Professor Simon Denny speaks at a social enterprise seminar in Thailand Friday 17th May 2013 Professor Simon Denny is honoured to have been invited to speak at a seminar called 'A Socially Enterprising University' which was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 17 May 2013. University of Northampton signs another MoU with a university in the Republic of Kazakhstan Thursday 16th May 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to announce that its School of Education has signed another Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a university in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Alumni Dr James Densley visits the University of Northampton to talk about his new book Wednesday 15th May 2013 The University was pleased to welcome back one of its alumni, Dr James Densley, who visited 10 years after graduating to give a talk on his new book, How Gangs Work: An Ethnography of Youth Violence. Fashion Marketing student Robyn Mellows kick-starts her career with international fashion brand, LK Bennett Wednesday 15th May 2013 A Fashion Marketing student from the University of Northampton, who is set to graduate this summer, has already landed a fantastic job with a well known fashion brand. Research students showcase their work in the Annual Research Student Poster Competition Tuesday 14th May 2013 The University of Northampton’s Graduate School hosted its eighth Annual Research Student Poster Competition to give research students of all levels the opportunity to showcase their work. Student Barometer shows positive trends in student satisfaction Tuesday 14th May 2013 The University of Northampton have been recognised for the quality of its staff and lectures in a recent survey of students. Conte to deliver a unique music master class to the University of Northampton Friday 10th May 2013 YouTube sensation Conte will deliver a master class providing students with a unique insight into the opportunities presented by the online revolution that has overtaken the music industry. Two researchers from the University of Northampton present their papers at the University of Zaragoza ‘Acts of Remembrance’ Conference Thursday 9th May 2013 Dr Sonya Andermahr and Dr Larissa Allwork were invited to present their research papers at the University of Zaragoza’s ‘Acts of Remembrance’ conference which took place from 24 to 26 April in Spain. ARC premiers its DVD recording at the Singapore Digital Arts Weeks Wednesday 8th May 2013 ARC, a social enterprise established by the University, has been invited to premier its DVD of composer Peter Maxwell Davies’ Miss Donnithorne’s Maggot, as part of Singapore Digital Arts Weeks. Two of the University of Northampton’s buildings are recognised for their sustainability at this year’s RICS Awards Friday 3rd May 2013 Two of the University buildings have been commended for their commitment to value for money and sustainability in this year’s RICS Awards for for the East Midlands. Three high profile speakers in education research to present at the University of Northampton’s annual PhD Student Research Conference Wednesday 1st May 2013 Professor Mary James, President of the British Educational Research Association (BERA), is one of the keynote speakers presenting at the University of Northampton’s annual Student Research Conference. New scholarship launched in Brazil Wednesday 1st May 2013 On Tuesday 30 April, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Northampton, Nick Petford, launched the Vice-Chancellor’s Santander Universities Scholarship during his trip to Brazil. Students' Union opens campus up to community with a cultural fiesta! Wednesday 1st May 2013 The Students' Union and Student Services have teamed up to welcome members of the local community to Cultural Fiesta, taking place on Saturday 11 May on Park campus! Northampton Business School hosts the Young Enterprise Northamptonshire County Final Innovation Awards Tuesday 30th April 2013 Northampton Business School at the University of Northampton was proud to host the Young Enterprise Northamptonshire County Final Innovation Awards on Tuesday 23 April. Oxford professor discusses the ethics behind carrying out medical research in developing countries Tuesday 30th April 2013 The University of Northampton’s School of Health was pleased to welcome Professor Michael Parker as a guest speaker at Sunley Conference Centre on Thursday 18 April 2013. Green & Black’s Jo Fairly gives words of wisdom to entrepreneurs at the first Network4Corby event Tuesday 30th April 2013 Enterprise4Corby, the free support service delivered by Northampton Business School, was proud to welcome Jo Fairly, co-founder of Green & Black’s to the first Network4Corby event on 24 April. University of Northampton launches the first university-recognised international certificate for teaching assistants in Italy and Romania Tuesday 30th April 2013 The University of Northampton has developed the first university-recognised certificate for teaching assistants working in international schools. Robert Fox talks about his experience reporting on the front line at the Northampton Chronicles Friday 26th April 2013 The University of Northampton was pleased to welcome war reporter, Robert Fox, as the latest guest speaker to the Northampton Chronicles on Thursday 25 April. University of Northampton graduate scores the highest mark in her Police Sergeant Exam Wednesday 24th April 2013 Graduate Rebecca Watson, is getting ahead with her policing career by not only passing the first part of her