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Why I was happy to miss my seminar

I came to university for an education, to learn more about the world, and to learn the skills that will hopefully one day help me get a job. The recent wave of strike action by university staff has affected students. But...
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How I Became the Victim of a Recruitment Scam

‘Event Marketing Assistant’ the position was titled, instantly jumping out at me on the job website. I had been looking at a lot of marketing jobs, but many were asking for experience in the sector which after three year...
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What’s in a name?

Former Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins has never been one to shy away from controversy, but her latest tirade against children with “lower class names” has left her facing mass criticism in the media and ...
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What is our education for?

Come see the debate unfold on Monday 23rd September in Stage 2 with a panel debate about the Future of the Higher Education. he nature of university is changing; and students are under continued assault – from newspapers...
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NSU’s NSS results revealed

The release of the results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) last week saw Northumbria Students’ Union maintain its student satisfaction rating at 72%, five percent above the national average. If y...
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Heir he is

The day everyone has been waiting for finally arrived last Monday, and people all over the world were on tenterhooks, all eager to catch a glimpse of the new royal arrival. The news was broken in the traditional way: an ...
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Alzheimer’s

I myself was the first to notice his odd behaviour. Odd was the only way we could describe it then, as we had not considered the disease that could be affecting him. The first incident was when my grandparents were looki...
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Goodbye Northumbria

As last semester draws to an end, for one third of Northumbria students it is the final stretch of University. Many choose not to think about it, but within a few months most of us will be pushed (in some cases shoved) t...