Northumbria University chosen as a national hub for festival of humanities
The Being Human Festival, held across the country each November, demonstrates and celebrates the ways in which humanities-based subjects, which include language and literature, history, geography, philosophy, archaeology, anthropology, law, religion and art, inspire and enrich our everyday lives.
Students explore the future of travel and tourism
Students looking to develop future careers in travel and tourism have heard from industry experts about the range and diversity of opportunities available in the sector.
The Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Future You Roadshow, hosted by Northumbria University, was held recently in Newcastle with invited guest speakers and an audience of tourism students from Northumbria and Teesside univ
‘Once in a lifetime’ placement linked the North East with the Far East
An engineering graduate from Northumbria University has shared his experience of completing a dream international work placement in collaboration with a network linking cities around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’.
EXPERT COMMENT: What happens when someone dies in space? Space tourism brings new legal and moral issues
In an article for The Conversation, Christopher Newman, Professor of Space Law and Policy, and Nick Caplan, Professor of Aerospace Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discuss the legal, cultural and environmental issues we will have to consider as space tourism come closer to reality.
Exhibition of lecturer’s woodwork will help visitors reimagine Roman life along Hadrian’s Wall
Philip Luscombe, who teaches on the 3D Design course within the Northumbria School of Design, was inspired by displays of altars, coins, pottery and jewellery unearthed from Coventina’s Well during a visit to Chesters Roman Fort in Northumberland.
Beer festivals are significant for UK local economies, according to Northumbria University research
A Northumbria University study has highlighted the positive impact of beer festivals on the UK economy.
Student swaps North East for Far East in unique work placement
A project linking cities from around the world which share the name ‘Newcastle’ has led to a dream work placement for a Northumbria University student.
International recognition for Northumbria sport management academic
A sport management academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award by the European Association for Sport Management.
Travel experience leads to successful business start up
Two Northumbria University graduates have won the Duke of York’s Entrepreneur of the Year award after launching their own specialist tourism marketing business last year.
The future of the city centre
Members of the public, people living and working in city centres, representatives of local government, businesses and communities are invited to share their views at a special event on the future of the city centre, being held at Northumbria University in September.
Architect’s new book examines the importance of tourist visitor centres
Northumbria University’s Head of Architecture has published a new book highlighting the importance and significance of visitor centres at major tourist destinations.
The future’s bright for Northumbria Tourism and Event students
More than 100 students from Northumbria University, Gateshead College and Newcastle College gathered to meet with some of the region’s top Tourism and Event leaders.