Sergeant Exam, but by scoring the highest mark in the Northamptonshire Police force. Northampton Business School’s Dr Mairi Watson to find the next young entrepreneur in Northamptonshire Friday 19th April 2013 Dr Mairi Watson, Head of Corporate and Postgraduate Programmes at Northampton Business School , will be joining the judging panel for the Northamptonshire Young Entrepreneur Award 2013. Sir Peter Bazalgette, the man who brought Big Brother to the UK, joins the Northampton Chronicles’ first ever Skype session Friday 19th April 2013 The University of Northampton hosted its very first Skype session this afternoon with Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of the Arts Council and TV producer. Bob Shennan tells the Northampton Chronicles that Ant and Dec would be great presenters on Radio 2! Friday 19th April 2013 The Northampton Chronicles kicked off once again on Thursday 18 April, with the first guest of the new term Bob Shennan, Controller of BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music and the Asian Network. The University of Northampton shows its support for this year’s Virgin London Marathon Thursday 18th April 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to announce that it will be supporting this year’s Virgin London Marathon in more ways than one! The University of Northampton shortlisted in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2013 Thursday 18th April 2013 The University of Northampton is proud to have been shortlisted for the Outstanding Leadership and Management Team category of the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2013. Crimestoppers launches campaign to warn University of Northampton students about the dangers of becoming a ‘Money Mule’ Thursday 18th April 2013 Crimestoppers has today launched a campaign at the University to raise awareness amongst students about the dangers of being conned by fraudsters lure them into illegal money laundering activities. The University of Northampton and St Andrew’s Healthcare extend their groundbreaking academic partnership Wednesday 17th April 2013 A new Northampton-based initiative to deliver international standards of innovative specialist mental health research represents an investment of over £200,000. The University of Northampton’s Social Enterprise Research Group presents its research papers in Prague Wednesday 17th April 2013 The University's Social Enterprise Research Group attended the 17th Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) in Prague to present three research papers. The University of Northampton opens a new state-of-the-art thermo-fluids laboratory Monday 15th April 2013 The School of Science & Technology is delighted to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art thermo-fluid laboratory, at a cost of nearly a quarter of a million pounds. Nominations for honorary degrees for 2014 are now open Thursday 11th April 2013 The University of Northampton’s award ceremonies are occasions to celebrate the achievements of our students, and nominations for honorary degrees for eminent individuals are now open. Northamptonshire Police transfers its training to the University of Northampton Thursday 11th April 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to announce that it has partnered up with Northamptonshire Police and will be delivering full training to detectives and student officers. Success for Coco Careers as it continues to improve graduate employability Thursday 11th April 2013 The month of March has been reported as a bumper month for graduates securing job roles through Coco Careers, the University's social enterprise initiative focused on improving graduate employability. The Northampton Chronicles returns with more high profile guests in media and broadcasting Thursday 11th April 2013 The Northampton Chronicles kicks off again next week, with Bob Shennan, Controller of BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 6 Music coming in to talk about his role across both the networks on Thursday 18 April. New art shop turns heads at Avenue Campus! Wednesday 10th April 2013 The School of The Arts at the University of Northampton is delighted to announce that The Art Shop will officially open on Avenue Campus on Monday 15 April. Three social entrepreneurs, supported by the University’s Enterprise Club, win further investment for their businesses Wednesday 3rd April 2013 Three social entrepreneurs, who have received support and funding from the University of Northampton’s Enterprise Club, have all received further investment after pitching their business concepts to a panel of judges at the Social Investment Conference. University of Northampton’s Fashion Marketing students successfully hosted a fashion show in aid of Graduate Fashion Week Thursday 28th March 2013 Fashion Marketing students from the University of Northampton successfully hosted a sweet and sugar filled fashion show, which took place on the evening of 26 March at Balestra Bar in Northampton. Leading Indonesian Professors visit the University of Northampton Thursday 28th March 2013 The University of Northampton has welcomed seven Professors from Indonesia for a two-week Leadership training programme at the University. The University of Northampton partners with Northampton Saints Wednesday 27th March 2013 Northampton Saints today announced a brand new long-term Elite Sponsorship with the University of Northampton. The University of Northampton showcases its work in Leather Technology at the Asia Pacific Leather Fair in Hong