What's on this Week

What's On

What’s on

  • Black History Month 

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  • Shop Offer-  Free chocolate bar with any purchase, with a student card


Tuesday 24th October

  • Kilimanjaro Climb Info Evening, 4pm, The Lounge, NUSU

A session to give some information on RAG’s Kilimanjaro Climb in September 2018.

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  • Gorilla Trek Info Evening, 6pm-7pm, Barbra Strand Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

A session to give some information on RAG’s Gorilla Trek across Uganda.

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  • Dr. Glen Rae ‘My U20 World Cup’, 7pm-8pm, Dental Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University

Dr Glen Rae, a current sports medicine consultant and lead of the medical department at Sunderland FC, talks about his recent mens U20 football world cup experience. He looks at the differences between the day-to-day requirements of sports medicine at an international tournament and club football.

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  • Heartstart First Aid Training, 7pm-9pm, The Lounge, NUSU

Taught by Newcastle LINKS Society. Heartstart training teaches you what to do in a life threatening emergency. You will get a certificate of attendance which looks great on your CV. The course covers a range of British Heart Foundation Accredited Emergency Life Support (ELS) Skills, including: • Cardiac Arrest • Suspected Heart Attack • Choking • Serious Bleeding • Defibrillation • Dealing with an unconscious casualty.

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Wednesday 25th October

  • NUSU Employability Workshops, The History Room, NUSU

A series of 'pick & mix' skills workshops open to any student wanting to improve their chances at interviews/applications for jobs. All the skills are specifically chosen as they are exactly the type of competencies employers demand evidence of when recruiting.

Workshop 3 - Influence and Persuasion, 12:30pm-2pm

Workshop 4 - Emotional Intelligence, Competence & Resilience, 5:30pm-7pm

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  • Beamish Wild – Tall Trees Adventure, 2:30pm, Meet outside Hatton Building, Newcastle University

Set in the Treetops of our ancient woodland, this High Ropes Course is 2 hours of non-stop fun and challenges guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping. We’ve packed your fun day out in the treetops with 4 zip-wires, rope-bridges, swinging tires and you will be finishing off with the awesome Powerfan free-fall experience!

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  • Red Raw Comedy Night, 10:30pm, Meet outside SU, NUSU

One of the most popular Give it a Go events, places for this sell very fast, so hurry to secure your place. The 'Red Raw' comedy night at The Stand allows amateur comedians from across the region to test their material in front of a live audience.

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Thursday 26th October

  • BBC Antiques Roadshow, 8:30am-6pm, Civic Centre

Volunteers need to be willing to commit to the briefing the day before at 3.30 in the Council Chamber at the Civic Centre, as well as the full day of the event from 8.30-17.30/18.00.  At the briefing volunteers will provided with all the info you will need - so all volunteers will be fully briefed and each role fully explained.

The roles with the BBC will involve assisting visitor arriving to the Civic and the event, other roles will include escorting visitors around to the different disciplines and expert tables etc.

You must be over 18 and available to attend the briefing on the 25th and physically able to carry out the agreed tasks.

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  • Where’s Wally Social, 8:30pm, Luther’s Bar, NUSU

Starting in Luther's they will be heading to Soho and Illegitmate afterwards. Free vodka in Soho and £3 entry all night into Illegitmate, where there will be some free bubbly to help you on your merry way.     

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  • Bilbao Marathon Info Evening, 5pm-6pm, Lindisfarne Room, Hadrian Building, Newcastle University

A session to give some information on RAG’s Bilbao Marathon Run in October 2018.

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  • Iceland Ice and Fire Trek Info Evening, 6pm, Lindisfarne Room, Hadrian Building, Newcastle University

A session to give some basic information on RAG’s Iceland Ice and Fire Trek.

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Friday 27th October

  • Ikon Clubland Halloween Special, 9am-3am, The Venue, NUSU

Ikon returns bringing a Clubland Halloween Special to Newcastle University Students Union. This sold out last year so get your tickets asap!

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Saturday 28th October

  • Tom Zanetti and KO Kane, 6pm-10pm, The Venue, NUSU

SJM Concerts and EFY Present Tom Zanetti & K.O Kane Plus Special Guests 

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Sunday 29th October

  • Alnwick Castle and Gardens Visit, 9:30am, Meet Outside Hatton Gallery, NUSU

From stunning art collections and sumptuous State Rooms to medieval crafts and Potter-inspired magic, a visit to Alnwick Castle fires the imagination. In recent years it has also taken starring roles in a number of film and television productions, featuring as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter films and as a location for ITV’s Downton Abbey.

The Alnwick Garden are one of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary gardens. From poisonous plants and treetop walkways to glorious roses and towering delphiniums, the Duchess of Northumberland’s vision for a forgotten plot is now a truly 21st century experience full of imagination and fun, all brought to life with water.

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  • Newcastle Falcons vs Leicester Tigers, 1:45pm, Meet Outside Hatton Gallery, NUSU

Come and spend your Sunday afternoon with Give it a Go and see the Newcastle Falcons take on Leicester Tigers one of England's traditional rugby powerhouses in what will be an explosive day of top flight rugby union.

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Other News

Strikes to hit Newcastle University this November

The trade union that represents lecturers, researchers and other university staff such as librarians and administrators– has voted in favour of strike action

Tampons… reveal yourself

We’re excited to finally announce that menstrual care vending machines will be up and running in six locations across campus, from Friday 29th November.

Exclusive Postgraduate Activities

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.

Our best upcoming Halloween events & gigs

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.

Going for gold?

The Duke of Edinburgh Award has arrived at Newcastle University!