Business students get the chance to experience the Singaporean culture

Business students get the chance to experience the Singaporean culture

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2015 00:00 BST

Students from Newcastle Business School will travel to Singapore this Easter, following their success in a competition which required them to explore perspectives on management and the impact of cultural awareness.

Innovation partnership unlocks faster route to market

Innovation partnership unlocks faster route to market

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2015 00:00 BST

A knowledge-sharing partnership with Northumbria University, Newcastle, is helping to drive innovation and accelerate market opportunities for engineering and manufacturing business Parker domnick hunter.

Parliamentary candidates asked to find permanent solutions to tackle homelessness

Parliamentary candidates asked to find permanent solutions to tackle homelessness

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 00:00 BST

The North East Homelessness Think Tank (NEHTT) is calling on parliamentary candidates to support a series of pledges aimed at tackling homelessness in the run up to the general election.

Northumbria and Newcastle Universities host Responsible Business Week

Northumbria and Newcastle Universities host Responsible Business Week

Press releases   •   Apr 21, 2015 00:00 BST

Northumbria and Newcastle Universities are joining together to host landmark Responsible Business events, bringing together key business leaders and third sector organisations from across the region.

Modern role for High Sheriff

Modern role for High Sheriff

Press releases   •   Apr 22, 2015 00:00 BST

Lucy Winskell OBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been appointed as the new High Sheriff of Tyne & Wear.

Newcastle Business School first in North East receives Small Business Charter

Newcastle Business School first in North East receives Small Business Charter

Press releases   •   Apr 24, 2015 00:00 BST

The Small Business Charter, which brings leading Business Schools and SME communities across the UK together, has awarded Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School the Small Business Charter Award in recognition of its active participation in supporting start-ups, students and small businesses.

SMEs creating jobs and boosting turnover thanks to University’s support

SMEs creating jobs and boosting turnover thanks to University’s support

Press releases   •   Apr 27, 2015 00:00 BST

71% of SMEs that have participated in Northumbria University’s £1.1 million programme to support regional business have had, or are expecting to have, an increase in turnover according to a new report.

Northumbria University awarded elite business school accreditation at AACSB global conference

Northumbria University awarded elite business school accreditation at AACSB global conference

Press releases   •   May 05, 2015 00:00 BST

Europe’s only dual AACSB-accredited university has forged strong links with the global elite of business schools at the organisation’s International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM) 2015.

Who will win the General Election?

Who will win the General Election?

Press releases   •   May 06, 2015 00:00 BST

As the UK waits to go to the polls, our academic experts put forward their predictions for the General Election.

General Election 2015 - Our panel's reactions to the result

General Election 2015 - Our panel's reactions to the result

Press releases   •   May 12, 2015 00:00 BST

Our academics offer their expert opinions on the General Election results.

COMMENT: Trident whistleblower must now contend with outdated, unfair laws

COMMENT: Trident whistleblower must now contend with outdated, unfair laws

Press releases   •   May 21, 2015 00:00 BST

Professor Ashley Savage, Senior Lecturer of Law at Northumbria University, Newcastle discusses the laws surrounding Trident.

CBI Director delivers keynote speech at Business Partnership

CBI Director delivers keynote speech at Business Partnership

Press releases   •   May 21, 2015 00:00 BST

More than 190 attendees from local and national businesses attended the Business Partnership Dinner at Northumbria. They heard about the University’s recent business collaborations, and how to access a range of support from Northumbria and its facilities.

Ghana TV show winner reflects on incredible experience at Northumbria

Ghana TV show winner reflects on incredible experience at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2015 00:00 BST

A reality TV contestant who won a place at Northumbria is celebrating a successful year of study – and an unforgettable time in Newcastle.

Paralympic champion named as Chancellor

Paralympic champion named as Chancellor

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2015 00:00 BST

Northumbria graduate named Guardian’s Leader of the Year

Northumbria graduate named Guardian’s Leader of the Year

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2015 00:00 BST

A Northumbria graduate has received a national award for her business which specialises in providing marketing support for small businesses in the rural Northumberland area.

