About Cameron Giles

Second year law student at Northumbria, Union Councillor and Sub Editor for NU: Life

NUS Conference Final Day Coverage

Toni Pearce was re-elected NUS President yesterday, by a muchgreater margin than many predicted, giving her an even stronger mandate on conference floor this morning.Today sees the final day of NUS conference include; el...
Conference Vote

NUS National Conference Day 2

  Yesterday saw conference running behind schedule and at the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, host of this year’s NUS national conference. Today NSU’s delegates return to continue deciding the direction of NU...
NATIONAL CONFERENCE

NUS National Conference 2014

  The conference of our National Union of Students (NUS) is an opportunity for Northumbria Students’ Union to shape the way the student movement campaigns for the next year. Today, on the first day of National Confe...
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Bye Bye BBC 3?

Even the BBC were unable to prevent the news spreading, after much speculation, it was their own news service that published the leaked announcement that after 11 years of broadcasting BBC Three is to become online only ...
Tynemouth

The Return of the Gap Year

When the tuition fee increase took effect in 2012, many suggested it would be the end of ‘The Gap Year’. With many students not taking one the year before (and why would they when it would involve paying thre...
PS4

The Console War: Playstation 4

PS4 The Playstation seems to be winning the battle against the Xbox at the moment, it’s certainly set itself up as the gamer’s console of choice and the price point of £350, a good £80 less than its Microsoft competitor ...
Coffee

Why do you pick me up?

Despite the fact we’ve had several weeks off for the holidays, it’s just a matter of fact that within a few days the need for coffee will become apparent again, whether it’s a quick cup to enable you to get up for a 9am ...

A Big Enough Number?

1398 – The number of crimes committed in areas highlighted as being part of or associated with Northumbria University, including 5 incidents in “Further/Higher Educational Building[s]” – a number that seems high enough a...
Education

BME By-Elections 2013: The Results

Chi Okeke has won the election to be Northumbria Students’ Union’s next Black and Minority Ethnic Representative. With a manifesto promising greater communication between BME students and the Students’ ...