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Reports show racial inequality in academia

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Increasing evidence suggests that British universities have made very little progress when it comes to employing professors from black and minority ethnic groups (BME). A BBC...

Finding Fido animal memorials database

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Newcastle University researchers hope to create an online archive of headstones, plaques and other memorials dedicated to beloved animals, especially dogs, as part of a study...

Huge fees for two year degrees

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Our writers discuss the implications of fast-track two-year degrees which cost £11,000 a year....

14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas

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To celebrate the start of the festive season, NUSU Go Volunteer has launched 14 Days of Go Volunteer Christmas, where students can expect to see many events organised for charity....

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...

“Never been rejected so quickly”: RAG goes speed-dating

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The Students Union might not be the most romantic place on campus, but on Tuesday 13th November, 150 students gathered to take part in Speed Dating with the Raising and Giving...

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...

Musical Medics win Society of the Month

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News Editor Grace Dean chats to President of the Musical Medics society Persia Bowater about the society’s highly acclaimed production of Legally Blonde and their plans for the...

Public lecture explores why “where you live can kill you”

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“Health divides: where you live can kill you”: it’s an arresting title, which was fitting for a lecture delivered with the exact same sense of urgency and passion. Part of...

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...