SMEs experience growth with Northumbria University funding
Following the launch of its ERDF funding scheme in March, Northumbria University continues to offer support to SMEs based in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland. Through funding worth up to £1.9 million, the Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support 2 (NEBS2) scheme includes a financial contribution to help small businesses employ graduates typically on 6-month internships programmes. Applications
Northumbria expert leads ground-breaking forensic study on 18th century Caribbean graveyard
The remains of skeletons found at one of the largest cemeteries for enslaved people in the Caribbean are being studied at Northumbria University.
Northumbria’s Summer 2021 Newspaper is out now!
The Summer 2021 edition of Northumbria University News is now available to read online.
Northumbria’s Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive to step down
Professor Andrew Wathey, CBE has announced his intention to step down as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, Newcastle, on 1st May 2022.The University’s Board of Governors, led by Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods, Chair of the Board and Pro-Chancellor, will now begin the process of appointing the next Vice-Chancellor. Professor Wathey was appointed to Northumbria as Vice-Chanc
Northumbria collaborates with EY to develop business talent
Northumbria University, Newcastle, is collaborating with global professional services provider EY to develop and nurture entrepreneurial and business talent in the North East region.Northumbria and EY initially worked together to develop a three-year Chartered Management degree apprenticeship in 2017. And now, building on this success EY is creating programmes that give the firm's Newcastle office
Michael Sheen leads the call for greater inclusivity in the media as support for 11 new writers is announced
Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create options and opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and under-represented backgrounds.
Double success for Northumbria students at Fashion awards
When Northumbria University student Max Telford found a small red tin while clearing out his grandmother’s house, he never dreamed its contents would provide him with the inspiration for his award-winning final year project.
Guiding Northumbria’s entrepreneurs to success
Global professional services provider EY is offering its expertise for free to aspiring student and graduate entrepreneurs based in Northumbria University’s Incubator hub.
Can Psychological First Aid help improve care workers’ wellbeing?
Academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, and the University of Highlands and Islands, Scotland, are investigating Psychological First Aid training as a tool to support care workers’ wellbeing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Northumbria sport management academic voted to international committee role
Dr Ruth Crabtree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been appointed to the Development Committee of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education - a global umbrella organisation for sport, sport science, and physical education.
Northumbria brings Antarctica’s unseen world to the screen
A virtual performance exploring beneath Antarctica’s frozen surface will take place this month, combining scientific research from Northumbria University with poetry and electronic music.