Community Living

Caring for the Community

Caring for the Community

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Looking after the environment

When you’re living in the local community, it’s important to keep your environment clean. If something is missing, you would like to make a report for a fixture, or would like more information on keeping the community clean, contact Envirocall on the website or call them on 0191 278 7878.

Be environmentally-conscious by considering the ways you can reduce emission and personal costs through travel. Biking, carpooling and taking public transportation are a few ways the university is reaching its environmental goals.

Read about our great ideas for environmentally-friendly travel.


Get involved with your community! There are plenty of ways to help out and it's a good way to become a part of the Newcastle Community, make your living environment pleasant for everyone and a great addition to your CV.

GoVolunteer is a service run by the Student Union. It offers a variety of volunteer projects to fit student's interest and time commitment.

The University can help you find local community projects, career development module opportunities and opportunities through ncl+. Visit Student Involvement to find out more.

The University has a range of sustainable initiatives and biodiversity projects you can join.