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Campus Comment Students give their opinions on all things Newcastle University

Students and the strikes: we should be angry

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It’s official, our lecturers, along with 60 other universities across the UK will be going on strike on the 25th of this month and like last year it will be us, the students,...

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...

Time to close the blinds on Fenwick’s Christmas window?

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2019 is drawing to a close, which means that it’s time to don your hats, scarves and voting slips for that potential December election. It also means the return of one of the...

Newcastle vs Northumbria: bit of banter or closeted classism?

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Our writers discuss whether the Newcastle-Northumbria rivalry is a harmless joke or a symptom of classism....

Should buses to uni be free?

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Comment editor Joe Molander questions whether our university is behind when it comes to supporting commuting students....

A bloody disgrace: the Uni delays access to free sanitary products

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Considering the fact that over half the population get periods, it is ridiculous that their existence is continuously buried under layers of entrenched embarrassment,...