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Students Tag Archive

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?...

Housing policy sparks local election debate

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With the May elections having taken place, we attempt to establish clarity on the City Council's position on student housing...

University: the time of your life?

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Following Mind the Gap's mental health conference, Phoebe Hurst assesses the impact of university life on student's wellbeing...

Theresa’s Terrible Tory Tuition Review

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Tuition fees: a system that has become so unworkable and so ill conceived that even the Conservative government have taken it upon themselves to ‘review’ its future. As...

Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

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Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the strike!...

Lecturers: It’s a strike!

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Cuts to and marketisation of university pensions has provoked a strike, but what do students think?...

Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

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Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting action....

Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

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Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on management....