NUSU news

Inclusive Sport

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.

 
We now have our very own app

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

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.

 
Student Council This Year

Do you want to make change to improve your university experience or improve future Students? Join the student council family!

 
Postgraduate Activities

Calling all Postgraduate students – new and current! You can find a full timetable of events and buy your tickets now nusu.co.uk/pgwelcome

 
Loved Freshers week we have something for you…

If you want to try something completely new and exciting at a discounted price, Give It A Go is the perfect choice for you.

 
Community Rep applications

Want to represent the community you live in at University? Apply to become a Community rep

 
Freshers' Week Top Tips

Here are some of our top hints and tips for making the most out of your Fresher’s Week experience!

 
What you can do in Newcastle

Our Freshers' team have rounded up the top things to do in the Toon!

 
NUSU announce new AU kit supplier

We're thrilled to announce that all sports clubs will be wearing a brand new Canterbury kit for the 2018-19 sports season

 
Melody 5 @ Venue
image of girl band, Melody 5

Step forward Melody 5 – five school girls with ambitions of making it big in the music industry.

 
Vacation Opening Times

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.

 
Leave Newcastle Happy
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Leaving Newcastle and have some household rubbish? Well dump it in one of the skips near you!

 
World Cup 2018 in Luther's
image of people watching a football match

Watch all the action and catch every moment, live in Luther's

 
Free Graduation Gowns for 2018

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.

 
Pot Nowdle On Campus

For one day only Pot Noodle is on campus to help you spend less time cooking and more time cramming!

 
Top 4 NUSU Picks To Help You Destress During Exams

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.

 
Part-time officer election results

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.

 
What's on this Week!
NUSU building view from the front

We have some interesting events going on this week in and around the Students' Union, make sure to check them out!

 
Dog Days 2018

yes that's right, dog days is back! all proceeds from ticket purchases go to Guide Dogs UK.

 
Ready to Rent

Information on that awkward transition from living in halls to private accommodation from the SAC

 
Athletic Union Ball Photos

Check to see if you got snapped at any point during the night!

 
Leave Newcastle Happy

NUSU’s Leave Newcastle Happy campaign has raised over £87,000 for the British Heart Foundation thanks to your donations…

 
Under Pressure
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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's time to reapply for student finance

It is time for continuing students to reapply for their student finance for academic year 2018/19.

 
Wellington Street Petition

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.

 
BLOG: Disneyland Paris Trip
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find out what Give it a Go got up to during their trip to Disneyland Paris

 
Officer elections voting pays off for lucky prize winners

Student democracy is important for lots of reasons, but for four lucky winners, the recent Officer Elections will have a special significance

 
TEAs Winners Revealed

Last night saw the winners of the much anticipated TEAs 2018 categories revealed. Click to find out who picked up the top honours.

 
Tea Tasting with Give It a Go

Come back to school for a lesson of tea tasting at the toons most popular tea shop Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse!

 
Stressed Out Students

We're here to help you through the stresses of exams and assignments!

 
Fat Buddha

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!

 
Inspiring Women Conference
Inspiring women

The 4th Annual Inspiring Women conference is back and bigger than ever with Rebecca Reid and Chi Onwurah as keynote speakers.

 
SOS Feedback Survey
University building and tulips

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!

 
Wellbeing Fair
The Arches

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.

 
Diesel Festival

Join us in Luther's for our first ever Diesel Festival 2018!

 
Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution

LIBERATED: THE NEW SEXUAL REVOLUTION is a Netflix-owned documentary about coming of age in today’s young adult hookup culture.

 
RockStock Festival 2018
RockStock festival 2018

RockSoc present ROCKSTOCK 2018. Get your tickets now!

 
Go Volunteer @ Bees at the West End Wildflower Corridor Launch

Go Volunteer need your help to help plant Wildflowers at this launch event. Find out more here!

 
What kind of researcher are you?
Student Graduation

Fill out this quick questionnaire concerning how you are accessing and performing your research.

 
Graduation Ball 2018

Come with me and you will be in a world of pure Graduation...

 
UCU Strike Action Suspended
NUSU front entrance

Find out the latest information on the UCU strikes here!

