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Newcastle University Students' Union
We're Looking For 50 Students To Join Our Student Insight Panel

At NUSU, we are always looking for ways to improve the way that we communicate with you, our students - and we want to hear directly from students on what direction we should be taking.

 
President
Face mask recycling bins are now available across Campus
Masks abandoned on campus floor

#Sustainability #Covid-19

 
Representation & Democracy
We're looking for a LGBT+ Officer for the 2021-22 academic year

Can you support LGBTQ+ Students? Could you be the next LGBT+ Officer?

 
Representation & Democracy
Could you be our Marginalised Genders Officer for 2021-22?

Find out how to nominate yourself to be the 2021/22 Marginalised Genders Officer!

 
Postgraduate Officer
Welcoming Postgrads to the start of term and an update on my work

An update on what I have been doing as your postgrad officer so far and some exciting events coming up!

 
Freshers 2021
Meet your Freshers' Week Organisers for Freshers' 21

Meet Haaris, Louisa, & Tinisha!

 
Freshers 2021
How to find your housemates before moving to Newcastle

Eager to know who you're living with?

 
Sabbatical Officers
NUSU Stands in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We at NUSU are deeply concerned about the devastating situation in Afghanistan and know it is very distressing for many of our students. As a community, we are reaching out to express our support for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to Newcastle and believe this should be the case across Newcastle and the UK.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Get jabbed outside the Students’ Union at the NHS vaccine bus

Anyone over 18 can get their vaccination. Second doses available 8 weeks after first.

 
Sabbatical Officers
A welcome message from your new Sabbatical Officer team!

Hear for the first time from your new Officers!

 
Sports Club News
Newcastle University Alumni Tom & James take Olympics Bronze in Men's Eight

We're very proud of our TeamNewcastle Alumni

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Staying Safe and Supported after the July 'Freedom Day'

Some messages of support and safety for students.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
We're looking for new Sports Assistants to start in September

Join the Give it a Go team and help assist on sport for the next academic year!

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Missed out on joining Freshers Crew? Fear not, there's still time

Add to the atmosphere around the return of Freshers, by joining Freshers Crew!

 
Student Advice Centre
Student Advice Centre: Help us catch unlicensed Landlords
Newcastle City Council logo

Newcastle City Council would like your help to find out the landlords who might be dodging their responsibilities.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
A final farewell from your 2020-21 Sabbatical Officers!

From your Sabbatical Officer team 2020/21....what a year!

 
Representation & Democracy
Staying Safe: Unlicensed taxis have been operating in Newcastle
Licensed Black Cabs in Newcastle

We want you to be safe and sound on a night out.

 
Representation & Democracy
Together we are making Harm Reduction a reality... here is how!

Check out your Welfare & Equality Officer's recent blogpost outlining the work being done to future-proof this year's Harm Reduction work across campus.

 
Sports Club News
Newcastle Blue Stars triumphant at the Boat Race of the North

After being cancelled last year, the Boat Race of the North was back.

 
Sports Club News
Athletic Union Officer wins fight for gender inclusive sportswear

We're excited to announce the progress we’ve made this year to ensure kit is inclusive for all.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Officer Statement: Addressing the recent violence in Palestine

For students who are feeling vulnerable, please know that we take hate crime very seriously and have a zero-tolerance approach.

 
Representation & Democracy
End of Year Student Council drama did not disappoint!
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Some are calling it the cursed Council but we loved it anyway!

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
7 weeks of wellbeing workshops by TEDx Speaker, Toluwa

‘Tea with Tols’ wellbeing sessions is a 7-week virtual wellbeing workshop. Each week consists of a 90-minute session exploring key mental wellbeing themes, with phenomenal guest speakers/coaches and discussion activities using group coaching techniques. Each session concludes with a reflection exercise and applied 'homework' for the week.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Everything Everything & many more announced to play Venue

Check out who we've booked to play Venue in the coming year...

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Luther's Bar has re-opened INDOORS & outdoors!

Operating on a walk-in service, Luther's Bar is now re-open, serving for both indoor and outdoor table service!

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
NUSU Merch Shop is OPEN! Grab your merch online & in-person!

We're happy to announce that the Merch Shop has re-opened online, and in-person (10am-2pm Mon-Fri) at the Students' Union!

 
Representation & Democracy
Could you be our next Ethics and Environment Rep?
NUSU

Would you like to represent Newcastle University students on ethical and environmental issues?

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
We are looking for 300 students to join Freshers' Crew 2021!

With us next year? This is your chance to join Freshers' Crew 2021!

