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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.

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Global league table rates Northumbria for research

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 09:53 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle continues to improve its standing in global league tables and is now rated among the top universities in the world for research citations.

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.

Adjusting carbon emissions to the Paris climate commitments would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths

Adjusting carbon emissions to the Paris climate commitments would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2019 16:30 BST

Thousands of annual heat-related deaths could be potentially avoided in major US cities if global temperatures are limited to the Paris Climate Goals compared with current climate commitments, according to a new study published today in Science Advances.

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.

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.

Research focus leads to improved global ranking

Research focus leads to improved global ranking

Press releases   •   Sep 28, 2018 15:35 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has significantly increased its standing in the global league tables and is now ranked in the top 401-500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:34 BST

A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.

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.

Northumbria strengthens European links during visit by Latvian ambassador

Northumbria strengthens European links during visit by Latvian ambassador

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 13:25 BST

The Republic of Latvia and Northumbria University hope to forge new partnerships following a visit by the country’s ambassador to city campus last week.

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’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.

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.

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.

Highest ever ranking for Northumbria

Highest ever ranking for Northumbria

Press releases   •   May 16, 2017 17:09 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle, has climbed to 48th place in the 2018 Guardian University League Table – its highest ever position.

Read All About It!

Read All About It!

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 15:00 GMT

Celebrate the arrival of Spring 2017 with the new issue of Northumbria University News - available on campus from Monday 13 March!

Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Academics announce results of US Presidential rankings from best to Trump

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 15:02 GMT

​Northumbria’s Reader in US History Michael Cullinane alongside colleagues from the Presidential History Network have announced their latest rating of American Presidents, from George Washington to Donald Trump.