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The songs that defined my university years

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As an outgoing Music Editor, it feels fitting to reflect on the music that will remind me of the highs and lows of my time at Newcastle. However, I’ll warn you now that this...

Tyne to move on

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Well, we made it. As baby-faced freshers with student loans burning holes in our pockets, graduation seemed a lifetime away. Now that we’re all a dishevelled three years older...

Dobson & Parnell: graduation review

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The first thing that struck me about Dobson & Parnell was its prime location on Queen Street, within minutes’ walk of the Quayside yet perfectly sheltered from the hustle...

Newcastle University ranked top in the UK for climate action

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A university ranking organisation has rated Newcastle University seventh globally for “climate action” and top for the United Kingdom. Times Higher Education (THE) has...

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...

Technology and big data AIding campus life

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), smart tech and big data were all once buzzwords thrown into scripts to spice up otherwise uninspired science fiction films; now, though, they may be...

Early riser made the wiser: tips on how to make it to your 9am.

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Each and every university student understands the struggle of waking up for your 9am. Being at university has blessed us all with weird sleeping patterns which make early starts...

Students protest Warwick University’s handling of rape culture

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On 6th February, hundreds of students turned out to join the #ShameOnYouWarwick protest over the university’s acceptance of what the Student Union called “sexism, racism and...

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...