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Grammar schools fail children born without privilege

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Sarah Davis addresses the failure of grammar schools and how they present a void of opportunity for poorer children. ...

Number of Language Degrees plummeting

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The number of universities offering language degrees has fallen by 30%, a recent report by UCAS reveals. The paper points to a rapidly increasing number of closing language...

Newcastle University ranked top 5 for International student satisfaction

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Results from the latest International Student Barometer Survey have placed Newcastle University as top 5 in the UK and in the top 20 worldwide for international student...

Petition for Cambridge student to be expelled for taunting homeless

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Calls are rising for Cambridge student Ronald Coyne to be expelled from University, for burning a £20 note in front of a homeless man. On Sunday 12th of February The Evening...

Opening Building of the Future for Computer Science

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Computer Science students are excited for the anticipated opening of their new Urban Sciences Building, scheduled to open in August 2017. The £60m project, which is claimed to be...

Go Green Week 2017 to kick off on campus

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RenewCastle Society is hosting the UK’s largest week of student climate action Go Green Week to celebrate sustainability in all its possible forms. Run from February 13 to 17,...

University offer academic support network ‘ASK’

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Newcastle University are proud to offer the Academic Skills Kit (ASK) to all undergraduate and postgraduate students. During their studies, it is likely that students will require...

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...