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In the news: 25 June-1 July 2021

Date 1.07.2021

Our resident health expert, Dr Steve O’Brien, was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Tuesday, for his weekly chat about coronavirus with presenter Annabel Amos (clips at 1h 11m; 1h 46m; 2h 20m & 2h 43m).

BBC Radio Northampton’s Tim Wheeler, spoke to science rapper, Jon Chase, who was part of our STEAM Northants schools event this week (starts 1h 42m).

Students and staff from the University battled it out in Radio 4’s quiz, The Third Degree, on Monday.

Our Westminster expert, Kate Ironside, was on BBC Three Counties Radio talking about the latest scandal to hit Downing Street – the Matt Hancock affair (starts 2h 8m).

Our TV insider, Brendan Sheppard, was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Friday, for his weekly telly review (starts 1h 40m).

Well done to our student Natasha Finlay, who scooped a Graduate Fashion Week award, as reported by MKFM.

A school photography project masterminded by one of our Illustration students was covered by the Chronicle & Echo.

The Chronicle & Echo has reported on our two students who have secured a six-week internship with a Northampton PR agency.

One of our Law grads has received a promotion at a Daventry law firm, as reported by the Daventry Express.

Northants Life featured our new elite athlete sports scholarship, which is open to students on all undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Occupational Therapy specialist, Nicola Cumbleton, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about the profession, her work in stroke rehab and our degree courses (starts 1h 11m).

FE News covered the launch of our new degree which will set graduates up for a career working in the performing arts.