 
Disneyland Paris

Come with me and you'll see a world of pure imagination...

 
TEAs Shortlist Announced

find out who the shortlisted candidates are for this year

 
Match-fixing allegations cast doubt on Northumbria Stan Calvert win

Stan Calvert controversy as source reveals match-fixing took place during the 2018 event

 
March Council results

Intrigued to see what happened at Student Council last night? Well here are all the results

 
NUSU named official finalist in ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ awards

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

 
Paddy's Day 2018

It's back and bigger than ever! This year we are giving away 200 pints of Guinness for free!

 
York City trip
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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.

 
Big Wins!

Check out what your reps have achieved to make your time at University better!

 
Half time for the AU Officer

Check out what Clara has been up to during Term 1...

 
Join us as we venture down to Leeds

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.

 
Proposed Union Strike

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.

 
Employability Workshops

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

The Rasmus return for their UK tour in October 2018.
Be sure to grab a ticket for this unmissable event!

 
Want to be a Sabbatical Officer?

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!

 
Stan Calvert Fun Run

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.

 
What's On This Week

Check out what's on this week!

 
Disability Advocacy Week

Disability Advocacy Week aims to bring light to disabled issues by putting students with disabilities at the forefront of their own narratives.

 
Refreshers' Fair Is Coming

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.

 
What's On This Week

Find out what's happening in NUSU this week!

 
NUSU Annual General Meeting
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5.15pm on Thursday 8th February  in the History Room of the Students’ Union

 
Save the City with Give it A Go!

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.

 
Star and Shadow Cinema

Want to help build a cinema as well as gaining skills by volunteering? This could be the opportunity for you!

 
Check and Mate

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...

 
What's on this week at NUSU

We've got plenty of events, activities and offers to help you through your exams!

 
Have a Lush time with Give It A Go

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.

 
NUSU Elections

Want to be part of next years officer team representing your fellow students interests? Election nominations are now open!

 
Tenancy Survey

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.

 
Leave Them Behind

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.

 
Student Council Results

Check out which motions have been proposed for the final Student Council of 16/17

 
Christmas Opening Hours

Those of you sticking around Newcastle this Christmas might want to know when the NUSU building closes its doors...

 
Stu Brew Scoops International Award

NUSU's very own micro-brewery, Stu Brew, has been awarded a much sought-after prize at a Gala Event in Philadelphia.

 
How to keep your house plants alive

Here is your one stop place to find out all you need to know about keeping your plants alive in your student household...

 
Academic Skills Kit

ASK has advice on developing your academic skills and information about where you can go for support.

 
A New Year of One's Own
A picture of a student sitting in front of a Christmas tree.

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.

 
Fashion Society Has Christmas Gift For Homeless

Newcastle University Fashion Society are hard at work turning old fabric materials into winter clothing for the homeless, but they need your help!

 
Ronnie's Blog

Check out our president's monthly blog posts right here!

 
Go Volunteer: Walker SOUP

Christmas volunteering opportunity with Go Volunteer!

 
NUSU 2021

We're putting together our next strategic plan - found out how you can get involved!

 
You Want It, We Got It!

‘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.

 
Motor Sport Society

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!

 
Newcastle University Boat Club

Love rowing? Want to learn? Check out the boat club!

 
Winter Congregations

Everything you need to know about the winter congregations!

 
Whats On This Week

check out what events are on this week!

 
Top 5 Must-Eats at Newcastle Christmas Market
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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.

 
Women in Sport Week

Part of This Girl Can, FemSoc are running a Women and Sport week... Find out more here

 
Newcastle University Tops National Rankings

The University has been voted the best in the country for social life and overall student experience.

 
Congratulations Kemi!

Congratulations to Kemi Adediran who has been elected as NUSU Racial Equality Officer for 2017/18

 
Campus Leagues

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 Revolution

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!

 
Luther's Bar

Take a look at the deals and events we have to offer!

 
Vote now in the NUSU Election!

Don't forget to cast your vote for your next Racial Equality Officer!