 
Society News
March Society of the Month: Speech & Language Therapy Society

Congratulations to the Speech and Language Therapy Society who are our Society of the Month for March 2021!

 
Sports Club News
Our roadmap to restarting in-person Sport for students

We have been so excited to share the fantastic news, that after weeks of meetings and planning we have a roadmap to restarting sport and exercise programmes in person.

 
 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Get jabbed outside the Students’ Union at the NHS vaccine bus

Anyone over 18 can get their vaccination. Second doses available 8 weeks after first.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Welcoming the introduction of Newcastle University's Safety Net Policy

This article outlines the current discussions and decisions made in recent weeks around the issue of a Safety Nets at Newcastle University.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Unite & Student Roost pledge to compensate students after Open Letter

Dorothy Chirwa (Students' Union President) and Chris Day (Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University) have written a letter to private accommodations expressing concerns over students' financial positions.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
2021 has brought more challenges; what have your Officers fought for?

Over the last few days, as we’ve returned to Uni and to work, things have changed considerably - here's what we have been fighting for.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
VC Chris Day's update following the 3rd lockdown announcement

Following the Government’s announcement on 4th January, our Vice-Chancellor and President has written to all students.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
What's being done about the concerns over Covid Marshals in student areas?

Read the latest developments regarding the current concerns over covid marshalls in Newcastle.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
How to book a COVID-19 Rapid Test (LFD) with the University

All students with no symptoms are encouraged to book a COVID-19 Rapid Test, free of charge, through our testing centre at the Frederick Douglass Centre.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Policing of the Coronavirus restrictions: Q&A with Northumbria Police

Our Officers met with to get your questions answered in a Q&A session with Northumbria Police, the City Council and both Newcastle and Northumbria Uni

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
NUSU’s stance on the University’s move to Tier 3 for teaching

NUSU’s stance on the University’s move to Tier 3 for teaching.

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Open Letter from Newcastle and Northumbria Universities

"As we prepare to welcome our students back, we wanted to share some of the steps we are putting in place to ensure their safe return to our campuses, our city, and the surrounding areas" Newcastle University

 
Newcastle University Students' Union
Statement about timetabling changes for Semester 1

Your new Education Officer & Postgraduate Officer wanted to update you on some of the timetabling changes for Semester 1 at the University.

 
 
President
Face mask recycling bins are now available across Campus
Masks abandoned on campus floor

#Sustainability #Covid-19

 
Representation & Democracy
We're looking for a LGBT+ Officer for the 2021-22 academic year

Can you support LGBTQ+ Students? Could you be the next LGBT+ Officer?

 
Representation & Democracy
Get involved with your Students’ Union: Positions Available at Students Council

Check out how you can get involved and effect real change within NUSU and Students' Council this academic year.

 
Representation & Democracy
Could you be our Marginalised Genders Officer for 2021-22?

Find out how to nominate yourself to be the 2021/22 Marginalised Genders Officer!

 
Postgraduate Officer
Welcoming Postgrads to the start of term and an update on my work

An update on what I have been doing as your postgrad officer so far and some exciting events coming up!

 
Sabbatical Officers
NUSU Stands in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We at NUSU are deeply concerned about the devastating situation in Afghanistan and know it is very distressing for many of our students. As a community, we are reaching out to express our support for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to Newcastle and believe this should be the case across Newcastle and the UK.

 
Sabbatical Officers
A welcome message from your new Sabbatical Officer team!

Hear for the first time from your new Officers!

 
Representation & Democracy
New opportunities to influence the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
QAA logo

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education is looking for student representatives on two of its advisory committees.

 
Representation & Democracy
Term 3 Update from the 'Your Voice' Department
NUSU Building

Find out the comings and goings of the Your Voice team this last term

 
Representation & Democracy
ePortfolio redevelopment: student feedback needed.

ePortfolio is being redeveloped and relaunched for academic year 2021/22 and the University would like your feedback.

 
Representation & Democracy
Meet your School Reps for the 2021/22 academic year

Who will be representing your School in 2021/22?

 
Representation & Democracy
Staying Safe: Unlicensed taxis have been operating in Newcastle
Licensed Black Cabs in Newcastle

We want you to be safe and sound on a night out.

 
Representation & Democracy
Together we are making Harm Reduction a reality... here is how!

Check out your Welfare & Equality Officer's recent blogpost outlining the work being done to future-proof this year's Harm Reduction work across campus.

 
Representation & Democracy
End of Year Student Council drama did not disappoint!
Council Logo

Some are calling it the cursed Council but we loved it anyway!

 
Representation & Democracy
Leave Newcastle Happy
Leave Newcastle Happy Logo

This summer Leave Newcastle Happy by ridding of your unwanted household items in a sustainable way.

