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Top rowers inspire design students

Top rowers inspire design students

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2020 09:45 GMT

Students on Northumbria University’s Design for Industry degree took part in a design challenge with a difference when they were visited by two of the UK’s best ocean rowers.

Graduate completes 1,800-mile Ganges paddle board expedition

Graduate completes 1,800-mile Ganges paddle board expedition

Press releases   •   Feb 22, 2017 10:06 GMT

A Northumbria graduate has become one of the first people to paddle board the entire length of the River Ganges as part of an expedition designed to raise awareness of pollution.

Award-winning design students follow in footsteps of Northumbria alumnus Sir Jony Ive

Award-winning design students follow in footsteps of Northumbria alumnus Sir Jony Ive

Press releases   •   Jul 08, 2016 10:13 BST

​Two Northumbria students have had their innovative designs recognised by leading companies after being awarded prestigious prizes at the RSA Student Design Awards. Design for Industry students Callum Smith and Poppy Crow are following in the footsteps of Northumbria alumnus Sir Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer of Apple, who won two RSA Student Design awards consecutively in 1988 and 1989.