graduation Tag Archive

Put that robe on, grab a camera & beer, and become a Newcastle graduate

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So you’ve finally got the degree. Your mam is over the moon. You can finally put on your ridiculously extra graduation robes and stand proudly in front of the arches for a photo...

Tyne to move on

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Well, we made it. As baby-faced freshers with student loans burning holes in our pockets, graduation seemed a lifetime away. Now that we’re all a dishevelled three years older...

Big up the Toon, you’ve been real

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Aite boom. It’s graduation day; a day of celebration and reflection. A chance for you to revel in the success of you and your mates, get excited for whatever the next stage...

Bored of mortar boards?

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As we approach graduation time, many students have been surprised and disappointed to discover that most congregation ceremonies at Newcastle University do not involve wearing a...

Your degree may be over, but the memories will never fade

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It’s finally over. After all those hours spent huddled over a desk in the Robbo, all those 9am lectures that you just about made it to on time, all those seminars you blagged...

Blackfriars: graduation review

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Dining at Blackfriars in Newcastle is an experience as unique and authentic as its site’s history. Its site, built in 1239 and originally home to Dominican Friars who were...

Review: Jesmond Dene House

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Louise Hall reviews an overnight stay and dinner at Jesmond Dene House in the run up to graduation celebrations...

Dobson & Parnell: graduation review

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The first thing that struck me about Dobson & Parnell was its prime location on Queen Street, within minutes’ walk of the Quayside yet perfectly sheltered from the hustle...

Kanye: Out with the old in with the new

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From melodic pop to experimental hip-hop, Jack Gill analyses how Kanye West's sound has evolved, and where it might go next...

Student from Syria graduated from Northumbria University

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Farouq Aldandashi, 28, completed his Masters degree in Newcastle after escaping his war torn homeland. The Northumbria University student survived university at the height of the...