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On Campus

Out with the mould, in with the new: students will be able to sue their landlords for unfriendly fungi

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For years, students have been at their landlord’s mercy when it comes to complaints about mould. This is all going to change on March 20th when an update of the Landlord and...

Breakthrough in reversing age-related heart damage

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Medical scientists at Newcastle University are suggesting it may be possible to reverse age-related damage in the heart, after a journal from EMBO was published on the 8th...

Graduates bring a taste of Indonesia to Newcastle

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Waroeng Indonesia, the brainchild of two Newcastle University graduates, has brought a taste of Indonesia to Newcastle. In the few months since Waroeng Indonesia launched, the...

Research collaboration on healthy fish and chips a success

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Dr Louis Goffe, a research associate at the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University this month has collaborated successfully with fish and chip supplier Henry...

Is student mental health at breaking point? Alexandra Sadler discusses whether universities are doing enough to tackle the mental health crisis

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Heading off to university seems like an opportunity filled with so much potential, and in many ways it is. Becoming a student of Newcastle University invokes images of a great...

Understanding Islamophobia and what it takes to hate

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On 12th February, the Insights Lecture series continued with a talk from Professor Peter Hopkins, entitled “Understanding Islamophobia”. With the rise of the far-right and...

No deal means no Erasmus says Universities UK

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A recent report by the Universities UK reveals that under a no deal Brexit, approximately 17,000 UK students would miss the chance to partake in the Erasmus study aboard scheme...

LGBT+ awareness week kicks off

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This Monday marks the start of LGBT+ awareness week. While it can be easy to dismiss Britain as a liberal nation when it comes to LGBT+ tolerance, according to Stonewall...

Royal honours for Newcastle academics

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Newcastle University has a big reason to celebrate, with two academics being listed in The Queen’s New Year Honours for their services to Primary Care and Medical Research. The...

Vice-Chancellor issues no-deal Brexit statement

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tOn the 5th of February an email was sent to all Newcastle University Students signed by Chris Day, the university’s Vice Chancellor, outlining their contingency plans in the...