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Government-backed mass testing to begin at University to help protect people most at risk over the festive break The University of Northampton – in partnership with the Government – is launching a programme of testing for students without symptoms to reduce the risk of COVID-19 being passed on to loved ones over Christmas. From 30 November, testing will be […]

Vacant student accommodation at the University was once again used for a good cause, recently housing people who had suffered domestic abuse during the pandemic. A small number of empty rooms were used between March and August following referrals from Northamptonshire Police. Those living in them were supported by the police and social workers. In […]

Students in Northamptonshire are being invited to take on Northampton Town FC in an eSports tournament. The University of Northampton is looking for gamers that have experience playing FIFA to compete against the Cobblers’ eSports team. The tournament is being held by the University and the football club to mark the launch of the former’s eSports degree, which […]

The University of Northampton is increasing its support for businesses and organisations to help them survive and thrive beyond the pandemic. Organisations in Northamptonshire can now apply for a grant worth up to £5,000 to develop their business. This is on top of the existing support which the University currently provides in the form of […]

Engineering firms can futureproof the business, upskill the workforce and save money – all thanks to the University of Northampton. The newly launched Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, which is run by the University’s team of industry experts, sees the Government cover the costs of training an apprentice, via its Apprenticeship Levy. Benefits for the employer […]

NLive Listen again · Kathryn Kendon 12 – 08 – 20 Clearing Robert Mullane caught up with the University of Northampton’s Academic Registrar Kathryn Kendon yesterday to talk about A-Level results day and clearing in the time of Coronavirus.

The doctors, nurses and health care assistants working at the Northampton General Hospital’s (NGH) A&E department can now get a scrummy coffee as they work, thanks to a donation of a coffee machine by the University’s Men’s Rugby Union team. As the teams’ dreams of a commemorative kit for the annual Varsity rugby game dwindled, […]

Healthcare staff have received many, new clinical scrubs during the pandemic thanks to the work of University of Northampton’s (UON) leather centre who have been supporting a local charity. Scrubs Up for Northants NHS is a voluntary group that coordinates and supplies non-surgical scrubs for NHS staff in Northamptonshire. So far, the charity has helped make […]

While thousands of Northampton Town fans couldn’t be at Wembley to watch the club’s promotion play off final win, a University of Northampton student and a graduate had passes for the game. The Covid-19 pandemic meant that the Cobblers’ League Two promotion decider against Exeter City, on Monday 29 June, had to be played behind […]

Keeping secondary students on track to further their qualifications and achieve career excellence has continued despite the pandemic for one renamed, rebranded but still committed team. Aspire Higher is the new name for a collaboration between the universities of Northampton, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, under the umbrella of the initiative Uni Connect. Aspire Higher is one of […]


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