On Campus

Should students try to give booze the boot?

by

Last September 2018, the National Union of Students has conducted a survey completed by 2,215 students in higher education on students’ relationship to alcohol. It was found...

Anti-racism event hosts genocide survivor

by

On 2nd March, Stand Up To Racism Society held a public meeting about the road to genocide and institutional racism. It came after a recent incident at Manor Bank halls, where a...

Applications to UK universities grow for first time since 2016

by

Applications to UK universities have increased for the first time in three years. Overall, there were just under 2 400 more applications made before the January 2019 deadline than...

STEM jobs stall as arts attack

by

With the 21st century’s rapid technological advances and the increasing focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), many UK universities...

Region’s universities collaborate to light (up) a “Creative Fuse”

by

Creative Fuse has now reached the end of its current phase. Creative Fuse is a unique partnership led by Newcastle University, has brought together academics from the five...

Man arrested for liquid attacks against women

by

At the end of February, Northumbria Police arrested a 35-year-old man after a number of women had reported being sprayed with an unknown substance in Newcastle. Nine reports were...

Breakthrough in virtual reality technology for autism phobias

by

Specialists at Newcastle University have developed a ‘Blue Room’ virtual reality space and have used it for the successful reduction of phobias in people with Autism. The room...

Newcastle academic opens new installation at London Gallery

by

Professor Rachel Armstrong from Newcastle University has joined forces with artist Cécile B Evans to create a new art installation. The exhibition is based at Whitechapel Gallery...

Green Party declares a state of ‘climate emergency’

by

A petition has been made by the Newcastle Green Party imploring Newcastle County Council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ and to mitigate the effects of Climate...

Labour plans to tackle Vice-Chancellor pay

by

As university Vice-Chancellor salaries are rising dramatically Labour has announced policies to tackle extortionate Vice-Chancellor pay and emergency loans for failing...