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In a world dominated by social media, how has our experience of mental health changed?

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A recent study by the Prince’s Trust – a charity that enables youth into education, work and training – says that 18% of the 2,162 people surveyed disagreed with the...

Former Newcastle student threatened with deportation

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When Chimezie and Robert first met in Newcastle city centre, they could not possibly imagine the agony they would be put through over the next seven years. Chimezie first came to...

Do drug-testing kits have a future on campus?

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

Newcastle Student caught in Hit and Run

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Last week was one filled with many trepidations for final year mechanical engineering student Leo Horsman. He was the victim of an unfortunate hit and run on the evening of 12th...

NUS survey reveals students’ excessive drinking habits

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Freshers’ week saw many students indulge in the most alcohol intensive week of their lives, with many extending this trend and continuing to drink multiple times a week. Some...

Calls for new international student Visas

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International Student Visas have sparked a great deal of debate in the North East since the post study option was abolished in 2012. Currently, students who have come from outside...

Park View opens amid noise complaints

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  Newcastle University has just opened Park View Student Village for first year undergraduate students. The £75 million accommodation consists of 1,261 single en-suite...

Body found in river confirmed as Worcester missing fresher

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A search for Worcester student Tom Jones ended in tragedy on Tuesday 2nd October when West Mercia police confirmed that the body recovered from the River Severn the Friday before...

ASOS finally showcasing Diversity

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Georgia Hadwin explores how our favourite clothing brand is representing diversity with their models in their new campaign...

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. ...