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#Birksy’s September

#BirksysTopTips….Freshers Hey, I’m Chris, a 4th year law student who wants to pass on to you a few tips for the forthcoming year. First letters of each word to be large and be a mnemonic FRIENDS. Make lots of them. It’s ...
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#Birksy’s October

#BirksysTopTips on ….. Student Employment. E – Everyone thinks about getting a job whilst at University so make sure you start looking about now before all the vacancies go. There are 35,000 students at Northumbria, and ...
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2012: The highs and the lows

2012. Well, what a year. We have had so many reasons to celebrate and just as many reasons to not celebrate. When Big Ben chimed at 12am on the 1st of January 2012, we had so many expectations of the year. Expectations t...
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Agony Aunts – September

Julia and Emily say ‘Ask Us Anything’! Hiya, it’s my first month at uni and I’m already beginning to feel a bit homesick and I don’t know what to do as I feel down quite a lot of the time, but I can’t tell my flatmates b...
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Agony Aunts – November

Julia and Emily say ‘Ask Us Anything’! This is my first year at Uni and I have a girlfriend, but she’s taking a year out and staying at home which is about 2 hours away from here. At first it seemed fine but now sh...
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Agony Aunt – January

Julia and Emily say ‘Ask Us Anything’! My flatmates are really noisy and I can’t get them to understand that I have lectures at 9 and need some sleep before 5am on a morning. What can I do? - Gem It’s a difficult situati...
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November Overheard

At Habita quiz “Why are all these questions about films?” “It is the movie round…” Talking about Nandos “I would never get Mango and Lime at Nandos. I don’t want fruit on my chicken”. Overheard in Reds “Let’s dance...
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October Overheard

Overheard in Knoll Court: Flatmate 1: “Why are you washing our George Foreman in the sink?” Flatmate 2: “Well how else am I supposed to wash it?” Overheard in the library: “My stalker is not texting me back” Overheard in...
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September Overheard

Girl in Lipman Cafe Is it just me that thinks your own farts smell nice? Two male students in Claude Gibb Guy 1: Apparently 50% of women poo Guy 2: Do you mean during childbirth? Guy 1: No, just in general Whilst walking...
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Milking? What the…

Milking is the YouTube ‘phenomenon’ that has swept nationwide cast into the limelight by Facebook and the media, if you haven’t seen or heard of this video, it basically consists of a bunch of students from the Newcastle...