On Campus

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...

Part-time Officer disciplinary motion fails

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A formal motion to issue a disciplinary censure to the Students with Faith or Belief Officer was rejected at Student Council at last week’s meeting on Thursday 16 March. The...

University spent £1.8 million on ‘gagging orders’ in last five years

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It has been revealed by the Courier that Newcastle University has spent £1.8 million on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) over the past 5 years, obligating staff members to uphold...

Backlash against attempts to clamp down on unconditional offers

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In recent years the number of unconditional offers issued by mainstream universities has surged, with the number of such offers given increasing by 3900% over the last five years....

Should Wealth = Health? Youth Stop AIDS investigates

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On-campus and indeed in the wider world, there are very few events that start with guessing how many condoms are in a jar. Outside the lecture theatre where this one was taking...

“YOU ARE NEWCASTLE” HSBC tells Nottingham

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If you’ve been out and about in any British cities recently, you may have noticed posters promoting HSBC’s ‘we are not an island’ campaign.The campaign is intended to...

How is the university tackling sexual assault?

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In the wake of the #MeToo movement, universities are amongst the many organisations being asked if they are doing enough to prevent sexual assault, and to support victims of...

Concerns raised over graduation costs

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The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) are facing calls from the National Union of Students to scrap graduation fees, as students across the country face the tough extra...

Imbalance in admissions of disadvantaged students continues as universities fail to act

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A new report from The Office for Students (OfS) has revealed that attempts to redress a stubbornly high equality gap in university admissions, by lowering the bar for...

Newcastle in top 10 for graduate prospects

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Newcastle University is amongst the country’s top 10 universities for graduate prospects, according to The Complete University Guide 2020. Of the 131 institutions offering...