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What is Vaisakhi and why is it celebrated?

Vaisakhi also called Baisakhi, is a religious festival celebrated by Sikhs. This year Vaisakhi falls on 13th April. It is Sikhism’s most important festival. History of Vaisakhi Guru Gobind Singh wanted to instil the principles of courage and morality in his downtrodden followers. He wanted to uplift their determination to

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Studying History: Transition from year one into year two

History student Daniel, talks about his transition from year one into year two here at Newman. “Studying history at Newman University has, quite honestly, been one of the best personal experiences of my life. My first year in history focused on an introduction to the ancient world and modern American

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Graduate Elizabeth Moore’s story

Elizabeth Moore studied Single Honours History at Newman University and is going on to study Early Modern MA at University of Oxford. We wanted to hear Elizabeth’s story. “I’ve had a passion for history for as long as I can remember However, I chose the course at Newman because of

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