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Newcastle University Business School joins the elite ranks of 124 schools worldwide with EQUIS accreditation, which identifies the world's leading centres for business and management training.
A review and multimedia archive of Convocation Weekend, 18–19 June 2010 – the highlight of our alumni events calendar
Dr Robin Toop (MB BS 1970) recounts the exploits of his classmates during their 40-year reunion on 25–27 June 2010.
The Union Society's Memorabilia Shop has a hoard of nostalgic goodies which you can buy online, plus you can get Alumni Association branded gifts directly from the alumni office.
An £8 million refurbishment of the Students’ Union, which began in November 2010, is promising to transform the interior of one of the University’s most iconic buildings and significantly improve services for students.
AlumNews chats to champion Cambridge rowers Henry Pelly and Fred Gill, two Boat Club alumni whose next stop could be the 2012 Olympics. (From AlumNews, May 2010)
Aimee Philipson reviews the Courier and NSR's inaugural Student Media Awards on 4 May, which finally gave Newcastle's student journalists and presenters the recognition they deserve. (From AlumNews, May 2010)
Annual Fund Officer Ben Wilson looks back over a successful Phonathon campaign, which has raised almost £300,000 for students who might otherwise be unable to afford a Newcastle education. Thanks for all your support! (From AlumNews, May 2010)
The tables were turned on Jeremy Kyle on Tuesday 16 March when he found himself on the receiving end of some tough questioning from Newcastle graduate, Dianne Nelmes. (From AlumNews, March 2010)
The University has launched 'Changing Age', a major campaign that calls for a fundamental change in the way society thinks about our ageing population. (From AlumNews, March 2010)
Residents of the Newcastle suburb have a trusted new source of local news, in the form of student-written JesmondLocal.com. (From AlumNews, March 2010)