Kong Wednesday 27th March 2013 The University of Northampton and the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) has once again had a strong presence at the annual Asia Pacific Leather Fair in Hong Kong. ‘China’s Forgotten Kingdom’ exhibition is officially launched at the University of Northampton Tuesday 26th March 2013 The first exhibition of Naxi artwork in the UK was officially launched at the University of Northampton on Thursday 21 March 2013, by the School of the Arts. Northampton Business School partners with three prestigious Vietnamese universities to deliver its new MBA course Monday 25th March 2013 NBS has achieved a global first by becoming the first university to cement a partnership with three top ranking universities in Vietnam to undertake joint delivery of its new MBA course. University of Northampton Hosts First Ever Graduation Ceremony In Hong Kong Monday 25th March 2013 The University of Northampton hosted the first ever graduation ceremony for 25 Hong Kong based BA (Honours) Business & Management distance learning students. Footwear experts gathered at the University of Northampton for the World at Your Feet Footwear Conference Friday 22nd March 2013 Northampton celebrated its shoe making heritage by hosting the World at Your Feet Footwear Conference, which took place at the University of Northampton on 20 and 21 March 2013. Northampton Town Football Club and the University of Northampton announce major new partnership Thursday 21st March 2013 Northampton Town Football Club and the University of Northampton are delighted to announce a major new partnership. University of Northampton Students' Union announces first International President Thursday 21st March 2013 Chinese student Xihui Chen achieved a landslide victory in last week's UN Student Union Presidential Election, making her the first International student to achieve the position. School of The Arts study visit to Milan Wednesday 20th March 2013 Mr Friedemann Schaber, Senior Lecturer Arts & Design, recently led a study visit of undergraduate Interior and Product Design students to design destinations in Milan. CoHaB Consortium to visit the University of Northampton Tuesday 19th March 2013 The University of Northampton is proud host the Marie Curie Actions Initial Training Network, Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB) Consortium. University of Northampton partners up with UnLtd to host a conference aimed at helping social entrepreneurs Tuesday 19th March 2013 The University of Northampton has partnered up with UnLtd - the UK’s largest provider of support social entrepreneurs – to host an engaging and interactive Social Investment conference. NBS Students to compete in UK finals of Nielsen Business Case competition Tuesday 19th March 2013 Representatives from Nielsen, the global Market Research company, visited Northampton Business School on Friday 15 March to give students an overview of their Business Case Competition. Financial planning expert visits Northampton Business School Tuesday 19th March 2013 A UK leading financial planner and partner at Bloomsbury Wealth Management, Jason Butler, visited Northampton Business School on 13 March as a guest speaker. Teenage girls visit the University of Northampton to find out more about careers in science, technology, maths and engineering Friday 15th March 2013 The School of Science and Technology celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting a day of speakers and workshops for 74 14 and 15-year-old girls from schools across Northamptonshire on 6 March. Former Head of Major Events at BBC Sports talks Olympics at the Northampton Chronicles Friday 15th March 2013 The latest big name to take part in the Northampton Chronicles was the former Head of Major Events at BBC Sports, Dave Gordon, who visited the University of Northampton on Friday 15 March. Journalism student produces radio piece on late night alcohol restriction Thursday 14th March 2013 Vishalene Sivaraman, a third year Journalism student at the University of Northampton has produced a radio piece discussing a late night alcohol restriction in the town centre. Dave Gordon, Mr ‘BBC London 2012 Olympics’ is the next guest at the Northampton Chronicles Thursday 14th March 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to welcome Dave Gordon, Executive Editor of BBC Olympics, as the next guest speaking at the Northampton Chronicles on Friday 15 March. UN Student Highly Commended in NUS International Student of the Year Awards Thursday 14th March 2013 University of Northampton Student, Xihui "Haviour" Chen came Highly Commended in last week's NUS International Student of the Year Award. Enterprise Inc wants you! Tuesday 12th March 2013 Do you have a sound business idea, but are not sure what your next step should be? The University of Northampton’s Enterprise Inc scheme could help you start your business. Best foot forward for the University of Northampton’s Podiatry Clinic Tuesday 12th March 2013 The School of Health hosted an afternoon tea on 12 March to celebrate and showcase the upgrade to learning and teaching facilities and diagnostic equipment at its Podiatry Clinic. Scriptwriting and Acting students and staff collaborate on radio drama for local radio Tuesday 12th March 2013 Staff and students from the University of Northampton recently worked together to produce a professional level radio drama for Inspiration FM to air between 11 and 15 March. University’s Events Management Students successfully organise a gala dinner in aid of the