Theresa Merkel

Theresa Merkel
Newcastle University


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Scotty T to guest lecture on ‘self-branding’ at Newcastle University

The Geordie Shore star is set to join the Media, Culture and Heritage school in September

QUIZ: What percentage ‘Rah’ are you?

If you found yourself in Thailand and shop at Waitrose you don’t need to take this quiz

Quiz: What percentage ‘Rah’ are you?

If you found yourself in Thailand and shop at Waitrose you don’t need to take this quiz

The Newcastle student behind Harry’s Hot Tubs is giving away £9k

Get your raffle on

The rise and rise of The North Face puffer: Why is it the coat that just keeps growing?

Brown North Face puffers are fetching as much as £600 on Depop right now

I tested apps that make your pics look like they’re taken on film to see which is best

Disposable camera who?

From Lewis Capaldi to Channing Tatum, this is what it’s like on celeb dating app Raya

Emma has even matched with Charlie Puth

The A to Z of thoughts every student has had during lockdown three

N stands for ‘not another day of doing the same thing all over again’

QUIZ: Tell us your 2010s online habits and we’ll guess what degree you study

We know you edited your Facebook profile pictures on CamWow

The most iconic British reality TV moments which we have no choice but to quote every day

Cue Zara McDermott: ‘YOU CAAAAAAN’

Introducing DeuxMoi, the celebrity gossip account on Instagram you NEED to follow

it’s like Gossip Girl… but in real life

Chloe Ferry faces backlash after coming back from Dubai for a ‘change in routine’

Imagine complaining about not gyming enough on holiday amid a pandemic

Government plans to deny student loans to students with poor A-level results

This comes as an effort to minimise students taking up places at university to which they are not suited to

‘We were lied to’: Newcastle students vow to withhold thousands in rent strike against uni

They are also calling for reform of the divisive Operation Oak

Newcastle students’ data including home addresses leaked on dark web after cyber attack

Students at the Newcastle campus have not yet received any correspondence from the university

Here are some of Newcastle’s best Halloween outfits this year

Spooky season isn’t quite over yet!

Student business Moments Labelling is donating 50% of profits to Movember

‘Don’t always take ‘yeah mate I’m fine’ as gospel’

These Newcastle students made a ‘Jesopoly’ drinking game

‘You’ve remembered the condom in your wallet – get out of New Croft free’

Dealers slip cards promoting ‘brain blaster’ drugs into halls where two students died

The card is just one of many drug dealer cards slipped into first-year accommodations

Northumbria Police patrol student halls and search rooms after student drug deaths

Police presence has been constant at the university halls since Saturday night

Pinetree Gym has had a complete refurb!

The new neon sign in the spin room says “Ride of your life”… we’re sold

Petition calls for free drug testing kits to be made available to all Newcastle students

The petition follows four suspected drug-related deaths this weekend

Ten arrested after three students die from suspected ketamine and MDMA usage

There were four suspected drug related deaths this weekend in total

18-year-old Newcastle University student found dead in halls

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with her death

Swingers Thursdays are back from tomorrow!

Thursday disco is BACK

Quiz: Tell us your lockdown routine and we’ll guess your favourite club

We know you better than you know yourself

£9k flights home, wrist monitors and clubs reopening: Life in Hong Kong right now

Okay but to be fair, flights home to HK cost up to 9 grand!!!

Northumbria Police issued cautions to PT and Northumbria student in racist videos

“Both individuals apologised for their behaviour and were remorseful over the impact of their actions”

John Lewis investigating Northumbria student employee following racist videos

John Lewis & Partners and Northumbria University have launched formal investigations

‘F*ck them P*kis’: Newcastle PT and Northumbria law student in racist abuse videos

Northumbria University has reported the incident to the police and is undertaking an internal investigation

NU Ski and Snowboard Club are ‘Running to the Alps’ to raise money for the RVI

Members of the society are aiming to fundraise almost £3000 after the RVI treated a member’s life-threatening injuries

Meet the Newcastle student behind the ‘egg a day’ TikTok account

Truly eggcelent content

You can only say you’ve lived in Jesmond if you’ve done these eight things

Jesmond over literally anywhere else

Here are the candidates for Editor of the Courier in the NUSU 2020 Elections

Who will you vote for?

We asked Newcastle students to show us the best note on their phone and it’s jokes

“I’wm suoooooo driuwnk cqn u gwt me a Trewb”

Lunch places in the Toon that won’t break the bank

We got your scran covered

We planned your uni outfits for a week so you don’t have to

Save the joggers for Friday

Jesmond, Geordie Shore and trebs: All the things you’ll find to be true when you move to Newcastle uni

You can get five avocados in Grainger Market for £1!!!!

Clubbers of the Week

A picture is worth a thousand words

What it’s really like to come to uni with your friends from home

A blessing or a curse?

Builders, post-it notes and dodgy hobs: Everything you know if you live in Park View

The good, the bad, the ugly