The University of Northampton is situated in the heart of England and offers various subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The University is globally
renowned in subject specialisms such as Wastes Management, Leather Technology
In 2012 we were recognised as England's No 1 University for employability* and as part of the University's new strategy, we aim to be the top
university in the UK for social enterprise by 2015. Our social
enterprise strategy is based on a desire to be distinctive,
forward-thinking and responsible.
Our strategy is unique; we are the only university taking an
institutional and holistic approach integrating social enterprise into
our student offer, into teaching and learning and research, and working
with local authorities, businesses and the wider community, to deliver
improvements to Northamptonshire.
* Source: HESA Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE)
Survey 2010/11. July 2012, compared to full university status HEI's for
full time study first Undergraduate degree leavers.