Northampton Hope Centre Tuesday 12th March 2013 The University of Northampton’s Park Campus restaurant was transformed on the evening of Saturday 2 March for a Michelin star standard black tie gala dinner in aid of the Northampton Hope Centre. No Smoking Day on Wednesday 13 March: info on quitting available in Library foyer Tuesday 12th March 2013 If you're looking to stop smoking, come along to the Park library foyer on Wednesday 13 March between 10 - 3pm for information about the health benefits and financial implications of quitting. Graduate Jon Finn shares his expertise in sports psychology Monday 11th March 2013 Sport and Health Studies graduate Jon Finn visited the University of Northampton this week to deliver practical and theoretical psychology sessions to Sport Psychology staff and students. Natasha Da Silva talks about her award winning radio broadcast documentary at the Northampton Chronicles Monday 11th March 2013 The University of Northampton was pleased to welcome Natasha Da Silva as the latest guest taking part in the Northampton Chronicles on Friday 8 March. High profile names join the first Northampton Chronicles Conference to talk about the future of journalism Monday 11th March 2013 The first journalism conference of the Northampton Chronicles was held on Thursday March 7, with high profile names from the industry spoke to a vast audience about ‘the future of journalism.’ Events Management students hear how to run events the ‘Harrods Way’ Friday 8th March 2013 Students from the University of Northampton’s Events Management BA course today heard from Simon Wright, Events Consultant for iconic English brand Harrods. Delegates from 14 countries attend UN social enterprise conference Thursday 7th March 2013 Over 250 people from 14 countries were at Kettering Conference Centre on 4 and 5 March for the University’s major conference of 2013, ‘Growing Successful Social Enterprise: Lessons and Opportunities’. University of Northampton gives an insight into its student experience at the London UCAS Fair Thursday 7th March 2013 The University of Northampton’s UK Schools and Colleges Engagement team attended the London UCAS Fair – a three-day event that took place at London Olympia from 27 February to 1 March. The Dialogue Cafe to host the Global Innovation Academy workshop focusing on youth unemployment Wednesday 6th March 2013 The University of Northampton is working with the Global Innovation Academy to present an immersive two-day practical workshop on 20 and 21 March. Ngoni Chikwenengere awarded the Maggie Barwell Scholarship for Fashion Wednesday 6th March 2013 The University of Northampton’s School of The Arts is pleased to announce that Ngoni Chikwenengere has been awarded the Maggie Barwell Scholarship for Fashion. University of Northampton graduate showcases her footwear collection in Selfridges Wednesday 6th March 2013 Shoe designer and University of Northampton graduate, Kerrie Luft, has had the opportunity to showcase her footwear collection at the iconic Selfridges store during London Fashion Week. Dr Kimber speaks at Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution Lecture Tuesday 5th March 2013 Dr Gerri Kimber, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton will speak at the prestigious Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution on Monday 18 March. Andrew Marr’s Editor, Barney Jones, joins the conversation at the Northampton Chronicles Friday 1st March 2013 Barney Jones, Editor of the Andrew Marr Show, was the latest guest to join John Mair in conversation at the Northampton Chronicles on Thursday 28 February 2013. Fashion students from the University of Northampton awarded scholarships from the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers Friday 1st March 2013 Four Footwear students have each been awarded a scholarship of £1,500 from the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers, which aims to promote the profile of shoe education and industry in the UK. The University of Northampton hosts the Midlands Allied Health Profession Research networking event Friday 1st March 2013 Around 60 health professionals from the Midlands region attended a clinical research networking event, which was hosted by the School of Health on Thursday 28 February. Northampton-bred journalist Matthew Engel joins the Chronicles conversation Thursday 28th February 2013 Financial Times columnist, Matthew Engel spoke to students on 27 February, in a special Northampton Chronicles session. Textiles for Fashion student becomes BFTA design competition finalist Thursday 28th February 2013 Third year Textiles for Fashion student Emma Parker has made it to the finals of the British Fur Trade Association design competition. Changemaker Campus event: Communities and the Big Society lecture series Thursday 28th February 2013 As part of the Changemaker Campus launch, the University of Northampton will be hosting two public lectures on the subject of communities and the big society. Rev Richard Coles to deliver the Multi-Faith Chaplaincy’s Spring Public Lecture Wednesday 27th February 2013 The Multi-Faith Chaplaincy is hosting its Spring Public Lecture: Servant of Two Masters, which will focus on the perils and opportunities of working in both the church and the media on Monday 4 March. The University of Northampton to host the World at Your Feet Footwear Conference Wednesday 27th February 2013 Northampton is to celebrate its shoe making heritage, with the two-day World at Your Feet Footwear Conference taking place at the