Digital environment to support student wellbeing secures NHS funding
An academic team from Northumbria University has obtained a grant of £40,000 to establish a pioneering immersive wellbeing environment for students – an initiative with potential for nationwide roll-out.
FUTURE FWD support scholarship opportunity to advance equality and inclusion in graphic design
Graphic design undergraduate students at Northumbria University are set to receive a scholarship boost from four design studios based in the UK and US.
Read the latest issue of Northumbria University News: Summer 2023 edition
Packed with the latest news, achievements, features and interviews, the newspaper is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University.
Jamie’s legacy will help others by raising awareness
A talented Graphic Design student, who tragically died the day after he was diagnosed with a type of cancer called sarcoma, has inspired an awareness-raising initiative involving Northumbria University students and the charity Sarcoma UK.
Northumbria creatives shine at Graduate Fashion Week
Final year fashion students from Northumbria University are celebrating creative success at the world’s largest showcase of up-and-coming fashion talent, Graduate Fashion Week in London.
National award for Northumbria design student
Adam Cselotei, a third-year design student from Northumbria University, has won a D&AD (Design and Art Direction) New Blood Pencil for his work IMAX is the Future – a beautifully rendered conceptual science fiction themed piece exploring cinematic experience through 3D animation techniques.
Into The Shadows – new book will explore band’s Geordie roots
The lives of two members of rock group The Shadows are being explored as research for a new book by musician and author Bob Stanley.
Academic works with engineers and ex-mining community to create renewable energy art
Northumbria University academic and artist Paul Dolan is working with engineers and former mining community members to create unique artwork for an upcoming exhibition.
EXPERT COMMENT: How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health
Under the scheme, two groups – 15 people in Jarrow and another 15 in East Finchley, London, will receive £1,600 a month for two years. This will help show if there is a case for a national basic income, or at least more comprehensive UK trials.
Northumbria continues to climb up the rankings
Northumbria University is continuing to climb the national league tables, with an impressive seven place rise to rank 36th in the UK in the latest Complete University Guide.
Iconic theatre company presents Without Us at Live Theatre
A new play, which has been four years in the making, will make its highly anticipated debut performance next week at Live Theatre in Newcastle.
London’s Universal Free School Meals provision could come at a cost to primary schools
Plans from the Greater London Authority to deliver universal free school meals to all primary school children across London next year were welcomed when they were announced. However, a new report by Northumbria University finds that the scheme could result in significant losses in school funding through a drop in pupil premiums.