Read up on all the different campaigns and projects we worked on or supported that helped us tackle our Campaign Priorities during 2019/20 academic year.
Find out what happened back in February when student representatives discussed key issues with senior University staff.
We are delighted to announce who has been appointed as a School Rep for the 2020/21 Academic Year.
Earlier this week, the University approved a number of updates to academic student representation.
When Newcastle (and the world) shut down, NUSU stepped up.
Gender equality is a fundamental human right!
Between 25 May and 7 June, we are running an everyday sexism campaign which aims to highlight and call out sexism in the ‘new normal’. It also aims to empower the leaders of tomorrow.
Get involved and have Your Voice heard.
A 'thank you' from your Education and Postgraduate Officers
Find out which motions passed at the virtual Student Council meeting on 7 May.
As with most things there are changes to how we can support you during this unusual time
Check out who won the 2020 awards and find out more about the online awards ceremony.
If you are a Course Rep, Student Chair or Student Secretary, find out how you can apply for a e-certificate.
Let NUSU give you a little something back.
We can’t cancel democracy!
You have been quick to help!
Where has the time gone?!
Defining our neutral stance.
Find out what happened during Rep Awareness Week 2020.
Proud 2 Be is our campaign developed your LGBT+ Officer (Tobias Lawrence) to raise awareness and representation of the LGBTQ+ community on campus. Find out more and join the events.
NUSU's Marginalised Genders Officer and Disability Officer have designed a short survey to gauge the frequency and impact of incidents of sexual misconduct on campus.
NUSU are committed to supporting your mental health
A big shout out to all of you who donated, skipped and picked up litter!
Find out what happened on our Day of Action and read the NUSU Green Pledge here!
Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chris Day joined us for a chat!
Find out how I have found being the 2019/20 Postgraduate Taught School Rep for Arts & Cultures.
Are you a Newcastle University student from a refugee and asylum seeker background or have in some other way been affected by forced displacement? If so, the University has created a short survey to better understand your experience and wellbeing needs at Newcastle.
Our campaign which aims to give you an insight into student representation at Newcastle and how your Reps make your voice heard on your course, in your School, in your halls of residence or out in the community.
Our Student Parents, Guardians & Carers Officer wants to know more about the issues affecting students with caring responsibilities.
Find out what your Hall & Community Reps did in term 1
Helping you live the best life you can.
Check out our Campaign Priorities, the Campaigns we have coming up and the NUSU help and support available to help you run your own Campaign.
This month's Student Council includes a Vice-Chancellor Q&A and our Annual General Meeting.
The purpose of the workshop is to gather insight from our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students on the barriers that they face whilst studying at Newcastle University and how these barriers can contribute to gaps in degree attainment.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - What happened in term 1?
Emilie Coutin has been elected as 2019-20 Ethics and Environment Rep
The final Student Council of 2019 featured motions on Taking Action Against Racist and Homophobic Behaviour On Campus and the recent UCU Strikes.
Even if you can't attend Student Council, you can indicatively vote on the motions, so that those who are voting at the meeting have a sense of how you would like the vote to go.
Helping you make informed decisions when it comes to housing.
See who your School Reps are for 2019/20.
Find out when Student Council will be taking place this academic year.
Check out our LGBT+ Officer's Trans Awareness Campaign that is running 11-17 November!
Thanks to everyone who voted!
Find out what happened at November's NUSU Student Council.
2019-20 NUSU Council gets underway….
Community Reps represent students in their area by working alongside the University and City Council to enrich the local community and student involvement in it.
Have you spotted the posters?
Get involved in collecting food to be donated this Halloween
This year's Black History Month is about reclaiming and celebrating black voices.
Everybody should have access to good food. Nobody should go to bed hungry.
Climate Emergency Action: "Die-In at Newcastle & Northumbria Universities"
Want to provide feedback to your reps or Student-Staff Committee, but not sure what sort of feedback to provide? Check out this handy little guide.
From 2019/20, we're encouraging Student-Staff Committees to appoint optional EDI and Society Reps.
Click here for the most up-to-date portfolio of Bridging the Gap transition resources!
Get accreditation for being a Rep!
Find out how Prothoma got on in her final week in the Research Intern role.
Find out the latest from our TEAs Intern Prothoma on the progress of the TEAs Report.
Find out how to run to become the 2019-20 Marginalised Genders Officer
Newcastle University students target a sustainable future.
Find out how NUSU's Research Intern is getting on as she analyses the nomination data from the 2019 TEAs.
If there was a bot (like Siri, Alexa or Google) that could answer any question about your course, University services or any aspect of University life what would you ask it?
A final blog from your outgoing Disability Officer
We caught up with the Fossil Free Campaign to see how they are getting on as they demand for Newcastle University to ‘fully divest’ from fossil fuels.
Find out what the Hall and Community Reps have been up to in term 3.
What's in a name change? We look at why we are changing the name of Part Time Officers to Liberation Officers and NUSU Chairs for 2019/20.
The long-awaited Review of Post-18 Education and Funding, otherwise known as the Augar Review, outlined numerous recommendations for change to the Higher Education sector. Here's our take on what it said.
Find out who picked up the prizes at the 2019 Student Rep Awards.
Find out how your NUSU Officers and Academic Reps have been representing you over the last few years.
A Council that will not soon be forgotten!
Find out which members of University staff won at The Education Awards.
