You know when Jeremy Paxman congratulates a contestant that they have done something very, very special. And this was exactly what happened on yesterday’s University Challenge episode, as Jonathan Noble of Newcastle University correctly answered a highly-challenging question, helping the Newcastle team to a resounding victory over their Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge counterparts. First up, take a look at the question and answer below – featuring … Continue reading Newcastle’s University Challenge Genius: Contestant Answers ‘Hardest Ever Question’
Newcastle University is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, actively block … Continue reading Newcastle University is ‘Hostile’ Towards Free Speech on Campus, Study Says
Staff members across several Universities in the United Kingdom will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting several Universities based in the North of England. Durham University, Lancaster University, Newcastle University, the University of Leeds, University of Warwick and University of York will all fall victim to the strikes. The news has caused concern for students … Continue reading Several Northern Universities Set for Staff Strike Action
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on Newcastle University, where it was revealed students spent £41,819.51 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is just above average for values seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 24,000 students at … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Newcastle Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?
As if we didn’t know already – but Newcastle University has officially been crowned number one in the United Kingdom for student experience! University Compare has released its rankings for 2017 based on student experience. Their rankings took into account 100 University’s across the United Kingdom, and our beloved Newcastle came out on top. This is the latest feather in the cap for the University! … Continue reading Newcastle University Officially Number One In the UK For Student Experience!
UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site! You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!