Business start-up success for international graduate

Business start-up success for international graduate

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2015 00:00 BST

Graduate goes after his goals

Graduate goes after his goals

Press releases   •   Jun 30, 2015 00:00 BST

While studying for a Sports Science degree at Northumbria University, Johnny McKinstry never imagined that eight years later he would be the national coach for Rwanda’s international football team.

COMMENT: The Ashes: sledging is ‘OK as long as you realise where the line is’

COMMENT: The Ashes: sledging is ‘OK as long as you realise where the line is’

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2015 00:00 BST

On the eve of The Ashes, Dr Paul Davis, Senior Lecturer and Research Lead for Sport Coaching and Psychology at Northumbria University writes for The Conversation on how cricketers ‘sledge’ to get under the skin of opposing teams

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Northumbria University honours inspirational figures

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2015 00:00 BST

Lord Charles Falconer, the first peer of Tony Blair’s Labour government, and leading neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield will receive honorary degrees from Northumbria University, Newcastle, this week.

Northumbria broadens its American appeal

Northumbria broadens its American appeal

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:00 BST

More American students could be studying the north east after Northumbria University became an approved member of America’s university application system.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Labour peer Lord Falconer becomes Doctor of Civil Law.

Press releases   •   Jul 10, 2015 00:00 BST

Barrister Lord Falconer of Thoroton, who served in the Blair government and led moves to bring about historic changes in the administration of justice, was this week awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

COMMENT: Cameron forges on with academies revolution despite mounting concerns on oversight

COMMENT: Cameron forges on with academies revolution despite mounting concerns on oversight

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2015 00:00 GMT

Dr Michael Jopling, examines whether the Department of Education really can effectively take on schools formerly run by local government.

Research reveals court support can shorten children’s care cases

Research reveals court support can shorten children’s care cases

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2015 00:00 GMT

Hearings for children facing care proceedings would be shortened if detailed assessments were made before the cases went to court, according to new research from Northumbria University.

Northumbria graduate joins government leaders to discuss UK future of business and enterprise

Northumbria graduate joins government leaders to discuss UK future of business and enterprise

Press releases   •   Feb 05, 2015 00:00 GMT

A Northumbria graduate who was supported by the University to start-up her own business will be speaking alongside Vince Cable, Ed Balls and William Hague at a conference focussing on the future of British business.

Why does so much crime remain invisible?

Why does so much crime remain invisible?

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 00:00 GMT

A seminar at Northumbria University, Newcastle, will discuss the reasons why certain types of crime remain invisible.

INNOVATE at Northumbria

INNOVATE at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 00:00 GMT

Fresh from speaking at the Davos World Economic Forum, international design and business leader Tim Brown’s first priority was a visit to the UK to attend a conference on design for social innovation at Northumbria University’s INNOVATE hub.

University helping business growth in the North East

University helping business growth in the North East

Press releases   •   Jul 16, 2015 00:00 BST

Businesses from across the region have gathered to celebrate the success of a Northumbria University project that aimed to start up new businesses and help existing businesses to grow.

Scholarship gives US student the chance to shine at Northumbria

Scholarship gives US student the chance to shine at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Aug 06, 2015 11:58 BST

​Northumbria University is partnering with the prestigious Fulbright Commission to offer a new arts scholarship to an American student.

COMMENT: How international criminal justice was born in the shadow of the atomic bomb

COMMENT: How international criminal justice was born in the shadow of the atomic bomb

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 15:16 BST

Birju Kotecha, Graduate Tutor in Law at Northumbria University writes for The Conversation.

 Could you be an entrepreneur?

Could you be an entrepreneur?

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 15:48 BST

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, and Gateshead Council are inviting recent graduates to join a free business start-up programme designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch new ventures.

Virgin Money CEO to deliver public lecture

Virgin Money CEO to deliver public lecture

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 16:26 BST

​The Chief Executive Officer of Virgin Money is to deliver a public lecture on banking, innovation and the Northern Powerhouse at Northumbria University.

Student help sparks growth for electric bike business

Student help sparks growth for electric bike business

Press releases   •   Sep 08, 2015 09:47 BST

Student consultants from Northumbria University, Newcastle, say they are open for business after developing a range of solutions and growth plans for scores of companies across the UK.

