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thumbnail Behind Every Name Lies a Story

In this centenary year of the First World War, the personal stories of those associated with the University who lost their lives are being rediscovered and retold through a unique and fascinating project.

thumbnail Future Fund campaign update

The Future Fund campaign has taken significant steps closer to its goal of establishing a specialist children's cancer research facility at the University thanks to the support of famous faces including Dame Margaret Barbour, Bill Bryson and Mark Knopfler.

thumbnail Meet the new ACG

AlumNews is pleased to introduce you to members of the Alumni Consultative Group - the elected group of alumni ambassadors who will be working hard on your behalf.

thumbnail Bowling for success

A Newcastle Graduate's interactive app is bowling over the competition. Professional cricket coaching apps designed by Sam Eaton (BSc Marketing 2011) and his brother Joe are revolutionising the sport for thousands around the globe.

thumbnail Literary award for prizefight book

Dr David Snowdon's (PhD SELS 2008) book about the literary contribution made by pugilistic writer Pierce Egan has won the British Society of Sports History’s Lord Aberdare Literary Prize.

thumbnail Walton Salver Golf Tournament 2014 Review

A record number of players teed off at this year's annual alumni golf tournament, the Walton Salver, on Sunday 31 August.

thumbnail Bookmark: The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley (BA Politics and History 1996)

Sue Bevan (BSc Hons Zoology 1979), Deputy Chair of the ACG, reviews Tristan Gooley's Sunday Times bestselling book on reading the natural world. And find out how to win a copy!

thumbnail New business for the Big Market

Our Big Market package has recently expanded following the addition of four new graduate businesses; each offering fellow Newcastle graduates a special discount.

thumbnail Education UK Alumni Awards 2015

The Education UK Alumni Awards honour the outstanding achievements made by business professionals, entrepreneurs and community leaders who can demonstrate how their UK education has impacted on their subsequent success.

thumbnail Full Circle for the Class of 1979!

Thirty five years after graduating, student life came full circle for the German & French Graduates of 1979 at their 35th Anniversary Reunion. Andrew Craig reports back.

thumbnail Mark Knopfler re-releases Local Hero to benefit Future Fund

Dire Straits star Mark Knopfler has re-released the North East anthem Local Hero to commemorate the Bupa Great North Run reaching a world-first one millionth finish and to benefit the Future Fund.  

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