In the News: 19-26 September

Date 26.09.2019

A round-up of mentions of the University of Northampton, students, graduates and staff during the past week.

The Nene Quirer has shone the spotlight on the new home for the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies.

The Chronicle & Echo ran two stories about the centre, a picture tour and a news story, while interviews from the opening ceremony were aired on BBC Northampton’s John Griff show, on Sunday (starts 1h 15m). The BBC website also carried the news.

Our Westminster expert and Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Kate Ironside, was in demand this week.

She appeared on BBC Radio Leicester on Tuesday (starts 50m).

Kate was then on BBC Radio Northampton (starts 1h 12m).

On Wednesday morning, Kate appeared on BBC 3 Counties Radio (starts 1h 5m).

The University of Northampton’s Educational Linguistics team have been helping out a local business support their staff to learn English. The Chamber of Commerce and Northants Life covered the story.

Suzanne McDonald-Walker our legal expert visited the BBC Radio Northampton studios to talk about the Prorogation of Parliament and what (should) happen next following that Supreme Court Judgement earlier in the week. (2hrs10mins)

Psychology lecturer Charlie Dann was part of Helen Blaby’s ‘chat hour’ on BBC Radio Northampton, taking about funny dreams and anxiety. To listen again, she starts at about 9mins in.

The Student Nursing Times Awards 2020 are open for entries and the Nursing Times notes that one of this year’s winners was Will McIlhiney, a University of Northampton Mental Health Nursing student.

First year Paramedic Science graduate Kim Jones was listed as a Miss England finalist in the Daily Star.