 
What's on this Week

Here's a quick guide as to what is going on around the SU this week

 
What's On This Week

Here's a quick guide to what's going on this week:

 
What's on this Week

Here's a brief guide to what is going on Around the SU this week.

 
Join the Rock Society!

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.

 
Become a School rep!

Now is your chance to represent your school and make changes for your fellow course mates...

 
Whats on This Week

Here's a quick guide to what we have going on this week at NUSU

 
Food For Fuel Week

Healthy Eating Mixed With Free Giveaways? Go On Then! Food For Fuel Week Will Run From Monday 6 until Friday 10 November.

 
What's on this week

Here's a brief guide to what's going on around the Students' Union this week.

 
Nominations Open Now!

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

 
Welcome to Luther's
Luther's Bar Logo

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

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!

 
Freshers' Week 2017

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!

 
Postgrad Welcome

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

 
Early Arrival Week

For those of you getting here before Freshers' Week kicks off, we've got some more events to keep you busy!

 
Go Volunteer Team Kenya Diary

Team Kenya have taken the team international, so we hear what they've been getting up to...

 
NUSU Summer Opening Times

The academic year may be over, but we're still open!

 
Goodbye Karen Gray!

Today we say goodbye to Karen Gray, leaving our Trustee Board after 8 years of service.

 
Housing Advice

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!

 
Opening times for Term 1

Check out the opening times for the Students' Union for term 1

 
CLR19 Bakes Up A Treat

Go Volunteer’s project, CLR19 Bakes, was featured in the
Evening Chronicle in April in an article demonstrating how the baking
initiative is helping orphaned children in parts of Indonesia

 
Student Council Results

Check out the results of the first Student Council of this year...

 
What's on this week 5th- 12th June

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 2017

Dog Days is back as part of Stressed Out Students! So come along and chill out with some canine friends...

 
What's On this week 15th - 21st May

There is plenty happening this week at the Students' Union! Make sure you check out what's going on and get involved...

 
Whats On This Week 8th - 15th May

Check out what is on this week...

 
Junk Music Helps Children Find Their Beat!

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.

 
Freshers' Crew Recruitment

Do you want to be a part of the biggest week of the year? Well sign up to be part of Freshers' Week 2017!

 
The Pigeon Detectives

Come and see The Pigeon Detectives when they come to the Students' Union...

 
Submit a Council Motion

Do you want to make change? Submit a Student Council Motion!

 
Society Of the Month - May
ShockSoc robot wars

Congratulations to ShockSoc who won May's society of the month!

 
Media Awards 2017 Tickets

Come along and celebrate all Student Media!

 
TEAs Shortlist 2017 Revealed!

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.

 
Society of the Month March 2017

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…

 
NUSU Runner Up at the Guardian Awards

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's Easter Break Blog

Sam Blackburn fills us in on everything there is to know about staying in Newcastle over Easter.

 
It's a Microwave Miracle

It's time to WAVE goodbye to feeling hungry in the Robbo, thousands of microwaves are being installed TODAY.

 
Campus tournament proves big hit with students

Students from Newcastle and London flocked to the University’s city campus for an action-packed Intra Mural showdown.

 
What's on this week - 20th March 2017

What's on this week at NUSU! 20th - 26th March 2017

 
Inspiring Women 2017: Blog

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.

 
What's on this week at NUSU...

We all know it's St. Patrick's Day on Friday, but there's plenty on for the rest of the week at NUSU!

 
Definitely Oasis

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.

 
International Festival of Arts and Music

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...

 
Your Officer Team 2017/18 are…

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!

 
Luther's Crowned King

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.

 
Inspiring Women Conference

Check out what is happening for this years Inspiring Women Conference

 
What's on this week - 24th-30th April

Disability Awareness, Mind the Gap and more at NUSU this week!

 
Voting is open!

Decide who you want to see as the new Sabbatical and Part time officer teams next year!

 
Give it a Go - Term 2 Blog

Comms intern Sara gives us an update on Term 2 with Give it a Go!

 
Society of the Month February

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.

 
NUSU Shortlisted for Top Awards

Your Students’ Union has been shortlisted for top honours in both the Guardian University Awards and Educate North Awards for yet another year.