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 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 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.

Northumbria students invited to train with Rugby World Cup team!

Northumbria students invited to train with Rugby World Cup team!

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2015 14:33 BST

​Northumbria University students have had the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to train alongside the Tongan Rugby World Cup team.

Excitement builds ahead of the Tongan rugby invasion!

Excitement builds ahead of the Tongan rugby invasion!

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2015 12:43 BST

Northumbria University is excitedly preparing for the arrival of the Tongan national rugby team who will be using the University’s sports facilities before their Rugby World Cup match in Newcastle.

Six Nation’s face-off for Northumbria sports students

Six Nation’s face-off for Northumbria sports students

Press Releases   •   Mar 11, 2015 00:00 GMT

Two Northumbria University rugby teammates could find themselves on opposite sides of the scrum this weekend as they each represent their country in the Six Nations.

Northumbria confirmed as training base for Rugby World Cup

Northumbria confirmed as training base for Rugby World Cup

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2014 00:00 BST

Northumbria University has been confirmed as the UK training base for the Tongan national team during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.