University of Northampton on 20 and 21 March 2013. Exclusive Silverstone Race Maker opportunity announced for University of Northampton students Wednesday 27th February 2013 Students at the University of Northampton have been given an exclusive opportunity to apply to be Race Makers at the legendary Silverstone circuit this summer. Chris Oakley makes his Northampton Chronicles debut! Friday 22nd February 2013 Media mogul, Chris Oakley, inadvertently started a debate on Twitter during his conversation with John Mair at the Northampton Chronicles on 22 February. University of Northampton lecturer takes part in The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival Friday 22nd February 2013 Dr Gerri Kimber will look at the life and legacy of writer Katherine Mansfield during the 2013 Oxford Literary Festival. Lecturer from the University of Northampton to launch his new book on the Leveson Inquiry Wednesday 20th February 2013 John Mair, Leader for Journalism and Broadcast, and one of the best known names in journalism education, is to launch his new edited collection based on the Leveson Inquiry in London on 26 February. The University of Northampton lays down the foundations of a strategic partnership with the University of Babylon Wednesday 20th February 2013 The University of Northampton’s School of Science and Technology was pleased to welcome visitors from the University of Babylon in Iraq. Prestigious finance expert, Justin Urquhart Stewart, visits Northampton Business School Wednesday 20th February 2013 Students at NBS were privileged to be in the presence of a prestigious finance expert, when Justin Urquhart Stewart visited the University to give two separate guest lectures. Goalball taster session open to everyone, including the visually impaired Wednesday 20th February 2013 The aim of this free session is to help recruit new players, coaches, and volunteers that can help develop the club when it starts regular training sessions in March. Careers in the Leather Industry: From Hide To High Street (Employability & Skills Week) Wednesday 20th February 2013 As part of Employability & Skills Week, there will be a From Hide To High Street exhibition taking place on Wednesday 27 February in Rockingham Library Foyer at Park Campus. Students arrange Charity Zumbathon in aid of Adoption UK Tuesday 19th February 2013 BA Events Management students have arranged a Zumba marathon in aid of Adoption UK, taking place on Saturday 23 February. Exhibitors confirmed for part time jobs fair (Employability & Skills Week) Tuesday 19th February 2013 Organisations including Avon Cosmetics, Nationwide Building Society and The Parks Trust will exhibit to students as part of Employability & Skills Week. Timetable of events announced for Employability & Skills Week Tuesday 19th February 2013 There's a packed timetable of events across both campuses during Employability & Skills week: find out how to stand out from the crowd! Notice of Roadworks near Park Campus Friday 15th February 2013 Please be aware that from Monday the 18 February there will be roadworks taking place on Boughton Green Road, in the vicinity of Park Campus. Fiona Chesterton talks commissioning at the latest Northampton Chronicles Friday 15th February 2013 Former Commissioning Editor, Fiona Chesterton, was the latest guest to join the conversation at the Northampton Chronicles on Thursday 14 February. Students warned over payday loan risks Wednesday 13th February 2013 Students are being warned of the risks of taking out payday loans, as part of a campaign being led by the University of Northampton and the Students’ Union this week. The student-led ‘Stick it Stole it’ campaign has been officially launched Wednesday 13th February 2013 The student-led campaign ‘Stick it Stole it’ was officially launched on Monday and has been running throughout the week to raise awareness of the theft of personal items, such as laptops and mobiles. Social enterprise venture aimed at building resilience in young people with hearing disabilities is launched in Northampton Wednesday 13th February 2013 A social enterprise venture, supported by the University of Northampton, to improve the physical and mental health of young people with hearing disabilities through adventure sports has been launched. University of Northampton professor invited to contribute social enterprise legislation review Wednesday 13th February 2013 Professor Simon Denny has been asked to join the Department of Business Innovation and Skills technical panel to consider the way that community interest companies are governed. University of Northampton give three honorary awards at Winter Graduations Tuesday 12th February 2013 Nearly 900 University of Northampton students attended the Winter Graduations over the weekend of 9 and 10 February. Joining the students were three honorands who received accolades. Santander sponsors Balloon Kenya programme 2013 Wednesday 6th February 2013 Following the success of last year’s Balloon Kenya programme, a joint initiative between the University and the award winning social enterprise Balloon Kenya, we're delighted to launch it for 2013. Fiona Chesterton invited as the next Northampton Chronicles guest Wednesday 6th February 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to welcome Fiona Chesterton, Director of TV at Skillset, as the next guest to join the conversation at the Northampton Chronicles on Thursday 14 February. Radio legend Jo Whiley opens University radio studio Wednesday 6th February 2013 The University of