An archive of alumni features and interviews from past issues of Arches and AlumNews. Return to the main news page.
AlumNews talks to London 2012 Commercial Director Chris Townsend (BSc Geography 1977), the man in charge of £2bn worth of Olympic dreams, ahead of his appearance at Gold Network London on 18 April.
Do you have what it takes to be Newcastle University's first Battle of the Bands champion? Sign up for the 15 June event, which will be judged by former EMI Records impresario, Tony Wadsworth, and friends.
A new web platform is helping teachers instil their pupils with 21st Century skills through collaborative, enquiry-based learning. Maria Douglas chats to Every1Speaks co-founder, Peter Hirst.
A device invented by Newcastle graduates Roland Glancy and Simon Barker could help keep people warm next winter and save on their fuel bills at the same time.
AlumNews meets publishing impresaria Anna Jones née Sheard (BA International Business Management 1997), whose role as acting COO of Hearst Magazines UK sees her presiding over some of the UK’s best loved glossies, including Elle, Cosmopolitan and Men’s Health.
The British Science Festival returns to Newcastle for the seventh time in September 2013. Do you remember previous Festivals in 1995 or even 1949? If so, please send us your photos and memories.
AlumNews chats to BPI Chairman and former CEO of EMI Music, Tony Wadsworth (BA Economic Studies 1977), who returns to campus in June as the judge of our inaugural battle of the bands.
On Saturday 16 June, North meets South in a battle of footballing prowess as London-based Newcastle Old Boys FC take on Garnett Bohemians FC as part of Convocation Weekend.
Media graduate Miranda Harper offers 10% off her Zaini hats, a favourite of celeb cerebra, to fellow alumni. Maria Douglas finds out about her climb to the brow of fashion.
Save £25 on a ‘row of vines’ with 3D wines. It gives you ‘all the pleasure of owning a vineyard with none of the hard work,’ says owner David Dickinson (BSc General Science 1973).