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In the news – November 30-December 6

News Page 6th December 2018

This week’s round-up of University stories in the news.

Forbes has dubbed former University of Northampton student, Dan Middleton, became the world’s fourth highest paid YouTube star after making £14.5m in last year from playing video games on camera. Full story on the Mail Online.

The University’s campus partnership with Northants Police was referenced in a feature by University Business on the latest campus security developments across the UK.

Kardi Somerfield, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, featured on BBC Radio Northampton Round Table debate, discussing the positive economic impact the new University campus and students can have on Northampton’s town centre. Listen back here (from 3hr20min)

University of Northampton student and freelance reporter Josephine Boye sat down with Hollywood A-Lister Michael B Jordan. Full story in the Chron & Echo and FE News.

Marc Gummer, senior lecturer from The Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) commented on the use of leather in fashion in a recent article by Fibre2Fashion.

Dr Jieun Ryu, Lecturer in Business Entrepreneurship at the University of Northampton, studies the question of whether it is it really possible for a firm to achieve both ethicality and profitability in a recent blog for The Council Community.

Rebekah Frost, marketing officer at the Northants Chamber, shared her thoughts in a blog after recently giving a speech to undergraduate students in the Tourism and Events Management subjects at the University of Northampton. Full blog can be found here.

Belinda Green, Learning Technologist at the University of Northampton, walked away with Hero of the Year at this years’ Women in IT Excellence awards. Full story in Computing online.

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