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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...

Poor health linked to poor productivity in the North

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A major report commissioned by the Northern Health Science Alliance has connected poor health to poorer productivity in the Northern regions of the UK for the first time. The...

May proposes to reduce tuition fees by a third

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Following her electoral humbling last year, Theresa May has been eager to try and win back the youth vote, who overwhelmingly backed Jeremy Corbyn, and his tantalising offer of...

University invests £6 Million in Fossil Fuels despite pledge

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Newcastle University has continued to invest in oil and gas companies, despite committing to change its investment policy in May 2016, although they have aimed to make the change...

Newcastle volunteers on mission to save gorillas

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Third year Newcastle University Biology and Media students are looking forward to volunteering at The Cross River Gorilla Project this year. The Cross River Gorilla Project aims...

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...

Newcastle University publishes misleading statistics

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It has been reported that Newcastle University, among others across the UK, has made misleading claims to students about their position in the global rankings of higher education....

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...

Deliberating on drugs

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Is it the duty of universities to combat the rise in the number of students using recreational drugs?...