areas in the North East....

A Toast to 10 years of NuMed Malaysia

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A series of celebrations have been carried out this week in honour of the 10th year anniversary of the Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia International Campus. Students, both...

Goldsmiths’ beef ban: meating our climate’s needs, or a massive missteak?

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As a push towards reducing the environmental impact their university is having on the world around it, Goldsmiths in London has announced their plans to ban the sale of any beef...

Religious conservatives’ protests curtail teaching of values of equality and LGBTQ rights

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A primary school in Birmingham has become gripped in the midst of a row which has pitted the LGBT community against religious conservatives. Parkfield Primary School has come...

Sex education in schools

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While sex education in schools has been compulsory in England since 2017, it has been in discussion that the curriculum will be expanded to be more up to date. Students will now...

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...

Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly....

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!...