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Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children

Where’s the money gone? The mystery of the ‘missing’ £88 million allocated to provide free school meals to disadvantaged children

Press releases   •   Jun 27, 2019 12:05 BST

MILLIONS of pounds allocated by the government to feed some of the poorest children in the country is unaccounted for, according to a new report from Northumbria University, being discussed in the House of Commons today (Thursday 27 June).

Awards shortlisting for student and school activities

Awards shortlisting for student and school activities

Press releases   •   Apr 17, 2019 14:30 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle has been shortlisted for two awards for the support it gives to school children and its students.

Budding engineer impresses judges with his digital skills

Budding engineer impresses judges with his digital skills

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 12:20 GMT

A young student’s research placement with Northumbria University, Newcastle has earned him a regional engineering award.

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2018 09:17 BST

With the Government’s announcement today (27 July) of a £2 million fund to provide holiday activities for children, newly-published research from Northumbria University, Newcastle has revealed that holiday clubs provide many more benefits for both children and parents than previously believed.

Holiday clubs provide far more benefits beyond just providing food, study reveals

Holiday clubs provide far more benefits beyond just providing food, study reveals

Press releases   •   May 30, 2018 17:28 BST

The largest study of school holiday clubs in England has found that as well as helping to combat childhood hunger, holiday clubs provide a number of social and health benefits including providing children a safe place to play. The extensive findings of the study were released today (Wednesday 30 May) at a special event at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Young Physics students celebrated at Northumbria

Young Physics students celebrated at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 15:41 BST

The North East’s physicists of the future have been recognised at an inaugural award ceremony celebrating young people’s achievements.