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University Challenge team reaches semi-finals
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University Challenge team reaches semi-finals

April 30th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
The Newcastle team in University Challenge has been knocked out of the competition after being beaten by Merton College, Oxford, following an impressive performance throughout the series culminating in their appearance in the...
Study reveals sexual misconduct in unis
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Study reveals sexual misconduct in unis

April 30th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Recently-published findings reveal that 41% of university students across the UK have been the victims of sexual misconduct from members of university staff. The survey was carried out by the National Union of Students (NUS) in...
Tributes paid to Newcastle’s Professor Paul Younger
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Tributes paid to Newcastle’s Professor Paul Younger

April 30th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
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 a world-renowned environmental pioneer, considered...
Newcastle Uni climbs national league table
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Newcastle Uni climbs national league table

April 30th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Newcastle University has risen in the rankings of the Complete University Guide Table for the third consecutive year. Newcastle is now ranked 22nd out of 131 UK universities in the Complete University Guide table, which is one...
Unis encouraged to take softer stance on drugs
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Unis encouraged to take softer stance on drugs

April 30th, 2018 | by Mark Sleightholm
Universities should focus more on supporting rather than punishing students found to be using drugs, according to a report published by the NUS and Release, a drug information charity. The wide-reaching report used freedom of...
House of Smith wins appeal to stay open
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House of Smith wins appeal to stay open

April 30th, 2018 | by Amber Marwick
The owners of Newcastle nightclubs House of Smith, Floritas and Madame Koo have won their appeal against further...
Newcastle bags four at Educate North Awards
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Newcastle bags four at Educate North Awards

April 30th, 2018 | by Zoe Crowther
Both the Students' Union and the University won their respective awards at the event in...
UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes
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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes

April 13th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
UCU members have voted to bring months of industrial action and uncertainty to a close after voting to accept the terms set out by the UUK, as they continue to propose pension scheme changes. Having come to a close, the result of...
Student pledges to complete comical tasks to raise funds for flights home
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Student pledges to complete comical tasks to raise funds for flights home

April 12th, 2018 | by Sydney Isaacs
Second-year Biomed student, Charlotte Duff has set up a Just Giving page with the aim of raising enough money to allow her to fly home from Malaysia and spend some time with her friends and family. In order to incentivise people...
Teaching will go ahead after Easter break
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Teaching will go ahead after Easter break

April 11th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
Planned strike action scheduled to take place in the two weeks following the Easter break will not go ahead. In an e-mail circulated to all students, Vice Chancellor Professor Chris Day announced that teaching will take place as...