Our achievements

Transforming Lives. Inspiring Change.

From award wins to opening a new campus, we have achieved great things at the University of Northampton.

Read about our achievements below.

    • November 2014: Became the first University to have a £231.5 million bond guaranteed by HM Treasury for its brand-new £330m brand-new Waterside Campus.
    • August 2014: Student satisfaction increases to 89% (National Student Survey 2014).
    • June 2014: Maintain top 50 UK university placing in the Guardian University Guide.
    • February 2014: The University is named Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner).
    • January 2014: The brand-new St John’s Hall of Residence was officially opened and was shortlisted in the Best Urban Regeneration Project category of the 2015 Brick Awards.
    • November 2013: Times Higher Education Awards University of the Year (shortlisted) and Business School of the Year (shortlisted).
    • September 2013: Recognised as the highest climbing university in the Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014.
    • June 2013: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Outstanding Leadership and Management Team (shortlisted).
    • June 2013: Recognised as a top 50 UK university and the highest climbing university in the Guardian University Guide 2014.
    • April 2013: Recognised as the highest climbing university in the Complete University Guide 2014.
    • February 2013: Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner).
    • February 2013: Awarded Changemaker Campus status by AshokaU and recognised as number one for social enterprise.
    • November 2012: Times Higher Education Awards Enterpreneurial University of the Year (shortlisted).
    • August 2012: Recognised by HESA as number one for employability amongst full-status universities in England.
    • February 2012: Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner).
    • November 2012: Times Higher Education Awards Enterpreneurial University of the Year (shortlisted).
    • August 2012: Recognised by HESA as number one for employability amongst full-status universities in England.
    • February 2012: Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner).
    • November 2011: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Outstanding International Strategy (shortlisted).
    • August 2012: Recognised by HESA as number one for employability amongst full-status universities in England.
    • February 2012: Midlands Business Awards Most Enterprising University of the Year (winner).
    • November 2011: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Outstanding International Strategy (shortlisted).
    • June 2011: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Outstanding Finance Team (shortlisted).
    • June 2011: Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards Research Management Team (winner).
    • June 2011: HEFCE/UnLtd Champions of Change Recognition Awards Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Enterpreneurship (winner).
    • May 2011: Guardian University Guide – recognised as number one for Value Added.

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