On Campus

NU Academics discover plastic waste in the sea

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Academics at Newcastle University say it is likely that all marine ecosystems have been affected by pollution. Several brand-new species are being discovered that have never been...

Packed schedule for Free Thinking Festival

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From 29 to 31 March, the Sage, Gateshead, is set to host the 2019 edition of the annual BBC Radio Three: Free Thinking Festival. Established and organised by Radio Three, the...

Can fish oil help to prevent dementia?

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On Tuesday 12th March, as part of the series called Insight Public Lectures, a talk titled ‘Fish oils and brain health: what dose does what in whom?’ was held at Newcastle...

Students with low A-levels could be denied student loan

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A review of university education, chaired by ex-investment banker Philip Augar, is set to suggest that university applicants who receive low A-level results should be denied...

Quiting University could cost £20,000

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In a worst case situation, a student dropping out of University during their first year could have to pay the full £9,250 tuition fee with a maximum £8,944 maintenance loan...

Herb Kim appointed as this year’s David Goldman Professor at the Business School

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Leading digital entrepreneur and founder of the long-running “Thinking Digital” conference, Herb Kim has been appointed as the Goldman Visiting Professor of Innovation and...

Charity salsa night brings Latin flair to Newcastle

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Newcastle students gained a Latin flair on Tuesday 26th February when Newcastle University music students organized a charity salsa night in aid of the charity La Vida. The event...

Dance society to celebrate good times at Northern Stage

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This weekend, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th March, Newcastle University Dance Society will present their annual show at the Northern Stage. This year’s performance is entitled...

Student gambling on the rise amid finance uncertainty

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A recent survey has shown 59% of students have gambled over the past 12 months. In February the Independent released the results of a National Union of Students (NUS) survey of...

TEDx comes to NUSU

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The TEDx Conference, organised by the Newcastle University TEDx Society, took place on Sunday 3rd March and provided attendees with a series of lectures based around the theme of...