Northampton was proud to welcome BBC Radio 2 DJ and TV presenter Jo Whiley to Avenue Campus on Tuesday 5 February. Midlands Enterprising University of the Year for the second year running Tuesday 5th February 2013 The University of Northampton has been named as the Midlands Enterprising University of the Year for the second year at a recent awards ceremony. Valentine's pop-up market being held at Park campus Monday 4th February 2013 A Valentine's pop-up market will be held at Park campus on Thursday 7 February. STEM workshop on public engagement, with added dinosaurs Monday 4th February 2013 All staff and students with an interest in public engagement of STEM subjects are invited to a workshop on Friday 8 February, entitled Enhancing STEM Academics' Public Engagement Skills. Olympics organiser gives lecture to Events Management students Sunday 3rd February 2013 Rebecca Leach, who worked as a Venue Manager during the London 2012 Olympics, has visited the University to give a guest lecture to final year Events Management, Tourism and Sports Marketing students. Designer, Melanie Porter talks all things hand-knitted to Fashion Marketing students Friday 1st February 2013 First year BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing students had an insight into hand knitting, restoration and upholstering when designer Melanie Porter visited the University of Northampton on Friday 1 February. Acting students and Henry vacuum cleaner teach primary school pupils Friday 1st February 2013 Three third year students from the University of Northampton’s BA Acting course have performed for children at Hopping Hill Primary School with a little help from three friendly-faced vacuum cleaners. Students launch ‘Stick it Stole it’ campaign in a bid to reduce crime Friday 1st February 2013 Students from the University of Northampton have joined a pilot campaign with national crime-fighting charity, Crimestoppers, to help fellow students avoid being the victims of crime. Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, talks to students about social enterprise Friday 1st February 2013 Barry Sheerman, a long-standing MP for Huddersfield and a social entrepreneur, visited the University of Northampton’s Enterprise Club on 31 January to talk to students about social enterprise. Business and Finance students invited to Northamptonshire Institute of Directors event Friday 1st February 2013 Business Finance Re-Engineered is the theme of an Institute of Directors (IoD) event to help Northamptonshire businesses maximise on the financial help they can receive from banks. Things are hotting up for Northampton Business School Friday 1st February 2013 Graduate Ben Rogers was inspired by the way advertising agency Leo Burnett created a graduate incubator agency, building on this idea he approached the Northampton Business School. University of Northampton students set for the stage Wednesday 30th January 2013 Students from the University of Northampton are set to perform dramatic interpretations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night at the Royal & Derngate Theatre. Former Radio 1 boss Matthew Bannister to speak at the Northampton Chronicles Wednesday 30th January 2013 BBC Radio 1’s former controller, Matthew Bannister will be visiting the University of Northampton next Thursday (7 February) to take part in the Northampton Chronicles. Radio star Jo Whiley to visit University of Northampton Wednesday 30th January 2013 The University of Northampton is proud to welcome BBC Radio 2 DJ and TV presenter Jo Whiley to Avenue Campus on Tuesday 5 February. Northampton Students' Union Radio Station set to launch Monday 28th January 2013 The University of Northampton Students’ Union radio station, NURadio, has been officially named ‘the Andrew Collins Radio station’ ahead of its launch on Monday 4 February. Northampton local and BBC Sports Correspondent, Dan Roan joins the conversation at the latest Northampton Chronicles Friday 25th January 2013 BBC Sports Correspondent and local boy Dan Roan returned to his roots yesterday (24 January) when he was the latest high profile name in journalism to participate in the Northampton Chronicles. Anglia TV unearth China’s Forgotten Kingdom at the University of Northampton Friday 25th January 2013 This week Anglia TV visited the University of Northampton to film staff and students talking about their trip to China for a documentary. Holocaust survivor silences a packed lecture theatre at the University of Northampton Friday 25th January 2013 Dr Martin Stern and Professor Aristotle Kallis helped the University commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on Thursday 24 January. Two alumni students return to the University for Subject Futures Week Thursday 24th January 2013 Subject Futures Week kicked off this week, with a number of high profile names in the arts and creative industries visiting the School of The Arts, including two of the University’s alumni students. Miss Moneypenny proves to be a big hit with the students at the University of Northampton Thursday 24th January 2013 Students found themselves in the presence of acting royalty on the evening of Wednesday 23 January, with former James Bond actress, Samantha Bond, giving a talk about her extensive career. Major sponsorship deals for Northampton conference Wednesday 23rd January 2013 300 social entrepreneurs, policy makers and academics from the UK and the EU are coming to Northamptonshire for our 'Growing Successful Social Enterprise' Conference The University of Northampton