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Round of applause for sustainable architecture students
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Round of applause for sustainable architecture students

February 20th, 2017 | by Louise Hall
Rochester Roundhouse, a building transformed by Newcastle University students has been highly commended with the MacEwen award. Students from the school of architecture planning and landscape Kielder Water & Forest Park...
LGBT+ awareness week colours campus
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LGBT+ awareness week colours campus

February 20th, 2017 | by Kotryna Kairyte
LGBT+ awareness week took the University campus by storm last week bringing in various events to raise awareness about the issues that the LGBT+ community face on daily basis. Organised by Courtney Levin, LGBT+ officer, and...
Student council return from winter hiatus
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Student council return from winter hiatus

February 20th, 2017 | by Jade Holroyd
Last Thursday, I once again had the pleasure of chairing the Students’ Union Council for the first time since December. You may remember from my last write-up that the last council of Semester 1 ended on a high – all motions...
Peter Tatchell shares his experiences of protest
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Peter Tatchell shares his experiences of protest

February 20th, 2017 | by editor
Veteran human rights activist, Peter Tatchell, began his workshop by detailing his upbringing in Australia. Surrounded by an evangelical family, Tatchell was influenced by the teachings of Christianity from an early age, which...
All aboard the History Society Metroline
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All aboard the History Society Metroline

February 20th, 2017 | by editor
The much-loved and ever-successful Metro line event ran by Newcastle University’s History Society took place again this year on February 8th. Inviting students from all years, the pub crawl ensures all get a chance to mix and...
Petition for Cambridge student to be expelled for taunting homeless
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Petition for Cambridge student to be expelled for taunting homeless

February 20th, 2017 | by Isabel Sykes
Calls are rising for Cambridge student Ronald Coyne to be expelled from University, for burning a £20 note in front of a homeless man. On Sunday 12th of February The Evening Standard reported that a ‘change.org’ petition to...
Union and University ranked red for Free Speech
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Union and University ranked red for Free Speech

February 20th, 2017 | by editor
Newcastle University Students’ Union has received a red rating from the Free Speech University Ranking (FSUR) for the second year in a row. Newcastle University also has moved significantly down, from an amber in 2016 to red...
NUSU opens nominations for celebrating success
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NUSU opens nominations for celebrating success

February 20th, 2017 | by Toby Bryant
The world’s focus may have been turned towards last week’s BAFTAs and Grammy Awards but both ceremonies are set to be eclipsed as Newcastle University opens voting for The 2017 Celebrating Success Awards. Students can...
Opening Building of the Future for Computer Science
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Opening Building of the Future for Computer Science

February 20th, 2017 | by Laura Higgins
Computer Science students are excited for the anticipated opening of their new Urban Sciences Building, scheduled to open in August 2017. The £60m project, which is claimed to be the ‘building of the future’, will enhance...
Say Hello to your new Vice-Chancellor
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Say Hello to your new Vice-Chancellor

February 16th, 2017 | by Jade Holroyd
Editor Jade Holroyd meets with Newcastle University's new VC, Professor Chris...