Topics: Adult education
Increased West Antarctic ice sheet melting is ‘unavoidable’, say scientists
The West Antarctic ice sheet will continue to increase its rate of melting over the rest of the century, no matter how much we reduce fossil fuel use, according to British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research, supported by Northumbria University, and published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Northumbria University rises in the rankings again
Northumbria University is continuing to climb the national league tables, with an eight-place rise in the latest Guardian University Guide to rank 38th* in the UK.
Northumbria welcomes talented young adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to a life-changing transition to employment programme
A new life-changing supported internship programme for young adults with learning disabilities and/or autism spectrum conditions, has just launched with Newcastle City Learning, supported by Northumbria University.
Graduate recognised for innovative use of technology
A Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence graduate at Northumbria University, was selected as a finalist and received a commendation at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards.
Success for Northumbria students and graduates in international design awards
Two graduates, Jai Mistry and Helen Wat, topped their respective categories in the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Student Design Awards, an international scheme that recognises and rewards budding designers who propose creative solutions for tackling key social, environmental and economic issues.
Students and graduates shine in national design competition
Northumbria School of Design excelled once again in London at New Designers 2023, which recognises rising stars whose unique work highlights key themes such as sustainability, mental health, diversity and other vital areas of responsible design.
Northumbria graphic design student wins national recognition
A talented graphic design student has won a national award for creating an eye-catching poster that portrays a strong message on workplace safety.
Associate Professor leads new international analysis of local government finance
The Local Democracy Research Centre has commissioned experts at Northumbria University, led by Dr Kevin Muldoon-Smith, to look at how local government is funded in different countries around the world.
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.
Rugby League World Cup chief is honoured by Northumbria University
The man at the forefront of the most inclusive Rugby League World Cup tournament in history has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Northumbria University in Newcastle.
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.
Northumbria University and St. George's University expand collaboration to offer new UK study options
Following over 15 years of collaboration, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK and St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies, have announced a renewed commitment aimed at delivering exceptional medical education to students worldwide.
District Nurse awarded national Philip Goodeve Docker Memorial Prize
Whilst studying for her Master’s Degree at Northumbria University, Newcastle District Nurse Georgia Hibbert has received a Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) award for her outstanding performance.
Jiu Jitsu club stage physical assaults to help advance forensic research
Researchers from Northumbria University and King’s College London have published findings outlining the extent that textile fibres transfer during controlled assault scenarios. Their work, recently published in the academic journal Science & Justice, is the first time the number of fibres transferred between garments during physical assaults has been assessed by simulating the act with real people
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.
Funding offers opportunities to talented students from under-represented backgrounds
Northumbria University law student Ami Leake has been awarded a bursary worth up to £7,500 over three years to help with accommodation and living costs during her studies.
New white paper highlights best practice in creating opportunities to access higher education
The University Best Practice White Paper sets out just some of the actions and projects that are having a direct impact on students and communities. These include widening participation activities, collaboration with local businesses and case studies from students whose lives have been turned around by higher education.
Two Northumbria students highly commended in prestigious design awards
Students from Northumbria University have been hailed for their visionary work to highlight issues such as health inequalities and the sustainable re-use of steel in the world’s longest running awards scheme for design.
Northumbria University launches Social Mobility Impact Report
Northumbria University has launched a new report that sets out its social impact and identifies where it is spreading opportunity to those who need it most.
Innovative creative industries partnership develops unique masters degree in Publishing
Northumbria University has joined forces with Hachette UK and New Writing North to deliver an innovative new publishing degree, which gives students a guaranteed work placement with a global publisher and the opportunity to work on live writing development projects.