Press Releases

Northumbria students head for Newcastle Race Course to take a lead in the career stakes

Oct 06, 2015 13:15 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Hundreds of first year students from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School have completed a challenging management course as part of an early drive to develop employability skills.

 Virgin Money Chief Executive delivers inspirational lecture at Northumbria University

Oct 05, 2015 16:48 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle The Chief Executive of Virgin Money has given an inspirational public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle, focusing on the need for innovation and positive change.

Excitement builds ahead of the Tongan rugby invasion!

Oct 05, 2015 12:43 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University is excitedly preparing for the arrival of the Tongan national rugby team who will be using the University’s sports facilities before their Rugby World Cup match in Newcastle.

COMMENT: Turner shortlisted artist: the prize machine stifles art

Oct 02, 2015 16:34 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Christine Borland, Professor of Art at Northumbria University, comments on The Turner Prize for The Conversation.

Cathedral welcome for Northumbria’s new Chancellor

Oct 01, 2015 16:12 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, has today been inaugurated as the new Chancellor of Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Northumbria space researcher soars into the stratosphere with industry award

Oct 01, 2015 12:34 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A Northumbria student is celebrating stratospheric success after receiving industry recognition for his work in helping combat astronauts’ back pain when they return home from space.

 Northumbria invites you to explore ideas of citizenship at major UK humanities festival

Oct 01, 2015 11:10 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​“This city is what it is because our citizens are what they are”, or so the philosopher Plato once said. But what does it mean to be a citizen? And how have Newcastle’s citizens shaped our city through the ages?

COMMENT: Mars: why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life

Sep 30, 2015 16:28 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Senior Lecturer in Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University comments on why contamination and planetary protection are key to any search for life.

 Northumbria University – top 10 in Europe for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Sep 30, 2015 11:58 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been recognised as one of Europe’s best providers of innovation and entrepreneurship teaching.

Leading European role for Northumbria sports lecturer

Sep 30, 2015 10:43 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A sports lecturer from Northumbria University has been elected to the prestigious role of Vice President of the European Association of Sport Management.