The Students Union and University are undertaking a review of all their student-facing policies and procedures regarding sexual harassment, hate crime, disciplinaries, and complaints.
There is a public health warning that homes and workplaces are at risk of waterborne diseases from stagnant water - here's how to ensure you are staying safe when returning to a property or workplace.
The Black Lives Matter Movement has stimulated and promulgated action towards equality, and here at Newcastle University, we must do more. Find out what response we got from students about this petition.
We have created a hub for you to stay updated on all the latest news, updates, and opportunities during this period of Covid-19 and self-isolation. Take a look.
Join thousands of others in shaping a generation and go home each day knowing that you truly have made a difference. Take a look at Josh, Amy & Laura's experiences with' Get into Teaching'.
To support students through isolation, we are bringing the SU to you by operating our very own Co-op through Deliveroo. Stock up on essentials and have them delivered to your door.
We all still have a way to go- this blog is written as a call of solidarity with our black students at Newcastle University, a shout out to non-black students who need to get educated, and a demand for NUSU and Newcastle University to do more.
Need something to do? Check out our top recommended books and set yourself a goal of reading more during this isolation period. You can also check out our most recommended BlackLivesMatter literature picks to help share the word against racism.
See what happened before self-isolation took hold and we celebrated everything Hindu & Sikh for our new campaign that launched in early March.
Gender equality is a fundamental human right. Advancing gender equality is vital in creating a fulfilled society. Our new campaign aims to educate, raise awareness, and empower you in order to reach your full potential.
We have our winners, check out who your new officer team will be for the 2020-21 academic year. Little spoiler: we have our first all-female sabbatical officer team in recent years.
We are looking for the next team of paid assistants to work with Give it Go at the Students' Union to develop and run our activities for the next academic year.
We are lobbying hard for all accommodation providers to waive their 3rd term fees and are looking at alternative options should they refuse. If you are using a student accommodation prover, view the article for specific updates on your term 3 fees.
An update on the proposal for the safety net policy to the University from your Sabbatical Officer team.
Stay informed about the latest news and updates in regards to Covid-19 and how the Students' Union is supporting students through this time.
Have a read through some of our FAQs on housing, finances, academia, immigration, and personal issues in the wake of the covid-19 situation. If you have further questions use our online booking form
Our Student Advice Centre have compiled a short checklist of things you should be checking in regards to your housing situation in the midst of the current covid-19 situation to safeguard you.
We understand that some of you are keen to lend your free time to help worthy causes during these difficult times. Whether you are in Newcastle or elsewhere, we have picked some local and online volunteering opportunities for you.
We stand in solidarity with anyone affected by Brexit, the coronavirus (either themselves or their loved ones) and more broadly those experiencing hate crime.
An update about the current situation regarding the Covid-19 outbreak in relation to your Students' Union.
“A gender equal world is one that accepts, includes and empowers people of all genders”. Celebrate women's achievement. How will you help forge a gender-equal world?
All of your candidates in the upcoming Student Elections have now been announced. Who will you be backing? See any familiar faces?
13th June. Buy your ticket now to be one of our winners of a free night's stay for yourself and one other at the Park Hotel & Spa.
Make sure you head to nusu.co.uk/whatson to see all the great stuff we have coming up this week
As we are halfway through the current strike action I think it’s important to explain the Sabbatical Officer stance during this time in an attempt to eliminate any confusion.
Students and staff can join the rowing challenge between 2 and 13 March outside the Students' Union in aid of Row Britannia and Sports Relief. We will be rowing the distance from the North East to Canada to support mental health.
Check out what's happening on campus this week in aid of 'This HAS to Happen', an awareness week surrounding Hinduism and Sikhism.
There will be fourteen days of strike action from Thursday 20 February to Friday 13 March - voted by the UCU. Here's all you need to know about how this will be affecting you and your studies.
RAG & Dance Club present Strictly Come Dancing at the Students' Union on March 5th with special dance performances from our very own Activities & AU Officers, Eleanor & Joe. Come see the show.
