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Watch this space – Northumbria graduate designers tipped as rising stars

Watch this space – Northumbria graduate designers tipped as rising stars

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2020 13:12 BST

The skills and vision of Graphic Design graduates from Northumbria University have been recognised during the UK’s biggest annual celebration of up-and-coming design talent.

Support for SMEs and students through Northumbria paid internship scheme

Press releases   •   Jul 24, 2020 13:30 BST

Businesses working in the creative and cultural sectors have been among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many smaller organisations facing a massive loss of revenue.

Fashion students make the cut – Northumbria designers named as finalists in prestigious industry awards

Fashion students make the cut – Northumbria designers named as finalists in prestigious industry awards

Press releases   •   Jul 20, 2020 16:27 BST

The design talents of students from Northumbria University have been highlighted after six were named as finalists in the influential Graduate Fashion Foundation Awards.

EXPERT COMMENT: Does design thinking hold the key to business growth during COVID-19

Press releases   •   Jul 15, 2020 19:38 BST

With the IMF warning that the ‘Great Lockdown’ global recession will be the worst since the Great Depression, organisations are being forced to reset and reinvent faster than ever before. The race is on for entrepreneurs and business owners to craft new plans, develop new products and deliver new solutions in order to survive.

Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy

Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 07:30 BST

Northumbria University has joined forces with UCL and the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester and Nottingham, as well as Parliament, Government and policy organisations, in a project to explore ways of improving academic-policy engagement.

EXPERT COMMENT - Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success

EXPERT COMMENT - Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success

Press releases   •   Jun 30, 2020 13:47 BST

​Professor Kate Maclean of Northumbria University’s Centre for International Development, discusses the success of women leaders in handling COVID 19.

Northern Writers’ Awards 2020: winners announced

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 17:06 BST

Twenty-six writers from a record 1,800 entrants have received awards worth over £45,000 to support their unpublished work-in-progress in this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards.

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 design alumni on defying the odds in life and business

Northumbria design alumni on defying the odds in life and business

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2020 15:34 BST

Success hasn’t been easy for Northumbria University alumni and entrepreneur, Rob Law.

Redesigning their futures – no stopping the Fashion class of 2020

Redesigning their futures – no stopping the Fashion class of 2020

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 14:02 BST

Fashion students from Northumbria University have proved that the Coronavirus pandemic is no obstacle to creativity after their work was selected to appear in a national newspaper.

Students reimagine food economy at international Biodesign Challenge Summit

Students reimagine food economy at international Biodesign Challenge Summit

Press releases   •   Jun 12, 2020 10:53 BST

A team of students selected by the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment, a collaborative initiative between Northumbria and Newcastle universities, will be competing as finalists for their biotech-based design project in the Biodesign Challenge Summit 2020, June 15-19.

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Breaking news: Northumbria’s Spring/Summer Newspaper is here!

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 14:45 BST

Our first digital-only edition of Northumbria University News is here. Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to ‘read all about’ the exciting developments taking place across the University.

Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute

Student’s design chosen for NHS tribute

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 13:45 BST

An illustration by a Northumbria University fashion student has been chosen by luxury British fashion label Alexander McQueen to appear in a campaign thanking the NHS.

Sewing through the pandemic – supporting women through craft

Sewing through the pandemic – supporting women through craft

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 13:31 BST

Women across the North of England who are facing significant challenges are documenting their experiences of the Coronavirus pandemic one stitch at a time thanks to a unique craft project.

Write Now: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Write Now: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Press releases   •   May 18, 2020 11:00 BST

More than half of the world's students study Shakespeare, but the story of contemporary English Literature does not begin and end with the Bard.

Digital events provide safe space to discuss death

Digital events provide safe space to discuss death

Press releases   •   May 13, 2020 10:59 BST

With Covid-19 prompting many of us to examine how we deal with death and dying, a series of online events have been set up providing a digital space where people can share their stories, hopes and fears in relation to loss.

Lockdown life inspires fashion photography project with a difference

Lockdown life inspires fashion photography project with a difference

Press releases   •   May 07, 2020 12:45 BST

A Northumbria University student has drawn inspiration from her experiences of lockdown to create a series of striking images which are attracting national attention.

Tour facilitates discussions about how Europeans are part of communities in the UK

Tour facilitates discussions about how Europeans are part of communities in the UK

Press releases   •   May 07, 2020 11:10 BST

Citizens’ rights campaigners working to protect the rights of EU citizens in the UK have carried out a tour of the four nations to meet community leaders and emphasise the role EU citizens play in UK life.

North East universities team up to protect frontline NHS workers

North East universities team up to protect frontline NHS workers

Press releases   •   May 01, 2020 13:54 BST

Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland universities are working together to design and support production of vital protective equipment for the NHS.

Common People: New report exposes class ceiling in the UK publishing industry - and what it will take to smash it

Common People: New report exposes class ceiling in the UK publishing industry - and what it will take to smash it

Press releases   •   May 01, 2020 07:43 BST

A Professor from Northumbria University has called for major changes to the publishing industry to make it more accessible for writers from diverse and working-class backgrounds.