Students abandon rail adventure to bring refugee relief

Students abandon rail adventure to bring refugee relief

Press releases   •   Sep 08, 2015 16:27 BST

​Two Northumbria University graduates have halted their European backpacking adventure and pitched up at a refugee camp in Budapest to help families who have fled war torn Syria.

Children’s champion Dr Tshering Lama back in Newcastle to promote award-winning movie

Children’s champion Dr Tshering Lama back in Newcastle to promote award-winning movie

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2015 11:43 BST

A Northumbria University graduate returned to Newcastle to promote an internationally acclaimed film, SOLD, which tells the story of a teenage girl who is trafficked from her home in rural Nepal to a brothel in India.

Northumbria steps up presence in Africa

Northumbria steps up presence in Africa

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2015 09:54 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has appointed a new recruitment manager in Africa to help look after rising numbers of applications from students in Nigeria and Ghana.

Newcastle Business School professor leading debate on UK’s National initiative to China

Newcastle Business School professor leading debate on UK’s National initiative to China

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2015 15:45 BST

​Professor Yu Xiong from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has addressed two top level events recently on strengthening business collaboration between China and the UK.

Travel scholarship helps business students’ tuk-tuk trek across India

Travel scholarship helps business students’ tuk-tuk trek across India

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2015 11:13 BST

Two intrepid students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have spent their summer tackling a gruelling 2,600 mile ride across India - in a rickshaw.

UK youth justice – out of step and unacceptable!

UK youth justice – out of step and unacceptable!

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2015 15:51 BST

An expert law conference at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has today said the Government must follow the example of other countries and stop criminalising children as young as ten.

Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015

Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015

Press releases   •   Sep 25, 2015 15:22 BST

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, is partnering with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) to help deliver the second Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) between 2- 20 November 2015.

 Northumbria University – top 10 in Europe for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Northumbria University – top 10 in Europe for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Press releases   •   Sep 30, 2015 11:58 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been recognised as one of Europe’s best providers of innovation and entrepreneurship teaching.

Cathedral welcome for Northumbria’s new Chancellor

Cathedral welcome for Northumbria’s new Chancellor

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2015 16:12 BST

Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has today been inaugurated as the new Chancellor of Northumbria University, Newcastle.

 Virgin Money Chief Executive delivers inspirational lecture at Northumbria University

Virgin Money Chief Executive delivers inspirational lecture at Northumbria University

Press releases   •   Oct 05, 2015 16:48 BST

The Chief Executive of Virgin Money has given an inspirational public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle, focusing on the need for innovation and positive change.

 Northumbria University to welcome Justice of the Supreme Court for public lecture

Northumbria University to welcome Justice of the Supreme Court for public lecture

Press releases   •   Oct 13, 2015 14:19 BST

Justice of the Supreme Court Lord Hodge is to deliver a public lecture on fraud and its legal consequences at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria Law School brings spirit of collaboration to Newcastle

Northumbria Law School brings spirit of collaboration to Newcastle

Press releases   •   Feb 29, 2016 16:22 GMT

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, is proud to be hosting the 51st Annual Conference of the Association of Law Teachers (ALT).

Northumbria Graduate in top global law firm

Northumbria Graduate in top global law firm

Press releases   •   Feb 29, 2016 09:53 GMT

​A lawyer from Saudi Arabia working on some of the world’s largest corporate deals has thanked Northumbria University’s Law School for his international career success.

Renowned Architectural Practice builds academic partnership with Newcastle Business School

Renowned Architectural Practice builds academic partnership with Newcastle Business School

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2016 11:44 GMT

​Award-winning architectural design practice FaulknerBrowns Architects believes education partnerships with universities can help improve performance and attract the highest quality talent.

What can Apple do to crunch down on competitors?

What can Apple do to crunch down on competitors?

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2016 11:08 GMT

​Experts from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have found how the success of major product innovations is becoming hindered by the growth of the second hand market.