*Spotlight on Housing* Here are some of our tips to keep your housemates as sweet as a spotless kitchen! For advice and guidance on all housing-related issues, come see the Student Advice Centre.
We’re excited to finally announce that menstrual care vending machines will be up and running in six locations across campus, including the Students' Union.
Check out what happened last month at Give it a Go at your Students' Union.
From John Newman, Reverand & the Makers to Professor Green, we have a big line-up of gigs & events coming to NUSU. Check them out here.
Take a short survey to gauge the frequency and impact of incidents of sexual misconduct on campus and understand student views on existing disciplinary procedures and support.
Had an unexpected situation this term? Take a look at our PEC (Personal Extenuating Circumstances) appeals process through the Student Advice Centre.
Taking place during the NUSU AGM & Student Council, you can submit a question and come along to listen to VC Chris Day discussing harassment, sexual misconduct and hate crime in higher education
If you are unsure of whether to run or not (for a role in the Student Elections) or would like to find out more on the process and writing a manifesto, attend one of our information sessions. No need to book, just come along.
These events offer the opportunity for incoming and returning postgraduate students to network & socialise amongst their peers, explore local gems, gain new tips and tricks about PG life and more. Designed for postgraduate students, open to all.
Check out our official Green Pledge to become more sustainable in power, plastic, and paper.
Get access to practical digital marketing workshops covering the latest tools, tactics, and platforms including SEO, email marketing and social media advertising.
A run down and a massive thank you for all students and staff that have volunteered this term at the Students' Union!
Whether you are a member or not, RAG has a fun-filled week long list of events for you to come along to (and help raise money for charity in the process).
Whether you want to write, review or illustrate, our award winning student publication would love for you to get involved.
Check out all of current student campaigns going on this coming month. Kick starting with Black is Gold (Black History Month).
We would love to wish you a merry Christmas , happy holiday and new year over the coming weeks.
Take a look at some of the events NUSU and the University have running right through until Christmas.
If you are planning to leave your house unattended over the holidays here are some helpful tips to make sure you can start the New Year in the best way.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award has arrived at Newcastle University!
Battle against other clubs and societies to see who comes out on top in testing this week!
Find out how you did in the first round of our University Challenge trials!
Represent your School by becoming a rep. This is a total CV booster as well as great experience in leadership.
We have secured extended library opening hours for students that are still studying over summer. Read more to find out what has changed.
Take a look at the winners of this year's student elections.
Check out all the events we have exclusive to Postgrad students at Newcastle University. From Gin masterclasses to a food potluck, this is a great chance to get involved.
Download now for all the latest events, student perk offers and need-to-know news!
Check out what's happening on campus this week, and get involved!
You have you until 2pm on Friday 18th October to vote for the next Marginalised Genders Officer.
At this year's Educate North Awards, NUSU was awarded 'Students' Union of the Year'. Read more to see why we won.
Find out what/where you can donate or dispose of items you no longer want to take with you when you are leaving Newcastle.
Here at EAT@NEWCASTLE, we appreciate that there's a wide range of dietary requirements on our diverse campus. As a thank you for your time, at the end of the survey you can enter our draw for a £250 Amazon voucher.
We did it! NUSU has convinced the University to provide free menstrual products on campus.. the first Uni to do so in England!
What does a carrot and Newcastle University have in common? They’re both healthy.
On June 5th, we have a few furry friends coming in to de-stress you during Exam season. Book your slot to meet them here.
Want to gain valuable experience and take a step towards your future career? Become a trustee of NUSU
Join us for a week full of events and activities aimed at making sure we help cut the costs you face on campus
Nominations are now open to join next years officer team as the first ever to be in our new role.
By completing the survey, you are in with a chance to win £250 in cash!
See who has been shortlisted for The Education Awards across the University. Did your nominee make it?
Have first look at all our new NUSU merchandise sold at the SU shop in the Students' Union.
