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New year’s resolutions. Why not now?


A New Year’s resolution is a tradition where we resolve to accomplish a personal goal, or improve our lifestyle or behaviour, on the first day of January. However first-year student,…

8 December 2023

A journey of growth as an international student in Northampton


Starting a degree as an international student in the UK can have its challenges, but for MA TESOL student, Anh, it has been a time of growth and development.

22 November 2023

From Learning Disability Nurse to Health Visitor: Navigating Career Paths in Nursing


Lauretta Ofulue tells us about what becoming a learning disability nurse means to her, and her post-UON life and career as a health visitor

22 November 2023

The amazing opportunities I’ve been given as a Fashion Marketing & Promotion student


First-year Fashion Marketing & Promotion student, Maisie Hunt, describes her first experience of the glamour of the fashion world when she took the opportunity to work at London’s African Fashion…

20 November 2023

Five tips for making your room in Halls feel like home


Living in University accommodation? First-year student Alex shares her five top tips for making your room in halls of residence feel like home.

19 November 2023

Empowering Futures: UON Graduate School’s Comprehensive Biannual Induction for Postgraduate Researchers


In October and March the Graduate School runs a mandatory 4-day postgraduate researcher (PGR) induction on campus at Waterside. This October we welcomed 31 new PGRs, who are now studying…

17 November 2023

Advanced Practice Week 2023: What Is It?


At Northampton we recently celebrated Advanced Practice Week which is a collaborative week to share best practice and learnings within many fields of the NHS.

16 November 2023

Stand out from the crowd with these employability tips


Stand out the crowd and impress employers with these tips and tricks to whether you’re applying for an internship, work placement or your dream graduate job.

15 November 2023

My fondest memory as an International student at University


Many memories are made at university, but for international student, Emily, it was joining a society that became her most treasured memory and helped her to feel at home.

14 November 2023

From Nursery to University: My Journey of Overcoming Challenges to Pursue my Passion


Jessica Jade Maxey has just embarked on a very scary but exciting journey in becoming a mature student. Jessica had to change her job and fit her life around this…

13 November 2023

“But I can’t sing!!” The importance of nursery rhymes when working with children


For World Nursery Rhyme week, lecturers and students on the Early Childhood Studies course share their thoughts on why we need nursery rhymes and how these can be used to…

9 November 2023

What Black Heritage Means to Me


We’ve recently celebrated Black History month here at UON, and we got to thinking what does Black heritage mean to individual students?

6 November 2023