Thank you to everyone who voted for your first ever Commuting Students' Officer
Make sure you get rid of your rubbish and unwanted items responsibly.
Looking for a little procrastination?
A new officer role to represent students who commute from home to University.
Read about how, as a Course Rep, I helped improved the grading for an assignment for me and all my class mates!
Find out how we are fighting for a more affordable campus!
Join us on the 8 May to discuss how Newcastle University can be more inclusive and how to break down the barriers of attainment!
Find out what NUSU has been working on and how to get involved in community campaigning!
Find out which members of staff have been shortlisted for The Education Awards
Check out who has been nominated for the 2019 awards and register to attend the ceremony on 13 May.
With International Women's Day coming up, here is a round-up of the equality campaigns and projects we are currently involved in.
A few musings from your Chair of Council on reflections so far and ideas moving forward for Student Council.
A breakdown of all the motions that were passed at March's meeting of NUSU Student Council!
Find out who is up for your vote for Commuting Students' Officer and don't forget to vote from 7.30pm on Thursday 16 May.
Give your views about your quality of life in our focus group!
This PGR student survey is open from 18 March - 17 May!
Our pledge of solidarity to Newcastle University student who are victims of hate crime.
Newcastle students are supporting projects across the world!
The University is considering changing the way it uses your stage evaluation survey responses.
As non-anonymous marking is introduced, find out how SSCs will have a huge role to play in deciding which assessments are no longer marked anonymously.
A student-led campaign dedicated to raising awareness of climate change and environmental issues.
Shout Out is our campaign to promote the amazing work of our Academic Reps and hear the changes that YOU want to see made on your degree programme, at the Students’ Union or the University!
The vote was close with 52% voting to remain out of NUS with 48% voting to re-affiliate.
Thank you to everyone who applied. We are pleased to announce the successful candidates for 2019/20 School Reps! We have also highlighted which positions are currently available to apply for.
See what projects your Community Reps have been working on during the first term!
Find out how being a Community Rep helped me become a more active student and well rounded individual.
Find out how your Hall Reps have been working for you during the first term!
For all the latest information and news.
The joint working in your community between NUSU, Newcastle University and local authorities is award winning!
For the 2016, 2017 and 2018 TEAs (The Education Awards), we have produced reports analysing what students highlighted as amazing teaching and support in their nominations. Click here to read more!
Find out how my experience as Ethics and Environments Rep helped me once I left Uni.
As a Union, we’re opposed to any increase in tuition fees. We hope that this FAQ will answer the main questions you might have about tuition fees in England.
Come along to the Students’ Union on the 10th October, 11-3pm for a British Heart Foundation Pop-Up shop.
Represent the Student Voice in your local area.
The mental and physical wellbeing of our students is always a major priority.
That’s why Newcastle University Students’ Union is teaming up with CampusDoctor to make signing up to a GP service easier than ever.
Hall Rep Applications are now open.
Read our latest report into Academic Student Representation at Newcastle University.
Find out what you can expect and what you can request in terms of exam feedback.
Find out what we have been working on this year.
The annual campaign returned bigger and better!
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.
Amazing feedback after an amazing day!
Find out how to donate or recycle your unwanted items at the end of term.
Olivia and Matt have been presenting their findings to staff!
Find out what PICNIC is and read the reports from some recent student exchanges.
As part of the PICNIC scheme, find out what happened when current School Rep, Emma Kampouraki, visited Northumbria.
New 30 minute break in the library!
See what happened when Helen visited Durham for their PICNIC exchange.
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.
Read all about Antonia's PICNIC exchange to Durham University
NUSU President Ronnie Reid gives details for St Mary's residents.
See what happened to Luiggi when he visited Swansea University for his PICNIC exchange.
Check out Rowan's progress with his plan to introduce a week off after January exams.
Find out the process for students to request out of hours access to study spaces.
See what Sarah got up to when she visited Northumbria University for their PICNIC exchange
Do you want to vote on the motions at the next meeting Student Council? Make sure you register for a Casual Place. The deadline is 5pm the Tuesday before the Council Meeting.
Earlier this week, Theresa May announced a year-long review of post-18 education. This article explains the background and its potential impact on students.
Find out what happened here....
Following campaigning from Holly Waddell (NUSU Student Parents, Guardians and Carers Officer), The Courier reports that the University has decided to support PEC form submissions for dependents of student parents, guardians and carers.
Newcastle University has recently discussed changing its policy regarding employment stipulations for international students holding a Tier 4 visa.
If you are looking to boost awareness of student reps in your school, then we can help. You can order banners and other publicity materials to help you setup a stall in your common room or other communal areas.
Put the date in your diary!
Even if you don't know your Halls, get in touch!
Represent students living in your local area.
The University are looking for students to sit on a number of cross-campus committees during 2017/18 and want you to get involved. Find out here what opportunities are currently available.
Find out who the shortlisted candidates are for this year's Teaching Excellence Awards.
Read NUSU's report into the achievements of SSCs in 2015/16
Find out which School Rep Positions you can currently apply for.
Have a look at the many campaigns our students have been involved in!
A 100% pass rate on motions.
Find out all about the NUSU Teaching Excellence Awards (TEAs), including previous winners, the most recent TEAs Report and how you can nominate your favourite member of staff.
Looking for funding or support to help you campaign on an issue that's affecting your student experience, but don't know where to start? Then the Campaigns Fund is a great place to start. We have loads of support and grants of up to £300.
Here is where you can find out about all the training we offer our reps