Got more textbooks than you know what to do with, or need to buy a book for your course that’s cheaper than the high street?
The SAC, NUSU and Newcastle University will try to support EU students with whatever happens after 29th March 2019, and we hope to update students shortly on any decisions.
Don't know what this is or why it is important? Let us tell you. You have until the 12th of April to register.
Put the date in your diary for what promises to be a very special night, whether you are graduating or coming along to celebrate the end of the year with your group!
We’ve looked through all the nominations and rounded up all the candidates for this year’s NUSU Elections 2019.
Come along to this year's AGM, directly before Student Council on the 14th February. This is your chance to be involved and have your say!
Come to our new fair and see all your favourite big brands; not to mention the giveaway!
Getting involved offers a great chance for you to develop your skills while giving back to the community.
Could you organise Freshers' Week 2019? We have 4 paid positions that you might just want to look at.
Join us in Venue on 29th January at 3pm to hear Maisie discuss following her passions, Game of Thrones and what the future holds before opening the floor for some Q&As.
The vote was close with 52% voting to remain out of NUS with 48% voting to re-affiliate.
While it is easy to make friends at uni, it is just as easy to lose them when we forget some
socializing rules. Building genuine relationships comes from making an effort to listen,
respect, and support another person. Here are some basic rules of how to socialise while at
Uni to make new connections.
You went on a year abroad? You should’ve said!!! Joking obviously, you deserve to talk about it all you want, you studied/worked hard? Right? Well even if you did spend the vast majority of your year laid on a beach somewhere, sangria in hand, the simple fact that you now owe 4 years of student loans warrants you the right to talk about it all you want.
Our classic, underground vibe has provided the perfect backdrop to some of the UKs finest musical talents (1975, James Bay, George Ezra and Machine Head have lit up the stage in recent years) while we also play host to some of the most action-packed club nights in town.
Student Council returned with significantly less motions than October, leaving plenty of time for our big open debate.
Inclusive Newcastle includes programmes and initiatives aimed to increase engagement with sport, remove barriers and offer support to all students. This includes our disability sports programme, designed to help students keep active, have some fun and enjoy healthy competition.
Want to stay up to date with our events and offers? Or you need to find out the location of our sports facilities for an upcoming fixture? Our app has it
Inclusive Society is an accreditation scheme which provides financial support, perks and recognition to encourage societies to become more inclusive and continually develop in this area. The more criteria you meet the more funding and perks your society will receive.
Do you want to make change to improve your university experience or improve future Students? Join the student council family!
Calling all Postgraduate students – new and current! You can find a full timetable of events and buy your tickets now nusu.co.uk/pgwelcome
If you want to try something completely new and exciting at a discounted price, Give It A Go is the perfect choice for you.
Hall Rep applications are open now.
Want to represent the community you live in at University? Apply to become a Community rep
Here are some of our top hints and tips for making the most out of your Fresher’s Week experience!
Our Freshers' team have rounded up the top things to do in the Toon!
We're thrilled to announce that all sports clubs will be wearing a brand new Canterbury kit for the 2018-19 sports season
Step forward Melody 5 – five school girls with ambitions of making it big in the music industry.
We're running reduced services for much of the summer break - but there is still plenty to keep you occupied. Find out those all important opening times here.
Leaving Newcastle and have some household rubbish? Well dump it in one of the skips near you!
Watch all the action and catch every moment, live in Luther's
We're delighted to announce that all students graduating in summer and winter 2018 will now receive free Graduation Gown Hire - click here to find out more.
For one day only Pot Noodle is on campus to help you spend less time cooking and more time cramming!
Exam season might be here but that doesn't mean you have to stay chained to the revision desk. Here are a few of the best bets for de-stressing that we're hosting on campus next week.
Find out who has been elected in the NUSU elections for the vacant International Students Officer, Racial Equality Officer, Students & Disabilities Officer and Students with Faith or Belief Officer.
yes that's right, dog days is back! all proceeds from ticket purchases go to Guide Dogs UK.