 
Representation & Democracy
Student Rep Awards Winners
Student Rep Award / Celebrating Success Logo

Find out who was announced as the winner and runner-up for each of the categories.

 
Representation & Democracy
Could you be our next Ethics and Environment Rep?
NUSU

Would you like to represent Newcastle University students on ethical and environmental issues?

 
Representation & Democracy
NUSU Student Elections - Marginalised Genders Officer
NUSU Elections Branding

Find out how to nominate yourself to be the 2021/22 Marginalised Genders Officer!

 
Representation & Democracy
Student Rep Award Nominees Revealed
Student Rep Award / Celebrating Success Logo

We are delighted to announce who has been nominated for the 2021 Student Rep Awards!

 
Representation & Democracy
Come along to our 'Decolonising Medical Sciences' panel

As part of our Decolonising NCL Campaign, all students and staff from across Newcastle University are invited to join us for our Decolonising Medical Sciences Panel Discussion.

 
Representation & Democracy
Your Voice: How we've represented you during Term 2
NUSU Building

It has been a busy term and we can't believe where the time has gone??! Check out representation in action at NUSU.

 
Representation & Democracy
Our Impact: Prioritising the Decolonisation of Newcastle University

Hear from Dorothy, this year's President of the Students' Union, who co-launched our Decol campaign this year.

 
Representation & Democracy
Our Impact: Launching of our Postgrad Mental Health Campaign

Your Postgraduate Officer talk through the launching of their PG Mental Health initiative this academic year.

 
Representation & Democracy
A message of solidarity with our Asian Community

A message from Nadia, your Welfare & Equality Officer. CW: Hate Crime & discrimination

 
Representation & Democracy
Our Impact: A bigger, better PhD funding scheme

Your Postgraduate Officer is pleased to share the details of the updated COVID-19 Impact Funding Scheme for PGRs (formerly known as the COVID-19 Impact Scholarship Scheme).

 
Representation & Democracy
NUSU Standing in Solidarity.

"We as a team of seven women, spanning race, sexuality and class, stand in solidarity with the women protesting gendered, patriarchal and state violence"

 
Representation & Democracy
What happened at the penultimate Council of 2020/21
Council Logo

Find out which motions passed!

 
Representation & Democracy
Listening to you: International Student Experiences 2020/21

Benthe Tanghe (our AU Officer) was our representative during the International Listening Sessions at the University - here are the key issues and concerns raised by students.

 
Representation & Democracy
Reclaiming the Streets
Gender based violence on hand

Make a difference and do the right thing.

 
 
President
Face mask recycling bins are now available across Campus
Masks abandoned on campus floor

#Sustainability #Covid-19

 
Postgraduate Officer
Welcoming Postgrads to the start of term and an update on my work

An update on what I have been doing as your postgrad officer so far and some exciting events coming up!

 
Sabbatical Officers
NUSU Stands in Solidarity with Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We at NUSU are deeply concerned about the devastating situation in Afghanistan and know it is very distressing for many of our students. As a community, we are reaching out to express our support for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to Newcastle and believe this should be the case across Newcastle and the UK.

 
Sabbatical Officers
A welcome message from your new Sabbatical Officer team!

Hear for the first time from your new Officers!

 
 
Society News
March Society of the Month: Speech & Language Therapy Society

Congratulations to the Speech and Language Therapy Society who are our Society of the Month for March 2021!

 
Society News
How have Societies have had a beneficial impact this year?

Hannah Finney, this years' Activities Officer guides us through how student societies have had such a beneficial impact this year despite being restricted by Covid-19.

 
Society News
NSR wins Best Sports Programming award for 'Fight Night' at the SRA's

Massive congratulations to NSR for their award in Sports Programming for the 2020 Fight Night coverage.

 
Society News
Updates from your Activities Officer on organising societies

From committee training, society AGM, to the big question mark over Freshers' Fair, your Activities Officer gives you the latest.

 
Society News
Society of the Month March 2020: Modern Languages Society

March Society of the Month is Modern Languages Society

 
Society News
Society of the Month December

December Society of the Month is Entrepreneurs Society

 
Society News
Society of the Month November

FUNdraising, Welfare and Education, Speech and Language Therapy show us how it's done!

 
Society News
Society of the Month October Winners

The winner of Society of the Month for November 2019 is Musical Medics!

 
Society News
Society of the Month Nominations
Image of Newcastle University forum social space

If you think your Society deserves to win make sure you nominate yourself - don’t be afraid to share your achievements.