New markets beckon in China

New markets beckon in China

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2016 14:17 GMT

​Businesses in the region are being invited to join leading experts at an international forum hosted by Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School, exploring trade opportunities with China.

Northumbria to lead business opportunities with China

Northumbria to lead business opportunities with China

Press releases   •   Jan 29, 2016 11:57 GMT

​Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School, in partnership with Newcastle College, has just been awarded Government grants to lead on collaboration and trade opportunities between North East businesses and China.

From courtrooms to competitions - Northumbria Law academic nominated for national blog award

From courtrooms to competitions - Northumbria Law academic nominated for national blog award

Press releases   •   Jan 26, 2016 16:54 GMT

A Law expert at Northumbria University, Newcastle has been nominated in the prestigious UK Blog Awards 2016.

Car making giant favours Newcastle Business School students

Car making giant favours Newcastle Business School students

Press releases   •   Jan 19, 2016 13:31 GMT

A two-year work-based position within one of the world’s biggest car manufacturers is paying dividends for two Northumbria University, Newcastle students.

 The Queen honours Vice-Chancellor

The Queen honours Vice-Chancellor

Press releases   •   Jan 08, 2016 10:36 GMT

The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, Newcastle, Professor Andrew Wathey, has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year 2016 Honours List, for services to Higher Education.

Northumbria student returns from once in a lifetime opportunity at New York law clinic

Northumbria student returns from once in a lifetime opportunity at New York law clinic

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2015 11:35 GMT

A fourth year law student at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has just returned from New York having undertaken a placement within a well-established university and law clinic.

Newcastle Business School gain CIPD programme approval

Newcastle Business School gain CIPD programme approval

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2015 13:49 GMT

​The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has recently approved Newcastle Business School’s BA Human Resource Management (HRM) programme.

Northumbrian Water and Northumbria University make a splash in innovation festival

Northumbrian Water and Northumbria University make a splash in innovation festival

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 13:59 GMT

Exhausted students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have completed a 24-hour challenge to explore our relationship with water and how to use it more sustainably.

Northumbria at the heart of GENESIS 2015

Northumbria at the heart of GENESIS 2015

Press releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 09:51 GMT

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, is set to play a key role alongside the business community this month in the North East’s first inclusive celebration of enterprise and entrepreneurship.

From Northumbria to Silicon Valley

From Northumbria to Silicon Valley

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2015 11:10 GMT

A leading venture capitalist from Silicon Valley recently returned to Northumbria University, Newcastle, where she graduated, to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs.

There's gold in them thar hills

There's gold in them thar hills

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2014 00:00 BST

First year students at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been prospecting for gold in a series of team-building exercises to encourage independent learning and develop employment skills.

 COMMENT: The rise and rise of e-Sports, tournament videogaming and the League of Legends

COMMENT: The rise and rise of e-Sports, tournament videogaming and the League of Legends

Press releases   •   Nov 02, 2015 12:21 GMT

David Grundy, Principal Lecturer at Northumbria University, comments on the rise of tournament videogaming for The Conversation.

 Business expert at Northumbria University to help secure Chinese trade and investment opportunities for the North East

Business expert at Northumbria University to help secure Chinese trade and investment opportunities for the North East

Press releases   •   Oct 27, 2015 12:21 GMT

A Northumbria University business expert, who advises the Government on UK Chinese relationships, is working with Newcastle City Council on investment and trade opportunities for the region.

 COMMENT: Tianjin explosion could be a turning point in China’s corruption crackdown

COMMENT: Tianjin explosion could be a turning point in China’s corruption crackdown

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2015 16:01 BST

Yu Xiong, Chair Professor of Technology and Operations Management, Newcastle Business School, writes about the recent explosion in Tianjin for the conversation

COMMENT: It’s not just business China’s after – Xi wants UK’s political and tech power too

COMMENT: It’s not just business China’s after – Xi wants UK’s political and tech power too

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 13:37 BST

Yu Xiong, Chair Professor of Technology and Operations Management, Newcastle Business School, writes about Chinese president Xi Jinping's recent visit to the UK for The Conversation.