Information on that awkward transition from living in halls to private accommodation from the SAC
Check to see if you got snapped at any point during the night!
Under Pressure is a campaign designed to raise awareness of the provisions available to you if your studies are negatively affected by health or personal problems.
It is time for continuing students to reapply for their student finance for academic year 2018/19.
Following March's Student Council, NUSU President, Ronnie Reid, has created a petition to ask the council to protect Newcastle Students and put in place urgent safety measures.
find out what Give it a Go got up to during their trip to Disneyland Paris
Student democracy is important for lots of reasons, but for four lucky winners, the recent Officer Elections will have a special significance
Last night saw the winners of the much anticipated TEAs 2018 categories revealed. Click to find out who picked up the top honours.
Come back to school for a lesson of tea tasting at the toons most popular tea shop Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse!
We're here to help you through the stresses of exams and assignments!
Join GIAG for our end of term social, the best way to hang out with friends, meet new people in a chilled environment with delicious food!
The 4th Annual Inspiring Women conference is back and bigger than ever with Rebecca Reid and Chi Onwurah as keynote speakers.
Stressed Out Students want to hear from you! Fill out this survey and let us know what you want to see from the program in the future!
The Wellbeing Fair will offer advice on the services available to students to enable them to realise their own abilities and to cope with the normal stresses of university life.
Join us in Luther's for our first ever Diesel Festival 2018!
LIBERATED: THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION is a Netflix-owned documentary about coming of age in today’s young adult hookup culture.
RockSoc present ROCKSTOCK 2018. Get your tickets now!
Go Volunteer need your help to help plant Wildflowers at this launch event. Find out more here!
Fill out this quick questionnaire concerning how you are accessing and performing your research.
Come with me and you will be in a world of pure Graduation...
Find out the latest information on the UCU strikes here!
Come with me and you'll see a world of pure imagination...
find out who the shortlisted candidates are for this year
Stan Calvert controversy as source reveals match-fixing took place during the 2018 event
Intrigued to see what happened at Student Council last night? Well here are all the results
It's shaping up to be a big year, as NUSU is nominated for another award, and the hard work of students and staff gets the recognition it deserves
It's back and bigger than ever! This year we are giving away 200 pints of Guinness for free!
From Roman settlement to Viking invasion to the Wars of the Roses, York has history within every inch of its ancient walls. Enjoy boutique shopping in streets that combine medieval ambiance with modern style.
Check out what your reps have achieved to make your time at University better!
Check out what Clara has been up to during Term 1...
Another one of Give it a Go's famous city trips, explore the Leeds City It’s been called the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ - only not as astronomically priced.
The University and College Union (UCU), which represents University lecturers and professional services staff, has called for 14 days of strike action across 4 weeks, starting 22 & 23 February.
Join us for a series of 'pick & mix' skills workshops open to any student wanting to improve their chances at interviews/applications for jobs.
The Rasmus return for their UK tour in October 2018.
Be sure to grab a ticket for this unmissable event!
Do you want to lead your Students’ Union in 2018/19?Want to gain skills and experience like no other, with a place on the board? Nominate yourself to become a Sabbatical Officer!
Want to be part of the biggest varsity event in the North East? This year ALL students will have the chance to take part with the 1st Stan Calvert 5k Fun Run taking place on Saturday 24th February, 11am, Newcastle University Town Moor.
Check out what's on this week!
Disability Advocacy Week aims to bring light to disabled issues by putting students with disabilities at the forefront of their own narratives.
Come along to the Refreshers’ Fair on Tuesday 6th February from 12 until 4 in Venue (disability access from 11am). If you were still finding your feet in Freshers’ or want to take a break from studies by joining a club or society, this is the perfect event for you.
Find out what's happening in NUSU this week!
