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Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Sport to promote economic and social development in Zambia

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2019 12:15 GMT

A cohort of five students and staff from Northumbria University will visit Zambia next summer to take part in the Volunteer Zambia programme, an initiative that Northumbria has played a significant role in over the last 15 years.

Northumbria recognised for supporting its researchers

Northumbria recognised for supporting its researchers

Press releases   •   Nov 21, 2019 10:58 GMT

​Northumbria University, Newcastle, has retained an international award for the supportive environment it provides for research-active academics.

University and TV architect join forces to develop new homes of the future

University and TV architect join forces to develop new homes of the future

Press releases   •   Oct 14, 2019 14:03 BST

The ways that homes are designed and built in the future could be completely transformed, thanks to a new agreement between Northumbria University and the renowned architect, TV presenter and campaigner George Clarke. The University will work with Clarke’s charity, the Ministry of Building Innovation and Education (MOBIE), to drive innovation in designing and delivering homes for the future.

National win for Early Years Professionals Network

National win for Early Years Professionals Network

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2019 14:18 BST

The Northumberland Early Years Professionals Network has won a national award for excellent practice in team development. The network exists to promote best practice in early years across Northumberland. It is run by Northumberland County Council’s Early Year’s Team, in partnership with Northumbria University, with all activities aimed at promoting the best outcomes for children.

Students join emergency services in simulated terrorism training incident

Students join emergency services in simulated terrorism training incident

Press releases   •   Sep 23, 2019 13:30 BST

Nursing students have taken part in a staged firearms training event designed to give doctors and paramedics a taste of working in a mass casualty terrorist incident.

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Travel experience leads to successful business start up

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:27 BST

Two Northumbria University graduates have won the Duke of York’s Entrepreneur of the Year award after launching their own specialist tourism marketing business last year.

Early years network shortlisted for national award

Early years network shortlisted for national award

Press releases   •   Jul 30, 2019 10:20 BST

A network of professionals working in early years education in Northumberland has been shortlisted for a national award

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.