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Updated 14.01.2021

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Nursing student finds volunteering is just the right medicine


A student who pledged to become a nurse after her father died so others receive…

19 December 2020

A mountainous effort as student Andy trains to tackle Everest


Surviving a severe stroke was just a walk in the park for one intrepid student…

11 November 2020

Leather centre ‘Scrubs Up’ for NHS clothing initiative


Healthcare staff have received many, new clinical scrubs during the pandemic thanks to the work…

15 July 2020

UON’s helping hands during a crisis


From delivering groceries to people in need and coordinating efforts that are supporting vulnerable people's…

1 June 2020

In the news 14 – 20 February 2020


A round-up of mentions in the media of University students and staff during the past…

20 February 2020

Three peaks in four weeks with virtual mountain trek for charity


Intrepid volunteers are being sought to ‘climb every (big) mountain’ in the UK – without…

7 February 2020

Student goes the extra mile and helps homeless man get back on his feet


A local man who had been homeless for several years is now rehoused and on…

11 December 2019

Midwifery graduate is Creating Equalz for girls at risk of FGM


A graduate who created a charity that trains people to spot and support girls at…

11 December 2019

Advent window shows the start of something new with charity


The University highlighted its partnership with a local charity today after the unveiling of a…

6 December 2019

Charity book collection will help local children start new chapters


Children in the town who are overcoming family traumas, illness or bullying will be helped…

13 November 2019

Students’ Children in Need plans are no slumber party


It’s very nearly that time of year again. No, not that time when presents are…

12 November 2019

Researcher uses Fellowship to make local charity more dementia friendly


Two University staff members are looking to increase how dementia friendly a local charity’s staff…

16 October 2019

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