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Ed Farmer Inquest: Raff Marioni speaks to the Courier
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Ed Farmer Inquest: Raff Marioni speaks to the Courier

November 19th, 2018 | by Louise Hall
Raff Marioni, President of Newcastle University Students Union attended the Ed Farmer inquest last week after which Marioni gave a statement to press on behalf of the Union. At the inquest it was ruled that the Newcastle...
Bike theft remains a huge issue on campus, NU security claim
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Bike theft remains a huge issue on campus, NU security claim

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Newcastle University Security claim that an average of two or three bikes a week are being stolen from university campus. Cycling is considered by many university students and staff members to be the best way to get around as it...
Raising Money to House Rough Sleepers This Christmas
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Raising Money to House Rough Sleepers This Christmas

November 19th, 2018 | by Steven Ross
Residents of Newcastle are volunteering to sleep outside on the night of the 1st December to raise money to support some of Newcastle’s rough sleepers. The aim is to raise enough money to provide 12 rough sleepers with a bed...
U.N. Investigates ‘Extreme Poverty’ in Newcastle
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U.N. Investigates ‘Extreme Poverty’ in Newcastle

November 19th, 2018 | by editor
Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited Newcastle on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the impact of austerity on the UK. His inquiry will evaluate whether recent...
Newcastle to host UK pride in 2020
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Newcastle to host UK pride in 2020

November 19th, 2018 | by Amanda Goh
Newcastle has been chosen as the host city for UK Pride in 2020. Members from Northern Pride, travelled to Glasgow where members of UK Pride Organisers Network (UKPON) submitted their votes on where UK Pride would be in 2020....
Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty
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Don’t cramp our style: how Newcastle students are tackling period poverty

November 19th, 2018 | by Molly Greeves
Students at Newcastle University are continuing to lobby for free sanitary products in the SU. On the 29th of October, The Courier published an article about a scheme launched by the UCU to provide free sanitary products to...
Students left in the dark during blackout on Newcastle campus
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Students left in the dark during blackout on Newcastle campus

November 19th, 2018 | by Haaris Qureshi
On Tuesday 6th November, Newcastle was hit by a city-wide power cut. The loss of power, which hit areas in the city centre, Jesmond, Spital Tongues, Fenham and Elswick left many houses and businesses without power. The blackout...
Death of the CV? Graduate recruitment through social media increases
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Death of the CV? Graduate recruitment through social media increases

November 15th, 2018 | by Naomi Odia
Some of the jobs that 2019 graduates will go into did not exist 10 years ago. With the rise in new job roles for graduates, also changing is the way employers recruit. The traditional CV is out of favour as young people...
NUSU launches campaign for trans awareness
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NUSU launches campaign for trans awareness

November 14th, 2018 | by Charlotte Boulton
NUSU is kicking off its extended campaign to raise awareness of the experiences of transgender and non-binary students by producing a series of videos and providing useful resources. The Trans Awareness campaign is led by...
Initiations: are they uni’s responsibility?
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Initiations: are they uni’s responsibility?

November 14th, 2018 | by James Nash
In this year’s first opinion piece, James Nash weighs in on initiations. The tragic death of first-year student Ed Farmer in December 2016 has led to valid questions concerning the dangers of University initiation events....