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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 […]

Fashion students have been praised for their professionalism and creativity after overcoming the constraints of lockdown to successfully complete an industry challenge. Second years studying Fashion, Textiles and Footwear & Accessories at the University of Northampton were challenged to come up with a capsule collection for global apparel label manufacturer, ITL Group. ITL produces apparel […]

The thoughts and views of fatherhood from young men who have previously been in care are being sought by a University lecturer. Debbie Kilsby is a Senior Lecturer in Practice Development in the University’s Nursing team and is conducting research for her Doctor of Professional Practice in Health and Social Care. She’s looking to interview young […]

Young refugees and asylum seekers in Northampton have been learning the lingo online during the pandemic thanks to students from the town’s university. In September, the University of Northampton’s Student Action for Refugees (STAR) group began to run weekly English conversation lessons with asylum seekers and refugees at Waterside campus. When the pandemic hit the […]

Creative students from the University of Northampton have overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic to produce some brilliant work in lockdown. The lockdown came just as final year Graphic Communication students were working on the most important project of their three years at university. Being asked to leave campus and to not return wasn’t […]

Lockdown may have closed most of the University of Northampton’s buildings, but one health team remained on call providing a vital, life-saving service for the community. The Podiatry Clinic is situated next door to Northampton General Hospital and doesn’t know the meaning of a ‘quiet day’. During business-as-usual periods, upwards of 100 patients can be […]

NLive Listen again · Shan Wareing 10th June NLive station manager Martin Steers continued his series of interviews with senior members of the University of Northampton, speaking to UON Deputy vice-chancellor Professor Shân Wareing about the challenges of working through lockdown and the return to face to face teaching in September. Professor Wareing told NLive […]


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