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Campus Comment Students give their opinions on all things Newcastle University

Does student journalism get the respect it deserves?

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Dominic Lee discusses whether student journalism is valued enough both on our campus and others. ...

How to vote tactically: should you vote at home or at uni?

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Grace Piercey writes about the potential benefits of tactical voting in the upcoming general election. ...

Students and the strikes: against the action

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Ella Bending expresses her disappointment regarding the UCU strikes and the negative impact on students. ...

Should lecturers encourage students to vote?

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Em Richardson discusses the recent controversy around a lecturer encouraging a student to vote...

Why strike now?: Interview with striking lecturer Stacy Gillis

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Molly Greeves interviews Stacy Gillis to explain the reasons behind the upcoming UCU strike and how students can support their lecturers...

Is Newcastle the King of tokenism?

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News editor Em Richardson examines the University's relationship to the civil rights icon....

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...