 
Society News
Society of the Month September winners

Congratulations to Salsa Society for winning Society of the Month for September 2018!

 
Society News
Society of the Month

 
Society News
Society of the Month- October Winner

Fashion Society are October's Society of the Month!

 
 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 6

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 5

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 4

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 3

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 2

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Campus League News
Football League - Division 1

Term 1 Results (2021-22)

 
Sports Club News
Newcastle University Alumni Tom & James take Olympics Bronze in Men's Eight

We're very proud of our TeamNewcastle Alumni

 
Sports Club News
Newcastle Blue Stars triumphant at the Boat Race of the North

After being cancelled last year, the Boat Race of the North was back.

 
Sports Club News
Athletic Union Officer wins fight for gender inclusive sportswear

We're excited to announce the progress we’ve made this year to ensure kit is inclusive for all.

 
Sports Club News
Our Impact: Men's Rugby League Club raise £1350 for Movember

Check out what the club have been up to raise money for Testicular Cancer awareness.

 
 
Student Advice Centre
Get advice on Self-Isolation and Moving houses this Summer

Rising rates of Covid-19 in Newcastle have seen the numbers having to self-isolate increase hugely.

 
Student Advice Centre
Student Advice Centre: Help us catch unlicensed Landlords
Newcastle City Council logo

Newcastle City Council would like your help to find out the landlords who might be dodging their responsibilities.

 
Student Advice Centre
Get advice on Noise and Community Issues this Summer
one hand passes keys to another hand

Newcastle University Students Union hope sall our students remain happy and are safe and secure during their time at University. We also hope they are good neighbours, making a positive impact whether they are in University student accommodation or living in the local community.

 
Student Advice Centre
Right to Rent Scheme COVID-19 Adjusted Checks Update

The Home Office made temporary adjustments to the landlords Right to Rent check on 30 March 2020, due to COVID-19.

 
Student Advice Centre
Find the support you need during coronavirus (Student Minds)

Not all students have been impacted equally by the pandemic. As part of the Student Space programme, Student Minds are launching a new range of innovative, tailored services for students.

 
Student Advice Centre
Students travelling to England: Know before you travel

Read this information from the Department for Education about the procedures you need to follow if you are thinking of travelling to England in the near future.

 
Student Advice Centre
Finding a group to share housing with 2021/22

If you haven’t sorted or decided about accommodation for 21/22 Academic Year, please don’t panic. In fact, we would strongly advise that students do not sign up to tenancies more than 3 months in advance of the tenancy starting.

 
Support & Wellbeing
Spotlight on Housing – Moving In
Housing at NUSU logo

Picking up your keys to your new house or flat in the next few weeks? Make sure you follow the guidance from the SAC to minimise any future problems!

 
Student Advice Centre
Want to let us know about your renting experiences?

Have you had a good or bad experience with a Letting Agent / Landlord? You can let the Student Advice Centre know with their online form.

If your experience is about a current tenancy it is important that you attempt to resolve the issues. You can book an appointment with the Student Advice Centre who will be able to advise you on the best steps to take. Alternatively there are also services such as Shelter and Citizens Advice that you can seek advice from.

 
Support & Wellbeing
Stressed Out Students
Stressed Out Students Logo

From free fruit to guide dogs, we are helping you de-stress this exam period.

 
Student Advice Centre
**Updated** Electrical Safety Regulations 2020

Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rental Sector (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on 1st June 2020.  Check out more about this in this article.

 
 
Go Volunteer
Success4All's Steph

Get inspired to volunteer and read all about Newcastle University student Steph's enriching experience tutoring at educational charity, Success4All!

 
Go Volunteer
Story:Web

Concerned or confused about climate action? Want to help design a system for making sense of global issues like climate action? We need you!

 
Go Volunteer
Sci-Fair 2022

We are looking for two volunteers to manage our social media.

 
Go Volunteer
Team Kenya - Meet Meg

Find out more about Team Kenya, a local charity which helps women and girls living in Kenya. They have opportunities to volunteer, a thriving university society which is always looking for new members and there is even the chance to visit Kenya itself.

 
Go Volunteer
Magic Hat Cafe

 
 
 
Go Volunteer
Volunteer at the Great North Run

Lots of volunteering opportunities for the Great North Run 2021

 
Go Volunteer
Soapbox Science event

Recruiting volunteers for Soapbox Science event this August

 
Go Volunteer
Stu Brew are Recruiting

Europe's first student run micro brewery

 
Go Volunteer
Post Graduate Student Volunteer Opportunity

The recently established Newcastle University Retired Staff Association (NURSA) is looking for a student representative to sit on its Steering Group