Officer Updates & Blogs


Blog: Dorothy Chirwa, President of NUSU

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Guest Post: 7 Simple Ways to Celebrate Black History even when it’s not Black History Month

You might be thinking, ‘why do we need to celebrate black history if it is not black history month...
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Thu 22 Oct 2020


cw// police brutality and death.   Nigerians have been protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squads (SARS) which was put...
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Mon 21 Sep 2020

President Updates: A long overdue hello

Hello everyone, I wanted to write to introduce myself as well as talk about what I’ve been doing...
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Wed 24 Jun 2020

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at NUSU

NUSU is your representative body. NUSU must stand by its values and be progressive, inclusive and diverse. And values aside...
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NUSU must do more- Climate Action

Climate Action: Our Newcastle Environment and NUSU Sustainability  Social responsibility, sustainability and effectiveness are three of NUSU’s...
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Tue 05 May 2020

3/3- the final hurrah

End of Year Report- President  What a mad crazy term this has been, definitely didn’t see this...
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Final State of the Union- May

Wow, what a term its been for everyone… first off I’m going to take it back to...
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Wed 11 Mar 2020

2/3 terms down!

What have I done this term?  Working towards NUSU becoming a RLW employer.  Tried to keep students in...
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Fri 06 Mar 2020

State of the Union- March

Since our last meeting, we finally got around to Pablo’s Rep Awareness Week, big thanks to all NUSU...
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State of the Union- February

Back to life back to reality- Council’s back in business. Welcome back everyone, hope you all had a...
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Tue 03 Dec 2019

First term over n out

What have I done this term?  Acquired a food fund from the University for care leavers to help with...
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State of the Union Xmas Edition- Dec

Not been a blink since the last Council, so this is going to be a pretty short one, it&rsquo...
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State of the Union- Nov

First off, thanks for coming to second Council, great to see you all here. This has definitely been a getting...
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State of the Union- Oct

First and foremost big welcome to everyone, and special shout out to the sabbs, all of whom (except Pabs), it...
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Wed 16 Oct 2019

What does a Prez actually do?

Firstly, amazing to have students' back and term starting up. A lot of Summer was spent learning the ropes...
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Wed 15 May 2019

End of Year Report

What have you done this term?     This final term has been one I’ve been very proud...
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Mon 11 Mar 2019

End of term report Jan-March 19

END OF TERM REPORT FOR STUDENTS’ UNION COUNCIL MEETING _______________________________________________________________ What have I done this term? With 2019...
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Tue 04 Dec 2018

End of Term Report

What have I done this term?   Hopefully a substantial amount that has had impact. Apart from settling into the...
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Tue 16 Oct 2018

Raff's round-up - October

What’s been achieved? Over summer, I worked hard on bringing BT Sport coverage into Luther’s bar...
Fri 01 Dec 2017

Reiding between the lines - December

It seems like yesterday that bags were being unpacked, books being purchased and 9am attendances remained at 100%, but before...
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