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Beast from the East causes chaos on campus
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Beast from the East causes chaos on campus

March 5th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
It's snow, but not like we've seen it...
Debating Society host Question Time with presidential candidates
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Debating Society host Question Time with presidential candidates

March 2nd, 2018 | by Sidney Pinsent
Sidney Pinsent debriefs us on the warm up to the 2018 Debate...
Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes
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Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes

February 28th, 2018 | by Steven Ross
Steven Ross reports on the staff and students that took to the picket lines in support of the UCU industrial...
Newcastle lecturer appointed in House of Commons
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Newcastle lecturer appointed in House of Commons

February 28th, 2018 | by Steven Ross
Dr Sylvia de Mars, who lectures in EU and International Law at Newcastle University, will be taking up a new position part time as a Senior Researcher in EU and International Law and Policy at the House of Commons Library. De...
Annual BBC3 festival returns to the Sage
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Annual BBC3 festival returns to the Sage

February 28th, 2018 | by Amber Marwick
Gateshead’s Sage arena will be transformed into a hotbed of performance, debate and education this March, with BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking festival attracting some of the county’s most acclaimed creators and academics. The...
Leading professor leaves Newcastle over Brexit fears
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Leading professor leaves Newcastle over Brexit fears

February 28th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Professor Josef Vormoor, who developed pioneering cancer treatments for children with his role at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, is leaving Newcastle University. Professor Vormoor, from Leer, Germany, worked for...
May’s review of tuition fees
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May’s review of tuition fees

February 28th, 2018 | by Grace Dean
Theresa May is launching a major review into higher education funding. The Conservative Party promised a review of tertiary education funding in their election manifesto last May, and this is now being launched amid further...
Student petition calls for refund for lost teaching
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Student petition calls for refund for lost teaching

February 28th, 2018 | by Jaymelouise Hudspith
Planned strike action by the UCU will affect 14 days of learning over a four-week period, across approximately 60 UK institutions. As a result students are questioning what will happen to the portion of student loans spent on...
Decline in uni applications from poorer areas
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Decline in uni applications from poorer areas

February 28th, 2018 | by Laura Bolden
Applications to enter university from 18-year-olds in the poorest areas of Scotland have fallen, according to a new report from the admissions service UCAS. “We know that some institutions just aren’t pulling their weight....
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...