COMMENT: In defence of Britain’s last lion tamer

COMMENT: In defence of Britain’s last lion tamer

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2015 10:54 BST

Ron Beadle, Professor of Organization and Business Ethics, writes in defence of Britain's last lion tamer for The Conversation.

Law School shortlisted for Legal Education Provider of the Year

Law School shortlisted for Legal Education Provider of the Year

Press releases   •   Mar 23, 2016 10:53 GMT

​Northumbria Law School has been shortlisted in a high profile national education award for “affording a truly pioneering and brilliant legal service to students”.

Northumbria climbs the league tables with students more satisfied than ever

Northumbria climbs the league tables with students more satisfied than ever

Press releases   •   Mar 17, 2016 11:31 GMT

Students at Northumbria are officially more satisfied than ever before with the University jumping straight into the top 20 in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

Northumbria students in UNICEF competition

Northumbria students in UNICEF competition

Press releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 10:31 GMT

​Undergraduates from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have joined students from four other countries to produce digital marketing content plans for UNICEF.

Vice-Chancellor receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

Vice-Chancellor receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2016 16:15 GMT

​The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, Newcastle, Professor Andrew Wathey, has today received the award of Commander of the British Empire (CBE) at an investiture ceremony performed by Prince William in Buckingham Palace.

Northumbria academic gives Lecture at world famous Old Bailey

Northumbria academic gives Lecture at world famous Old Bailey

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2016 11:19 GMT

​Doctor Michael Stockdale from Northumbria University’s Law School has given a lecture to the Criminal Bar Association at the Old Bailey on recent changes in expert evidence law.

The Northern Powerhouse – economic sense or just the latest fad?

The Northern Powerhouse – economic sense or just the latest fad?

Press releases   •   Feb 16, 2016 11:28 GMT

​Leading business figures, politicians and academics delivered a lively and hotly contested debate on the merits of a Northern Powerhouse for the North East when they met recently at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

 Northumbria builds academic links to Mexico

Northumbria builds academic links to Mexico

Press releases   •   Dec 17, 2015 15:23 GMT

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, has signed a clutch of partnership agreements with leading universities in Mexico as it broadens its presence and profile in Latin America.

 New degree of success for professional rugby player

New degree of success for professional rugby player

Press releases   •   Dec 14, 2015 16:30 GMT

Newcastle Falcons’ club captain and member of the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA), Will Welch, swapped his playing kit for academic robes this week as he joined the latest graduate cohort at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria Law School Masters programme in strong demand by Irish solicitors

Northumbria Law School Masters programme in strong demand by Irish solicitors

Press releases   •   Dec 10, 2015 14:22 GMT

Northumbria Law School is growing its international presence as it joins forces with the Law Society of Ireland to deliver an innovative Masters programme to students overseas.

Newcastle Business School named UK’s Business School of the Year

Newcastle Business School named UK’s Business School of the Year

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2015 11:06 GMT

Northumbria University, Newcastle has scooped the Business School of the Year award at this year’s prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

AACSB opening doors on international stage

AACSB opening doors on international stage

Press releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 14:28 GMT

Newcastle Business School is building partnerships with some of the world’s leading teaching institutions thanks to its double AACSB accreditation.

 COMMENT: Uber court win shows change is on the cards for more than just the taxi industry

COMMENT: Uber court win shows change is on the cards for more than just the taxi industry

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2015 11:31 GMT

Chrysostomos Apostolidis, lecturer, Newcastle Business School, discusses the recent UK court success of Uber for The Conversation.

Northumbria students impress the press with World Cup legacy plan

Northumbria students impress the press with World Cup legacy plan

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 11:11 BST

Student teams from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have presented marketing plans to the region’s media on how to capitalise upon the success of hosting the Rugby World Cup within the region and create a lasting legacy.

Design in Action: 'Surviving and Thriving' Chiasma, Northern Design Centre, Gateshead

Design in Action: 'Surviving and Thriving' Chiasma, Northern Design Centre, Gateshead

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2015 09:19 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has partnered with the Scottish knowledge exchange hub Design in Action (DiA) to stage a two-day residential workshop and networking event to promote well-being and healthcare.