The Courier is Newcastle University Students’ Union’s free weekly newspaper. The Courier was first published in 1948 and has since grown to become an integral part of student life at Newcastle. It is a term time paper produced for the students, by the students. We have a team of approximately 300 writers and 43 sub-editors. The Courier is one of the best student newspapers in the country and has won the Guardian Student Media Award for ‘Student Publication of the Year’ in both 2012 and 2013, and receiving runner-up in 2015.

We hold weekly meetings every week during term time, which are held every Wednesday at 1.30pm in Merz Court L302 (Merz Court).
Here at the Courier we are always keen to welcome new writers and new ideas, regardless of your experience in journalism. If you’re interested in getting involved, come along to one of our writers’ meetings or email James Sproston on editor.union@ncl.ac.uk

Check out our latest digitised issues: www.issuu.com/editor.union

To view the Courier archives: www.courierarchive.ncl.co.uk

To view a history of the paper: www.courierhistory.wordpress.com

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