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New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT

Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.

Northumbria is top rated UK young university in global rankings

Northumbria is top rated UK young university in global rankings

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 12:43 BST

​Northumbria University’s growing global reputation for academic excellence has been reinforced after becoming the highest placed UK university in the latest world rankings.

Northumbria Professor receives inspirational award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Northumbria Professor receives inspirational award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Press releases   •   Jun 24, 2020 11:34 BST

A Professor in Northumbria University’s Department of Applied Sciences has won a top national award from The Royal Society of Chemistry.

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 11:51 BST

The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. Dr Emily Mann and Dr Jackie Shinwell of Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab explored the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of learning loss in this blog for Schools North East.

Out of the classroom and into the art gallery

Out of the classroom and into the art gallery

Press releases   •   May 21, 2019 15:29 BST

A new project will bring literature to life for GCSE pupils by taking them out of their classrooms and into two North East art galleries.

Awards shortlisting for student and school activities

Awards shortlisting for student and school activities

Press releases   •   Apr 17, 2019 14:30 BST

Northumbria University, Newcastle has been shortlisted for two awards for the support it gives to school children and its students.

Making the case for the arts in schools

Making the case for the arts in schools

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2017 10:53 GMT

​Representatives from Northumbria University, Newcastle have been chosen to talk to MPs about the vital role of teaching arts in schools.

Election Day is the perfect time to learn more about America

Election Day is the perfect time to learn more about America

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2016 15:08 GMT

​While the world holds its breath ahead of the dramatic result of the US election, thousands of online students are learning more about America thanks to Northumbria University’s first ever MOOC (Massive Online Open Course).