hosts Big Issue founder Wednesday 23rd January 2013 John Bird, founder of The Big Issue today (22 January), spoke to students at the University of Northampton at an event organised by the University’s Enterprise Club. See the Northampton Saints vs Gloucester for only £10 Wednesday 23rd January 2013 With home support as vital to the team’s efforts as ever, the Saints are offering The University of Northampton staff and students the chance to see the action for just £10. The gloves are off for the elite boxers of the East Midlands Tuesday 22nd January 2013 All eyes will be on Royal & Derngate on Saturday 2 February for the 'Senior ABAE Open Class Championship’ East Midlands regional round, where the region’s top boxers will go head to head. Northampton Chronicles welcome Julian Worricker to University Friday 18th January 2013 The Northampton Chronicles kicked off again this week with a talk from Julian Worricker, presenter for the BBC News channel, ‘You and Yours’ on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service. Students wanted for Library and Learning Services Advisory Panel Friday 18th January 2013 As part of our commitment to meeting the real needs of students, we want to recruit advisors to sit on a new Library and Learning Services Advisory Panel. Love in the Library: find love on campus! Friday 18th January 2013 Following on from last year's hugely successful 'Love in the Library' display, libraries at both campus' are ready for some (written) public displays of affection. University students exhibit work at Collective Collaborations Wednesday 16th January 2013 Several University of Northampton Fine Art students are running an exhibition entitled Semblance at the Collective Collaborations Gallery in Northampton town centre. Two big names in journalism join the University of Northampton Wednesday 16th January 2013 The University of Northampton is pleased to announce that two big names in journalism and broadcasting, John Mair and Kate Williams, have recently joined its School of Arts. Miss Moneypenny is among a number of high profile names to visit the University of Northampton during Subject Futures Week Wednesday 16th January 2013 Former James Bond actress, Samantha Bond, is one of a number of high profile names in the arts and creative industries to visit the University of Northampton during Subject Futures Week. The University of Northampton becomes the university partner for delivering waste management education in Kenya Wednesday 16th January 2013 The University of Northampton has become the university partner in Kenya to deliver training in waste management education, after signing two MoUs with the Government of Kenya. University invites students, staff and public to free Holocaust Memorial Day event Wednesday 16th January 2013 To mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2013, the University of Northampton will once again play host to one of the largest educational and commemorative gatherings in Britain. Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the University! Tuesday 15th January 2013 The Chinese Students & Scholars Association (CSSA) Northampton invite you to join a special gala event to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Midwifery lecturers shortlisted for Royal College of Midwives award Tuesday 15th January 2013 Senior midwifery lecturers, Karen Hatch and Christine Rospopa have been shortlisted for a Royal College of Midwives award. Recycling rate showing positive trend at the University of Northampton Tuesday 15th January 2013 The University of Northampton is widely recognised as the Centre of Excellence for Wastes Management education and research in the United Kingdom. Be part of an East African adventure Monday 14th January 2013 A team of volunteers from the University of Northampton will be going to Uganda to build a community playground in June 2013. Santander Internships Opportunities Thursday 10th January 2013 Santander Universities UK are offering three paid internship positions in their Universities team to students at the University of Northampton. 'Lock it or Lose it' bike marking events Thursday 10th January 2013 Free bike marking events will be taking place at Park and Avenue campus on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 January as part of the ‘Lock it or Lose it’ campaign. The National Student Survey 2013 is now live Wednesday 9th January 2013 Calling all undergraduates! The National Student Survey (NSS) 2013 is now live. Working to become a Changemaker Campus Tuesday 8th January 2013 Michele Leaman from AshokaU visited the University of Northampton on 20th December, as part of the bid for the University to be designated as a Changemaker Campus. Experts gather to discuss the potential future of Garden Cities in the English Midlands Friday 21st December 2012 ‘Garden Cities for Tomorrow: A Challenge for the English Midlands’ was organised by the Collaborative Centre for the Built Environment (CCBE) and held at Moulton College on Tuesday 18th December. University signs its second MoU with the oldest university in the Republic of Kazakhstan Friday 21st December 2012 The University of Northampton is pleased to announce that its School of Education has signed its second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Kazakhstan. Vice Chancellor attends a ground breaking ceremony at Silverstone Circuit Friday 21st December 2012 Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford, attended a ground-breaking ceremony at Silverstone Circuit to celebrate the