Joe Anderson

Joe Anderson
Newcastle University


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Revealed: Next year’s Newcastle SU president is running to be a Tory councillor

Shah Yaseen Ali was elected as the incoming president in March this year

Newcastle Uni lectures to be held in Soho Rooms to encourage students to attend

Senior staff made the decision after attendance this semester was at an all time low

Northumbria student allegedly murdered after boyfriend found messages from other men

Jason Brockbanks was found dead three days later after being stabbed in his student halls

The UCU announces additional strike day for this month

There will be three days of strikes in the week commencing 13th March

Two Newcastle students banned from driving after riding e-scooters whilst drunk

Alisdair Anderson and George Breese were stopped by the police after seen swerving into the road

Meet Yousef Ghanmi, the Newcastle Uni student who just won Pointless

Film student Yousef Ghanmi beat three other pairs to win the Pointless trophy

MP highlights Newcastle University students’ financial struggles in Parliament

MP Chi Onwurah questioned the government on why students are being punished in a time of crisis

Northumbria student claims her flat was so mouldy it made her ill

The 20-year-old is now looking for somewhere else to live after being released early from her tenancy

Newcastle Uni student caught drink driving in city centre

Kayla Dodd has been banned from driving for six months after her driving was deemed dangerous

Newcastle has been crowned the Christmas capital of the UK

Not surprising at all, the Moosenwirt bar is a vibe.

Newcastle University student wins Amazon bursary

The award could provide a support package of up to £20,000

Here’s 10 TV Christmas specials to watch with your housemates

In the words of Nessa Shanessa Jenkins, oh oh oh merry Christmas

Man pleads not guilty of murdering Northumbria student Jason Brockbanks

The 24-year-old was found dead at his accommodation last month

A few terrifying things that you will (probably) experience as a student in Newcastle

Rugby boys dressed up as school girls aren’t the only scary things you’ll see in the Toon

Newcastle Uni is officially the 10th most haunted uni in the UK

It has 32 reports of paranormal activity on campus

Newcastle University gives update on drug policy following Jeni Larmour inquest

The university said ‘it’s about harm reduction’ in a statement made this week

McDonald’s is giving out free breakfast on Northumbria Uni campus today

Free Maccies breakfast > going to lectures

OMG! Prince Edward has been spotted taking a stroll around the Toon

The Earl of Wessex was spotted on Northumberland Street at around 12pm

£50,000 worth of drugs seized by police during Newcastle Freshers’ Week

38 arrests were also made as part of the clampdown

Police launch murder investigation after Northumbria University student found dead in halls

A 21-year-old has been arrested in connection with the incident

Newcastle University SU to open food bank as cost of living crisis soars

One in 10 students said they’ve used a food bank in the last year

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Just 24 insane reasons Newcastle students didn’t get their deposits back

Petty is an understatement

Both Newcastle universities shortlisted for uni of the year award

Proud to call the Toon home

Northern Rail is selling more than a million £1 train tickets

The flash sale will be offered on some routes, including Newcastle, throughout September and October

Newcastle grad left mortified after her dad ran on stage to take pic at her graduation

Forget airport dad, meet graduation dad

Retro arcade bar NQ64 to open in Newcastle this summer

Alcohol and arcade games? What a combo

It’s the final: Vote for Newcastle’s BNOC of the year

Who wins? You decide

Round two: Vote for Newcastle’s BNOC of the year

Keep the votes coming in, do you recognise any of these BNOCs?

Newcastle University introduces safety net to offset effects of marking boycott

The university is one of 44 universities taking part in the strike

Nominations are open for Newcastle’s BNOC of the year 2022

If you think you know Newcastle’s big name on campus, get nominating

Jesmond Beach Box is back this weekend and we couldn’t be happier

Forget the Bahamas, Beach Box is back for 2022

Nine Newcastle pub quizzes you don’t want to miss out on

The cash prizes alone make them worth it

We found the cheapest trebs in Newcastle, so you don’t have to

Looking for a cheap night out? We have you covered