5.15pm on Thursday 8th February in the History Room of the Students’ Union
Experience Newcastle’s best live escape games! You get locked in a room, and the goal is to get out before the hour is up. You’ll have to complete different challenges and follow clues, guiding you to the EXIT.
Want to help build a cinema as well as gaining skills by volunteering? This could be the opportunity for you!
Kings Bishop to F4! ever fancied playing a few games of chess but have no one to play with? Join the chess society this term...
We've got plenty of events, activities and offers to help you through your exams!
Come along to this exclusive handmade cosmetics workshop at Lush. You’ll get to make the Catastrophe Cosmetic face mask to take away and enjoy at home. This promises to be a lovely relaxing evening surrounded by sweet smells and colourful cosmetics.
Want to be part of next years officer team representing your fellow students interests? Election nominations are now open!
The purpose of this survey is to evaluate how accessible Newcastle’s private rented sector is for our students. We want to know if you have experienced any issues with tenancies in Newcastle.
NUFS will be collecting your clothes for our upcycling scheme with Go Volunteer. What are you waiting for? Get the clothes sulking in your closet to the big box outside the Go Volunteer office on the First Floor of the Students Union.
Check out which motions have been proposed for the final Student Council of 16/17
NUSU's very own micro-brewery, Stu Brew, has been awarded a much sought-after prize at a Gala Event in Philadelphia.
Here is your one stop place to find out all you need to know about keeping your plants alive in your student household...
ASK has advice on developing your academic skills and information about where you can go for support.
You may be asking, “How is it possible to have a fun solo winter vacation?”. Here’s my top 5 things to do to keep yourself busy in Newcastle Upon Tyne aaaaaall December long.
Newcastle University Fashion Society are hard at work turning old fabric materials into winter clothing for the homeless, but they need your help!
Check out our president's monthly blog posts right here!
Christmas volunteering opportunity with Go Volunteer!
We're putting together our next strategic plan - found out how you can get involved!
‘You Want It, We Got It!’ is a new feedback campaign designed to make the changes you want to see either in your Union, University or in your Community. Simply fill out the form with your suggestion, concern or query and we will act as soon as possible.
Want to learn how to drive a go kart? or just want to experience the rush of racing/ Well give the motor sport society a go!
Love rowing? Want to learn? Check out the boat club!
Everything you need to know about the winter congregations!
check out what events are on this week!
To ensure your trip leaves your taste buds in a festive frenzy, we’re providing you with our all time, top 5 foods to try out at Newcastle Christmas Market. Food coma, come at me.
Part of This Girl Can, FemSoc are running a Women and Sport week... Find out more here
The University has been voted the best in the country for social life and overall student experience.
Congratulations to Kemi Adediran who has been elected as NUSU Racial Equality Officer for 2017/18
A weekly recreational programme with a wide range of sports to choose from. Students of all sporting abilities are encouraged to participate in the programme which is perfect if you enjoy playing in a friendly environment with some competition.
Bingo is coming out of the hall adding comedy, music and even bigger balls! Taking over Newcastle University Students' Union after a sell out Freshers Party, expect this night to be bigger and better!
Take a look at the deals and events we have to offer!
Don't forget to cast your vote for your next Racial Equality Officer!
Here's a quick guide as to what is going on around the SU this week
Here's a quick guide to what's going on this week:
Here's a brief guide to what is going on Around the SU this week.
Creating a friendly atmosphere for all types of rock fans, from Goth to Grindcore, Punk to Prog rock, Indie to Industrial, if you love any type of rock music then the Rock Society is the Society for you.
Now is your chance to represent your school and make changes for your fellow course mates...
Here's a quick guide to what we have going on this week at NUSU
Healthy Eating Mixed With Free Giveaways? Go On Then! Food For Fuel Week Will Run From Monday 6 until Friday 10 November.
Here's a brief guide to what's going on around the Students' Union this week.
