On Campus

Celebrating a year of student success

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May 2019 saw the return of the annual Celebrating Success series of awards. These awards are organised by the Students’ Union and recognise student achievements both within the...

Summer Jam celebrates the end of exams

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On Friday 7 June, Newcastle University Students’ Union hosted Summer Jam for the first ever time. The event was a free on-campus festival with food, drink, music and dancing,...

NSR 24 hour broadcast raises over £700 for charity

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On the 11th of May, Newcastle Student Radio broadcasted for 24 hours in order to raise money and awareness for homelessness in the North East. The stream was hosted by Bridie...

Allotment opens doors to fine artists

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An allotment art space, run and established by Newcastle University student Maxi Ley, is celebrating a fortnight of successful events. Established in 2017, LOT is a multifaceted...

Universities criticised for “unnecessary” counselling services

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A new report by The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) has revealed that universities risk “damaging” students by giving them unnecessary counselling for mental health,...

Students design Northumberland coast shelter

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Newcastle University’s own School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape has planned and built “The Nick”, a public piece of architecture situated in Northumberland...

Cambridge university to reach divestment goal

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In a move praised by many commentators, Cambridge University has announced it is exploring options for divesting its multi-billion pound endowments from fossil-fuel corporations....

Hundreds given in compensation over strikes

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The higher education ombudsman or England and Wales has told a group of British universities to pay compensation for the loss of teaching hours after lasts years UCU strikes. The...

Working-class students turning to loan sharks as universities charge hidden fees

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“Hidden” university costs mean that working-class students are having to resort to multiple jobs, loan sharks and pay day loans in order to get through university. In addition...

Nigel’s milkshake brings all the boys to the monument

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Yesterday, on the 21st May,  Nigel Farage, former UKIP leader, was hit by a Five Guys banana and salted caramel milkshake during his one hour visit to Newcastle, designed to help...