On Campus

Esteemed brain surgeon discusses his success

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On 30th April, Newcastle University welcomed Doctor Henry Marsh, a leading English neurosurgeon and pioneer of advances in neurosurgical advances in the Ukraine. The lecture was...

Proposed tuition fee cuts could threaten academic research

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As the prime minister commissions a review into the funding of post-18 education, the highly anticipated outcome is a cut in tuition fees. While being a potential change that...

In conversation with the Extinction Rebellion

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So Meryl, tell us about you and Extinction Rebellion North East (XRNE). I am Meryl Batchelder, I am forty-nine years old and I am a teacher with a PhD in environmental science. I...

Masters degrees required for higher paying jobs

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According to recently published government statistics, postgraduate students are achieving higher paid jobs. Once it was a case that the undergraduate degree was a coveted symbol...

Clasp vandal ‘did not have permission’

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It has been confirmed by the Anthony Gormley Foundation that the person who graffitied the Clasp did not have permission. Christine Cairns of Newcastle University Estates...

NU wins Guardian award for best student experience

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Newcastle University won the award for best student experience at the Guardian University Awards, gaining recognition for the work that it has done in providing students with...

Newcastle citizens protest climate change

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After weeks of protests in London, the Extinction Rebellion North East (XRNE) held regional protests in Newcastle. The Extinction Rebellion, abbreviated to XR, are a non-violent...

Breaking News: Clasp Graffitied

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At approximately 2.28pm today the ‘clasp’ the statue outside Newcastle University Students’ Union was graffitied. According to witnesses outside the union a...

Sight at the museum: Dippy comes to Hancock

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A year into his UK tour, May 18 sees Dippy the Dinosaur visit the Great North Museum in Newcastle. The Diplodocus, nicknamed “Dippy”, has been a regular feature at Natural...

NUSU to introduce Commuting Students’ Officer

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Sian Dickie discusses the motion she put forward in council  During March student council a motion was passed to implement a Commuting Students’ Part-Time Officer (known as...