start of the building work on a new £10 million University Technical College (UTC). Parking Enforcement on Campus Friday 21st December 2012 In order to promote considerate parking and maintain access for emergency vehicles, car parking and access roadways at Avenue Campus and Park Campus are monitored by University Security. Dr Kostas Gkatzionis discovers the source of blue cheese’s aroma Wednesday 19th December 2012 Dr Kostas Gkatzionis, a researcher in the School of Health has teamed up with researchers at the University of Nottingham; to pinpoint what exactly it is that boosts the aroma of blue cheese. Northampton Chronicles Wednesday 19th December 2012 The Northampton Chronicles series continued on Thursday (13 December) with conversations between 'One Rogue Reporter' Rich Peppiatt and John Mair, UN Head of Broadcast Journalism. Uno Buses Official Launch Thursday 13th December 2012 Uno buses (Northampton) Ltd was officially launched this week in a joint venture with the University of Hertfordshire. Vice Chancellor Professor Nick Petford was joined by Professor Quintin McKellar CBE, University of Hertfordshire Vice Chancellor at the ribbon cutting ceremony along with Tony Ciaburro Director for Environment, Development and Transport at Northamptonshire County Council and representatives from both Universities. Supporters Celebration Event Thursday 13th December 2012 The University of Northampton invited its donors and supporters to a celebration event held at the Northampton Museum & Art Gallery on Tuesday (11 December). Media statement: Transact Security Induction Training Day Thursday 13th December 2012 The University of Northampton has officially confirmed that it has no knowledge of an induction course hosted by Transact Security that claims their training sessions are being held at either campus. John Butler Scholars Welcomed Monday 10th December 2012 An induction day was held last week for students enrolled for distance learning on the Certificate in Cleaning Management and Certificate in Infection Control courses. BBC's Mark Lawson Stars in Northampton Chronicles Friday 7th December 2012 The Northampton Chronicles continued this week with conversations between Kate Williams, Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Broadcast Journalism and Mark Lawson, BBC Radio 4 presenter and Guardian journalist. Park Restaurant Early Closures Friday 30th November 2012 The Park Restaurant will be closing early on the following dates in preparation for University events University Hosts DSA & Assistive Technology Roadshow Friday 30th November 2012 This week The University of Northampton Assessment Centre has been running a road show event to promote support services available to students and to encourage them to claim support that is available. Globetrotting Students at The University of Northampton Thursday 29th November 2012 Students at The University of Northampton take part in unique international travel opportunities. University Signs New Zealand Partnership Thursday 29th November 2012 Northampton Business School links with New Zealand were progressed this week with the official visit of a representative from a consortium of education providers. Northampton Chronicles Continues Monday 26th November 2012 UN Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford featured in the Northampton Chronicles series last week. £330m University Development Agreed Friday 23rd November 2012 A landmark deal has been agreed that could see the University of Northampton move to a new £330m campus in Northampton Town Centre. Art Articulated Thursday 22nd November 2012 The second in the Articulation guest lecture series took place on Tuesday (20th November). Were you a child translator for your family? Wednesday 21st November 2012 Were you a child translator for your family? Did you ever translate at school? If so, your views and experiences of translating in school will help us write a guide for teachers. NORTHAMPTON CHRONICLES Thursday 8th November 2012 A new series of conversational events, The Northampton Chronicles attract big names in media and broadcasting to The University of Northampton. Santander campus branch celebrates birthday upgrade Monday 5th November 2012 Luis Juste, Director of Santander Universities UK joined Vice Chancellor Professor Nick Petford in opening the new Santander branch facilities at Park Campus. Inaugural Lecture by Professor Jorg Huber Friday 26th October 2012 Jorg Huber, Professor of Behavioural Health Sciences at The University of Northampton has presented his Inaugural Lecture. University of Northampton support for new Innovation Cube Monday 16th July 2012 A landmark glass building in the heart of the new Northampton Enterprise Zone could be part funded and fully operated by The University of Northampton. University of Northampton fashion first at Silverstone Friday 25th May 2012 The University of Northampton’s School of The Arts celebrated the achievements of final year Fashion & Textiles students in its annual Graduate Fashion Show. Centre for Community Volunteering February e-news 2012 Wednesday 22nd February 2012 Centre for Community Volunteering February e-news 2012 Your opinion counts - have your say Wednesday 15th February 2012 Student survey: Your opinion counts - have your say Acting students go to war in BBC’s Birdsong Tuesday 24th January 2012 BA Acting students from The University of Northampton's School of the Arts will voice characters in a two-part BBC TV dramatisation of Sebastian Faulks' First World War novel ‘Birdsong’.