Newcastle University Students' Union

Students in sun outside Union building

Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) is a gateway to a whole variety of different experiences to help you meet new people, discover new interests and develop valuable new skills. NUSU can help you make the most of every opportunity:

  • over 200 student societies and sports clubs covering different sports, subjects, cultural interests, politics and religion

  • student media opportunities:
  • community volunteering scheme, Student Communication Action (SCAN), offering over 200 different activities each year
  • Give It a Go Scheme programme of one-off taster activities, helping you to make the most of your spare time
  • Go Play programme, giving you chance to try a new sport under the guidance and support of coaches, with no experience or commitment necessary
  • represents the interests of the students and is a valuable source of student support

Multi-million pound refurbishment

Newcastle University Students' Union reopened in 2011 following an £8m refurbishment. The inside of the Grade II listed building has been transformed, with some outstanding new facilities in the heart of campus:

  • 24-hour computer clusters and social learning areas
  • brand new Student Advice Centre
  • a dedicated sports, societies and volunteering area
  • revamped bar serving food and drinks
  • huge gig and event space, hosting live gigs and regular Saturday club nights
  • Subway sandwich shop, Starbucks coffee, banking services and ATMs
  • café with facilities to work and relax
  • shop selling student essentials
  • IT repair centre
  • print design service

Find out more

  • Take a virtual tour of the Students' Union building
  • View our Alternative Prospectus 2015: e-book