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A University academic is juggling daily lecturing duties and his own research with volunteering to support local hospital colleagues tackling the pandemic. David Young is a Lecturer in Molecular Bioscience, but for the past two weeks has been slightly busier than usual. Whilst continuing to give lectures and support his students online, he is also […]

Students from the University of Northampton have given their CVs a boost after producing professional promo videos for an established county business and a leading European bank. Islip-based Zephyr, which designs promotional banners, flags and display material, approached the University to see if some students could produce a video of one of its installation jobs. […]

NLive station manager Martin Steers continued his series of interviews with senior members of the University of Northampton yesterday, speaking to Dr Jacob Saranga Dean- Faculty of Health, Education and Society about teaching clinical skills from home, and staff and students joining the front line. Dr Saranga and The University of Northampton are closely linked […]

A student who conquered recovery after a life-changing accident is fulfilling a dream to put something back into the health service. Andy Jay – originally from Hertfordshire and now living in Leighton Buzzard – is in the final year of his degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Northampton. But the allied health profession is […]

A kind-hearted criminologist from the University of Northampton has donated £450 worth of food vouchers to help support fellow students in need. First-year Criminology Student, Ben Eva, 32, who lives in Milton Keynes, quickly realised that many of his fellow first year students, who had not been able to get home at the start of […]

NLive Radio caught up with Gemma Lovegrove the President of the University of Northampton Students’ Union as part of our Covid19 series speaking to senior members of the University. She explained the support that has been made available to Students at the University, and praised the University with their response to the lock down and […]

Becky Bradshaw joined Station Manager Martin Steers to discuss what the University is doing to support the local community of Northampton. From providing free parking for NHS staff, accommodation for health workers and loaning lab equipment, the University is doing what it can for those in and around the town. There have also been over […]

More than 200 nursing students have answered the government’s call to step up and help the health service by offering extra people hours to fight the coronavirus pandemic. 212 third and second year students from all four nursing fields have opted in to take Clinical Extended Placements. This means third year students in the final […]

Students who have lived in care will feel more at home during their first year at the University of Northampton, thanks to a new housing bursary. The Care Leavers Accommodation Award is open to 50 full-time undergraduate students who have been in care. Those who meet all of the eligibility criteria can apply for a […]

Professor Shân Wareing the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton was interviewed by Station Manager Martin Steers on the 1st of April, both working from home. Shân discussed the Universities response to the shutdown and how they are working to support students, in particular changes to academic regulations, learning and teaching and assessments. […]

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