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Multidisciplinary partnership awarded ‘outstanding’ rating

Multidisciplinary partnership awarded ‘outstanding’ rating

Press releases   •   Jun 10, 2019 13:11 BST

Northumbria University is proud to announce that a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project, which has brought together industry and academic experts to develop a new biomedical device, has been given the highest possible rating by an independent government assessor.

Gatwick experience for engineering students

Gatwick experience for engineering students

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2019 15:42 GMT

Fourteen engineering students from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes visit to Gatwick Airport to learn how Britain’s second largest airport operates. The visit was arranged by Stewart Wingate, the Chief Executive Officer of Gatwick, who graduated from Northumbria in 1994 and continues to support his alma mater.

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

New technologies for renewable energy to be developed by region’s universities

Press releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 10:16 GMT

The North East’s reputation for renewable energy research has received a major boost, with confirmation that the UK’s next generation of doctoral researchers in this field will train in the region.

Kick off the festive season with Northumbria University’s Carol Service
Students set to benefit from Brewin Dolphin Scholarship

Students set to benefit from Brewin Dolphin Scholarship

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 14:49 GMT

Investment and Wealth management business Brewin Dolphin has pledged £9,000 for a scholarship programme to support Northumbria students wishing to study at the University's Amsterdam Campus.

Giving is good

Giving is good

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 14:58 GMT

The GeNErosity Festival of Philanthropy and Giving launches in the North East tomorrow.

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Extra! Extra! The new edition of Northumbria University News is out now

Press releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 10:53 GMT

The Autumn edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

Top of the class for health and safety

Top of the class for health and safety

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 11:47 BST

For the third time in four years, a Northumbria University, Newcastle student has been named one of the best in the UK for studies relating to occupational health and safety.

Graduate surveyors demonstrate ‘high standards and integrity’

Graduate surveyors demonstrate ‘high standards and integrity’

Press releases   •   Oct 17, 2018 11:40 BST

Northumbria University is officially one of the top providers of new chartered surveyors in the UK. New figures show that 1 in every 14 new surveyors accredited with Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors is a Northumbria graduate.

The UK’s greatest event of 2018 is here

The UK’s greatest event of 2018 is here

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2018 09:55 BST

If you thought the Royal Wedding was big then you haven’t seen anything yet! The Great Exhibition of the North launches at 1pm today, Friday 22 June – and Northumbria University is at the heart of the action.

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

‘Take On Tomorrow’ with the new edition of Northumbria University News

Press releases   •   Apr 09, 2018 11:02 BST

The spring edition of Northumbria University News is here.

Great Exhibition of the North programme announced

Great Exhibition of the North programme announced

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2018 12:27 GMT

A cultural extravaganza will take place in Newcastle and Gateshead this summer, with staff and students from Northumbria University supporting the festival through a wide variety of events and activities.

Honorary Consuls meet international students to discuss their role – and Brexit

Honorary Consuls meet international students to discuss their role – and Brexit

Press releases   •   Dec 15, 2017 10:31 GMT

The Honorary Consuls for Sweden, Germany and France have visited Northumbria University to discuss their consular and cultural diplomacy initiatives, and how they can support international students.

Northumbria and Ryder Architecture win award for most innovative collaboration

Northumbria and Ryder Architecture win award for most innovative collaboration

Press releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 11:12 GMT

Northumbria University and Ryder have been recognised as the UK’s most innovative collaboration between a business and a university in the Times Higher Education Awards.

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Northumbria’s engineering courses ranked among best in the world

Press releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 16:49 BST

Northumbria University’s engineering and technology courses now rank in the top 300 in the world, according to Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018.

Newcastle Business School to host The Experience Bank

Newcastle Business School to host The Experience Bank

Press releases   •   Oct 20, 2017 14:05 BST

Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University is delighted to partner with the newly formed Experience Bank, a not-for-profit initiative set up to support business growth within the region.

Northumbria signs up to Covenant

Northumbria signs up to Covenant

Press releases   •   Sep 29, 2017 10:46 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has become the first university in the North-East to sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant.

Research published in world-leading Journal

Research published in world-leading Journal

Press releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 16:30 BST

Northumbria University academics have published research in world leading journal, European Journal of Operational Research.

Graduate interns in the running

Graduate interns in the running

Press releases   •   Aug 02, 2017 13:41 BST

The company set up by Olympic legend Brendan Foster and behind the world-famous Great North Run has picked up the pace on expansions plans by recruiting a graduate through a scheme managed by Northumbria University.

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

University teaching excellence recognised nationally

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 11:26 BST

Northumbria University’s teaching excellence has been recognised in a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The new national scheme is aimed at assessing the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities, colleges and other higher education providers.