- Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:07
- Written by Joseph
Northumbria University, Newcastle, is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence.
It has more than 35,000 students and is one of the largest universities in the UK, contributing significantly to the North-East economy.
Northumbria is committed to providing students with an outstanding learning experience, both from its main campus in Newcastle and through a developing presence in London – the UK’s two most popular university cities – and through its partnerships abroad. Aligned with this is a focus on employability and maximising career prospects for students. It is in the top 10 in the UK for number of graduates entering professional employment and has partnerships with 560 employers and 60 professional bodies. In 2013, Northumbria was named as the fourth best university for start-up businesses in the Witty review into universities and growth for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.
Northumbria is an innovative and enterprising university, offering a range of business support and engagement initiatives. This includes the recent launch of a £1.1m project, joint funded with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF),to help start-up 30 new businesses and provide graduate interns for more than 50 small businesses. As well as extending existing support to SMEs, the funding will also enable the University to support the creation of 30 new graduate start-up businesses.
Employers visited Northumbria University, Newcastle to hear how degree and higher apprenticeships can strengthen their recruitment strategies.
Newcastle Business School's initiative gives international students greater access to securing work experience, and SMEs the opportunity to bring in new talent.
A Northumberland business has landed the largest contract in its history following a successful partnership project with Northumbria University.
A North East manufacturing firm is set to boost its annual sales turnover by £2.5m in the next three years.
Advanced manufacturing and technology development for the oil and gas industry.
Northumbria University, Newcastle has scooped the Business School of the Year award at this year’s prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.
An extended case study from the Growing Experience report from Northumbria University.
Northumbria University, Newcastle, has announced a formal partnership with Unilever, one of the world’s largest fast-moving consumer goods companies. The move follows a decade of collaboration between Unilever and Northumbria School of Design and corresponds with the launch of the University’s design-led open innovation centre INNOVATE.
Ben chose to complete an Enterprise placement as part of his degree and along with Warren and Harley, has become the University’s most successful placement to date, achieving a turnover in the region of £100k in its first year alone. The business caters to the unique market of young travellers who wish to work abroad by offering working holiday packages to party destinations.
Northumbria University, Newcastle has joined forces with Blyth-based Solar Capture Technologies to develop new concepts for using energy from sunlight.
Northumbria is building a reputation for finding multidisciplinary solutions to problems.
A student of Advertising and Media and co-founder of Giftbro sums up his experience of EVOLV Weekend with Northumbria University and SearchCamp