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NUS calls for final year exams to be cancelled

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The National Union of Students (NUS) has asked universities to cancel non-essential exams and assessment.  Instead, students should be allowed to progress based on previous...

Coronavirus causes accommodation crisis

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Meg Howe explores the current uncertainty regarding student tenants' rights during the COVID-19 crisis....

NUS president tells critics to “fuck off”

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In a recent Facebook post, the President of the National Union of Students (NUS) told her critics to “FUCK OFFFFFFFF!!” after facing motions to remove her from the position....

Predicted £3m deficit for the NUS

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The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced to its 600 affiliated student’s unions that ‘ “the NUS group is facing financial difficulty”’ and are taking ‘...

NUSU votes to stay out of the NUS

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This week between the 3rd and the 6th of December, Newcastle University students voted on whether a re-affiliation between the NUSU (Newcastle University Student’s Union) with...

Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?

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From Canada’s legalisation of cannabis on 18 October to the ongoing international medicinal marijuana debate, drug policy is reoccurringly in the public eye. British government...

Study reveals sexual misconduct in unis

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Recently-published findings reveal that 41% of university students across the UK have been the victims of sexual misconduct from members of university staff. The survey was...

Student Satisfaction: Survey-ing A Loss?

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Mark Sleightholm questions whether the National Student Survey is worth our time...

Referendum results: Newcastle votes to disaffiliate from NUS

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Following last week’s cross-campus referendum, Newcastle University Students’ Union will begin the process of disaffiliating with the National Union of Students (NUS). The...

REFERENDUMB? Should students vote to leave or stay with the NUS?

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Matt Wilson-Boddy – LEAVE “I started the petition for referendum after attending the NUS conference in Brighton two weeks ago. I was elected as delegate on a platform of...