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On Campus

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...

Newcastle University ranked top in the UK for climate action

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A university ranking organisation has rated Newcastle University seventh globally for “climate action” and top for the United Kingdom. Times Higher Education (THE) has...

Wildcats raise £1500 for The People’s Kitchen in charity run

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With the hockey season drawing to a close, Saturday morning saw the Newcastle University Wildcats Ice Hockey Club swap their skates for running shoes, as they took part in...

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...

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...

Should students try to give booze the boot?

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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

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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

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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...