University stories in the news – March 8-14

News Page 14th March 2019

Child Nursing Lecturer in Practice Education Andy Winter appeared on BBC Radio Northampton, with student George Yeend, talking about they decided to become nurses, as part of an interview about the NHS’ recruitment drive to attract more men into nursing. Andy appears 1hr 42 in and George 2hr 40.

Paramedic Science student, Cathy Goldsmith, is hoping her experiences of volunteering in emergency care will inspire others to follow suit. Her story is covered by Ambulance Life.

Northants Chamber has featured the story about our Acting students’ Flash Theatre Festival. It also carried news of our 72 Hour Film Competition and a professional insights event held for our Architectural Technology students.

Two Acting graduates who are going to attempt some wacky world records have been featured in the South London Press.

Ahead of a symposium celebrating the works of writer, James Purdy, Professor Richard Canning, from the Faculty of Education and Humanities spoke to the Guardian.

Listen back to BBC Radio Northampton to hear what happened when pupils Erin & Sophia from a local primary school talked Brexit with Senior Lecturer Kate Ironside – guest appearance from Jacob Rees Mogg. Starts 2hr 20m and 2hr 50m

Shaowei He, Associate Professor in International Business, wrote an article in the leading domestic English media outlet in China – China Daily, on how the world should cope with the technological rise of China.

Kardi Somerfield, our Senior Lecturer in Marketing, was interviewed by ITV Anglia. She tackled the subject of high street loyalty cards.

The University of Northampton welcomed its first cohort to its BA Management Degree Apprenticeship. The students are putting a new spin on ‘earning and learning’. Full article in All Things Business.

Events Management students at the University of Northampton are organising a primary school choir competition to raise money for Northamptonshire charity, the Hope Centre. Full story in the Northants Chamber and the Chronicle and Echo.

Students at the University of Northampton are working with Northamptonshire charity, NorPIP, to deliver its annual fundraising event on Sunday 24 March. Full story in the Northants Chamber.





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