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Is Social Media good for Students?

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It is considered common knowledge that social media has a detrimental effect on students. Seen by many to be the source of all problems. Whilst there is no doubt that some issues...

Students devastated as Five Swans prepares to close for four months

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The Five Swans, a beloved Wetherspoons pub among Newcastle students, is set to close for four months for a £1 million refurbishment. Known just by “Five Swans”, the pub is...

Study reveals why students should stay active

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Imogen Birkett reports on a Newcastle-led study concerning student health. ...

The poshest spot in Newcastle: the iconic Jesmond

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Lydia Pendrigh offers her views on the love-hate relationship between Newcastle students and Jesmond. ...

Why have some received Greta Thunberg so badly?

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Victoria Osho writes about climate activist Greta Thunberg's recent UN speech. ...

Newcastle societies take the Fringe

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Newcastle University’s very own A Capella Society and Theatre Society (NUTS) both made exciting appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last week. The festival is renowned...

Cambridge announces measures to tackle diversity issues

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The University of Cambridge has recently announced plans to offer students from underrepresented backgrounds a second chance to apply to study at the university. Beginning this...

White working-class students less than 5% at majority of English Universities

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White working-class students make up less than 5% of the student population at over half of England’s universities, according to a recent study by the National Education...

Is student mental health at breaking point? Alexandra Sadler discusses whether universities are doing enough to tackle the mental health crisis

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Heading off to university seems like an opportunity filled with so much potential, and in many ways it is. Becoming a student of Newcastle University invokes images of a great...

Brexit, regrexit

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They say that it is always darkest before the dawn. Or in the case of Brexit, wildly unpredictable. Following two years of negotiations, the EU and the UK have finally reached a...