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This year's ICMus Summer Music Festival runs from Monday 9 – Friday 13 June. Returning for a fifth year, the series of concerts will showcase the musical community of Newcastle University’s International Centre for Music.
Check out the new Rise Up Blog and find out why more graduates are becoming entrepreneurs. Rise Up provide free, bespoke business support to Newcastle University alumni for life.
The results of our recent Alumni Consultative Group (ACG) elections have now been published.
Securely locked away in a data centre in El Segundo, Los Angeles are – literally – the keys to the internet. Meet Newcastle graduate Andy Linton, one of a small group who has access to these keys.
Voting has now closed for membership of our Alumni Consultative Group (ACG). Every Newcastle University graduate was eligible to vote, and were invited to browse the candidate profiles and cast their vote.
The work of Newcastle University alumnus Nicholas Sinclair (BA Hons Fine Art 1976) will be celebrated in an exhibition starting later this month. Portraits of Artists will be shown at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester.
Newcastle University Alumni Association would like to congratulate Steve Puckett (BSc Chemical Engineering 1974) who was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace last month.
Football fans flocking to Brazil for this year's FIFA World Cup will have the chance to stay in affordable accommodation while at the same time having a positive impact on the local community, thanks to Newcastle graduate Farhaan Husain.
The Careers Service is in the process of recruiting mentors for a new Career Mentoring programme. If you are interested in helping others thrive by passing on your skills and experience – our Careers Service team would like to hear from you.
Since our last edition of AlumNews, we have been contacted by graduates wanting to discuss starting or growing their own business. Thanks to Rise Up, Newcastle graduates can get free bespoke business support and advice for life.
Newcastle University Alumni Association is delighted to announce details of this year's annual alumni golf tournament, the Walton Salver, on Sunday 31 August.