Nominations are now up for the Racial Equality Officer position in our part-time officer team! If you or someone you know wishes to represent racial equality on campus make sure to put forward a nomination
Move over Mensbar, hello Luther's. The NUSU student bar has received an update in time for the 2017/18 academic year. The new name reflects an inclusive attitude and an international outlook from students.
The Complete Stone Roses take over venue this Saturday!
Doors open at 6:30pm.
There are still tickets available, grab yours now to not miss out!
It time for the biggest week of the year - Freshers' Week! From Project X to Food Wars, we have so much planned for you to get involved with!
All Postgraduate students are welcome to attend our main Freshers' Week activities, daytime and evening. We also have some additional activities specifically focused on Postgraduate students
For those of you getting here before Freshers' Week kicks off, we've got some more events to keep you busy!
Team Kenya have taken the team international, so we hear what they've been getting up to...
The academic year may be over, but we're still open!
Today we say goodbye to Karen Gray, leaving our Trustee Board after 8 years of service.
Do you need housing advice but don't know where to get it? Well check out our page and see how we can help you!
Check out the opening times for the Students' Union for term 1
Check out the results of the first Student Council of this year...
With Exam season in full swing there us plenty of stuff happening around the Students' Union to fuel your studies, give you a break or for you to procrastinate...
Dog Days is back as part of Stressed Out Students! So come along and chill out with some canine friends...
There is plenty happening this week at the Students' Union! Make sure you check out what's going on and get involved...
Check out what is on this week...
A new project supported by Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) is helping children in the North East find their beat through learning new, and unique, musical instruments.
Do you want to be a part of the biggest week of the year? Well sign up to be part of Freshers' Week 2017!
Come and see The Pigeon Detectives when they come to the Students' Union...
Do you want to make change? Submit a Student Council Motion!
Congratulations to ShockSoc who won May's society of the month!
Come along and celebrate all Student Media!
After receiving 349 nominations, we can reveal the shortlisted academics, professional services staff and supervisors that Newcastle University students believe have made the biggest impact on their learning experience.
This month has been very busy and eventful for March’s winner, Engineers without Borders.
Chiefly their success has been shaped by three main events…
Newcastle University Students’ Union are now the proud owners of a Runner Up Guardian Award after a very successful night in London on Wednesday.
Sam Blackburn fills us in on everything there is to know about staying in Newcastle over Easter.
It's time to WAVE goodbye to feeling hungry in the Robbo, thousands of microwaves are being installed TODAY.
Students from Newcastle and London flocked to the University’s city campus for an action-packed Intra Mural showdown.
What's on this week at NUSU! 20th - 26th March 2017
On Saturday 11th March, Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU) hosted its third annual ‘Inspiring Women’ Conference with the theme of ‘Be Bold for Change’ to follow in the footsteps of this year’s International Women’s Day.
We all know it's St. Patrick's Day on Friday, but there's plenty on for the rest of the week at NUSU!
At a time with so many Oasis tribute band's self proclaiming to be number 1 Definitely Oasis have pretty much appeared out of nowhere and completely raised the standard as to how a Oasis tribute should look and sound.
On Wednesday 22nd March, the International Festival of Arts and Music returns for its 5th year. With Newcastle having a fantastically diverse international student body, with over 120 countries worldwide represented...
The votes have been counted and verified and we’ve sounded the metaphorical Elections alarm: you have chosen your new Officer Team for 2017/18!
It’s official: Mens Bar is no more. Your new SU Bar will be…Luther’s!
It has been a hotly debated topic throughout the week not only for students at Newcastle, but for many Alumni too.
Check out what is happening for this years Inspiring Women Conference
Disability Awareness, Mind the Gap and more at NUSU this week!
Decide who you want to see as the new Sabbatical and Part time officer teams next year!
Comms intern Sara gives us an update on Term 2 with Give it a Go!
February has been one of the toughest months to choose a winner to be crowned ‘Society of the Month’ with so many societies doing amazing work.
Your Students’ Union has been shortlisted for top honours in both the Guardian University Awards and Educate North Awards for yet another year.