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Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal
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Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal

March 15th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Isabel Sykes brings us the latest updates from the UCU industrial action: strikes to continue after...
Arrests over racist chants at Nottingham Trent
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Arrests over racist chants at Nottingham Trent

March 12th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Two 18-year old men have been arrested following the emergence of a video recording racist chants outside a Nottingham Trent University student’s bedroom. “This kind of vile behaviour will not be tolerated. Those suspected...
MP demands action over litter
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MP demands action over litter

March 12th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah has called for the government to take urgent action regarding plastic waste on the streets of Newcastle. In the House of Commons on Thursday 8 March, Chi asked the Department of Environment, Food...
Minister calls for student compensation over strikes
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Minister calls for student compensation over strikes

March 6th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
At the launch of a new regulator for higher education in England, the Office for Students, universities minister Sam Gyimah said students should receive compensation for missed lectures and classes during the recent strikes....
Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching
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Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching

March 5th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Talks restart on Monday 5th March to bring an end to the lecturers'...
NUSU to host Inspiring Women Conference
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NUSU to host Inspiring Women Conference

February 28th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
This Saturday, NUSU are hosting their annual Inspiring Women Conference in the Students’ Union. The event seeks to celebrate the achievements of inspiring women from Newcastle and beyond, and to empower others to follow in...
Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum
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Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum

February 20th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
With student dissatisfaction growing due to impending strike action, Newcastle University's Vice-Chancellor faced questions from the student...
Christmas cards for care homes
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Christmas cards for care homes

December 11th, 2017 | by Isabel Sykes
On Friday the 8th of December at the INTO Centre students had the opportunity to participate in making Christmas cards for elderly people in local care homes. Esme Murphy, a second year English Language student, organised a...
Life Sciences and Computer Science make global top 100
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Life Sciences and Computer Science make global top 100

November 13th, 2017 | by Isabel Sykes
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 has ranked Newcastle University in the top 100 for Life Sciences and Computer Science. This is currently the world’s biggest international league table and has a...
Dr Ian Burrows Defends Trigger Warnings
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Dr Ian Burrows Defends Trigger Warnings

November 6th, 2017 | by Isabel Sykes
Isabel Sykes reports on Dr Ian Burrows stance on Trigger...