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From the archives: MLK receives honorary degree

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Grace Dean looks through the archives to trace the more memorable moments of Newcastle’s history.   1999 – Farewell fishies The Courier stunned readers with the...

Applications for Politics courses in the UK on the rise

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Since the Brexit debate on the run-up to the 2016 referendum, there has been a 28% surge in UK university applications to politics courses. UCAS, who oversees university...

Strike action announced at Newcastle

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Grace Dean reports on upcoming strike action at Newcastle....

Is PEC a pain in the neck?

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For any student who has ever faced the daunting task of submitting a PEC form (Personal Extenuating Circumstances form) when they’re unwell or experiencing a challenging...

To Recap or not to Recap?

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The lecture capture system, ReCap, is popular among Russell Group universities. Here, at Newcastle, ReCap is provided across the majority of lectures, though (and perhaps...

Students asked for family member’s death certificates as PEC form evidence

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It has been revealed that students have been asked to supply death certificates as evidencefor PEC (Personal Extenuating Circumstances) forms....

New University Wellbeing App: iNCLude

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Newcastle University have introduced a new, free wellbeing app: iNCLude, designed to help students take steps to help improve their mental wellbeing....

Fair paid, Newcastle: New Policies for Jobs on Campus

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Gabriela Więckowska explains the improvements to student employment on campus...

Mentally ill students risk academic penalties for missing classes

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Phoebe Hurst discusses potential academic penalties for mentally ill students ...

Cochrane Park granted alcohol licence

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Grace Dean reports as the pavilion at Cochrane Park is granted an alcohol licence. ...