Gallery refurbishment marked by exhibition launch
A contemporary art gallery at the heart of Northumbria University’s City Campus has been relaunched following refurbishment with a brand new exhibition.
Northumbria’s Spring 2022 Newspaper is out now
Packed full of the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University. The Spring edition is available to read online now.
Heritage boat building will support mission to reduce plastic pollution
Academics from Northumbria University have travelled to Kenya to help establish a new Heritage Boat Building Training Centre which will use indigenous knowledge and skills to transform single use plastics into traditional sailing vessels.
Anniversary exhibition celebrates fashion through the decades
The rich history of Newcastle’s flagship department store, Fenwick, has been brought to life in an exhibition supported by fashion educators and students from Northumbria University, in time for the store’s 140th anniversary.
Global streetwear retailer provides real-world experience
A brand collaboration which has supported talented fashion students towards successfully securing jobs in the industry has been launched for the third year running at Northumbria University.
Interior Design students work with global design expert
Final year Interior Design students at Northumbria University have been working on a live brief with global expert in biophilic design, Oliver Heath.
Northumbria supports search for next generation of creative talent
The National Trust and leading architecture practice, GT3 Architects, have teamed up with Northumbria University to search for the next generation of talented architects as part of a project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Northumbria’s Autumn 2021 Newspaper is out now!
Packed with the latest news, features and interviews, Northumbria University News is the perfect way to keep up to date with the exciting developments taking place across the University – with the latest edition available to read online now.
Fashion forward: Northumbria celebrates 30 years of Graduate Fashion Week
While 2021 has heralded the return to the runway for in-person fashion shows internationally, it also marks the 30th anniversary of an event which has become one of the world’s most important sources of new talent for the global design industry.
International design win for Northumbria graduate
Designs for a clothing collection inspired by childhood memories of time spent in the Scottish Highlands, helped a Northumbria University graduate secure an international design competition award, supported by Gucci.
Digital art trail explores decisions on organ and body tissue donation
Research by Northumbria University which explores public perceptions around organ, tissue and body data has been transformed into an Augmented Reality art trail in Newcastle.
Northumbria research team celebrate library project award win
A collaborative research project which promotes libraries as compassionate spaces to support conversations around death, dying and bereavement, has been recognised with a national health and wellbeing award.
National recognition for Northumbria design graduate
A Northumbria University graduate has won a medal at the prestigious London Design Festival (LDF) awards ceremony this year for his impact on the design scene.
Design show backed by Gucci highlights emerging talent
Seven graduates from Northumbria University have made the shortlist of an international design competition supported by Gucci.
The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 is an online showcase which gives emerging creatives the chance to get feedback on their work from a panel of industry experts from the world of art and design.
The show was first launched last year after the Covid-19 pandemic le
Design meets artificial intelligence to create new visual search engine
Novel methods of searching the nation’s gallery, library and museum collections could soon be revolutionised by a visual search platform designed in collaboration with Northumbria University.
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.
Northumberland National Park and Northumbria University collaboration enables users to step back in time using enhanced technology
A collaboration between Northumberland National Park Authority and Northumbria University has seen the creation of ARcheoBox; a new walk-up-and-use interactive experience which uses augmented reality (AR) to allow the public to get hands on with 3D models of valuable historic artefacts.
Student designs support mental health charity
Graphic Design students from Northumbria University have teamed up with Sporting Chance to help promote the emotional and mental health support provided to athletes by the charity.
Double success for Northumbria students at Fashion awards
When Northumbria University student Max Telford found a small red tin while clearing out his grandmother’s house, he never dreamed its contents would provide him with the inspiration for his award-winning final year project.