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Chris Day Tag Archive

Calls for new international student Visas

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International Student Visas have sparked a great deal of debate in the North East since the post study option was abolished in 2012. Currently, students who have come from outside...

Tributes paid to Newcastle’s Professor Paul Younger

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Professor Paul Younger, Newcastle University’s former Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement and a world-renowned scientist, has passed away at the age of 55. Professor Younger was...

UCU Strike latest: Emergency measures announced in University Senate

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Newcastle University Senate formally agreed that the strike action constitutes an emergency situation...

Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes

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Steven Ross reports on the staff and students that took to the picket lines in support of the UCU industrial action...

Vice-Chancellor voices support for striking staff

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Professor Chris Day, the Vice-Chancellor and President of Newcastle University, has expressed support for staff striking in protest at changes to their pensions. Staff at 64...

Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum

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With student dissatisfaction growing due to impending strike action, Newcastle University's Vice-Chancellor faced questions from the student body...

Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

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Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting action....