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Saving lives with stem cell donation
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Saving lives with stem cell donation

December 4th, 2017 | by Hanson Jones
Charles Van Lennep, a trainee paediatric doctor from Newcastle, has taken a very practical approach to saving lives by donating his stem cells to give someone in a critical condition a second chance of life. “It’s something I...
Martin Luther King’s Legacy
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Martin Luther King’s Legacy

November 27th, 2017 | by editor
Christopher Wilkinson comments on the activities that have taken place to mark the 50-year anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's speech in...
Rant of the Week: Newcastle’s ‘Northern’ Weather
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Rant of the Week: Newcastle’s ‘Northern’ Weather

November 27th, 2017 | by editor
With Christmas drawing ever closer and my internal festive junkie raring to be released, all I want to do is go Christmas-crazy. But how can I, when the weather is so...
Shopping and selling: how to make the most of the online marketplace
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Shopping and selling: how to make the most of the online marketplace

November 27th, 2017 | by Alexandra Simpson
Not every student has the time to work a part-time job, so these sites offer an easy solution to student...
Creative writing for your wellbeing
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Creative writing for your wellbeing

November 27th, 2017 | by Sophie Spence
The university was pleased to host Francesca Baker, creator of the blog ‘And So She Thinks’, this Thursday 16th November, for a workshop aimed at exploring the power of words to affect positive change in our mood and...
Newcastle top for student experience
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Newcastle top for student experience

November 27th, 2017 | by editor
Newcastle University has received first place for Overall Student Experience in a survey by University Compare, a UK wide university comparison website. Around 10,000 current students and recent graduates from 425 institutions...
Former PM Gordon Brown visits Newcastle
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Former PM Gordon Brown visits Newcastle

November 27th, 2017 | by Scott Houghton
Last Friday, the 17th of November, the former Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited Newcastle University to promote his new book My Life, Our Times. With all proceeds from the book going to charity. Gordon Brown was Chancellor of...
Let the lead up to Christmas begin
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Let the lead up to Christmas begin

November 21st, 2017 | by editor
Here in Newcastle, we wave goodbye to Autumn at the flick of a Christmas light switch, welcoming the winter months ahead. The temperature is dropping, big coats are appearing, and Northumberland Street is teeming with Christmas...
Make-Up Artists: Are they worth it?
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Make-Up Artists: Are they worth it?

November 20th, 2017 | by Nimra Rafique
Nimra Rafique weighs up the pros and cons of using MUAs for special occasions vs. doing your make-up...
Newcastle University ‘starts up’ new bootcamp project
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Newcastle University ‘starts up’ new bootcamp project

November 20th, 2017 | by Kadri Rebane
The Hult Prize comes to Newcastle through START...