Press Releases

Black Dog on campus helps to stimulate depression discussion

Oct 09, 2015 15:08 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Nursing students from Northumbria University are working to raise awareness of mental health issues in advance of World Mental Health Day on Saturday (10 October).

Northumbria research into disaster resilience secures top 20 spot in UK university rankings

Oct 09, 2015 15:05 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been ranked among the top 20 most impressive examples in the UK for its contribution towards global development.

Northumbria students invited to train with Rugby World Cup team!

Oct 09, 2015 14:33 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle ​Northumbria University students have had the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to train alongside the Tongan Rugby World Cup team.

Northumbria's inspiring Big Apple creation scoops top award

Oct 07, 2015 17:01 BST Northumbria University, Newcastle A global team of digital architects, including Northumbria University staff and students, has been named winner of the top award at the Build New York Live 2015 event.

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.

Last chance to enter the National Geographic Photography Contest for Kids 2015!

Oct 02, 2015 14:20 BST Creature Media Ltd There are just two weeks left for snap-happy kids to enter National Geographic Kids magazine’s fantastic photography competition! The contest, run in the UK and Ireland edition of the world’s best-selling children’s magazine, closes on 15 October – so kids should get their pics in quick!

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.