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  • Seven ways to get involved in 2017

    Find out how to get involved in 2017.

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  • Get Connected

    In 2016, Newcastle University engaged with more graduates and friends than ever before. We are already planning some exciting new programmes for 2017.

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  • Changing Lives

    Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, research at Newcastle is addressing some of the major challenges facing the world today.

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  • University mourns loss of Professor Roy Storer

    The University announces with deep regret the death of Emeritus Professor Roy Storer on 11 November 2016.

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  • Tributes paid to Courier legend

    Tributes have been paid to Monica Doughty, who served as part of the team at Newcastle University’s student newspaper, The Courier, for over four decades.

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  • Book Review: Without a Paddle

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  • Impact without Boundaries

    As a world-class civic university, Newcastle works with other leading academic institutions and renowned academics around the globe.

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  • A World-Class Vision

    Since his appointment in 2007, Professor Chris Brink has provided leadership for the University throughout times of challenge and opportunity.

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  • Celebrating King’s legacy

    A programme of events will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King visiting Newcastle University to receive an honorary degree.

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  • Introducing the NCL Professional Network

    The NCL Professional Network is a range of events around the world designed specifically with our graduates’ careers and networks in mind.

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  • Newcastle to host Sports Science and Medicine conference

    Newcastle University is proud to be hosting this year’s International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference.

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  • Graduating against all odds

    A Newcastle University student battling a rare disease has become the first in her family to get a university degree.

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  • The Pride of Newcastle

    On Wednesday 8 June, the annual Pride of Newcastle University awards showcased the extra-curricular achievements of many students.

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  • Life-changing words

    Ginny Williams-Ellis’s charity, Read Easy UK is changing lives by helping adults learn to read.

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  • Norway Alumni Reception Review

    Graduates living and working in Norway were recently invited to an event in Oslo for an evening of networking and catching up with fellow alumni at the city’s Scandic Holmenkollen Park Hotel.

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  • Universally Speaking

    AlumNews chats to prominent physicist and astronomer Dr Chris Baddiley.

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  • Courier Archive Launched

    A new online archive of The Courier was launched during this year’s Convocation and Alumni Reunion.

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  • Greek graduates invited to develop future technologies

    Newcastle alumni living or working in Greece have a unique opportunity to get involved with the University’s first ‘lablet’.

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  • Boat Race of the North Returns

    On Saturday 7 May the Boat Race of the North will return to the River Tyne.

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  • Past student developing the future of campus

    Many Newcastle graduates help play a role in the University's future. Architecture graduate Fausto Pereira is one graduate who is – quite literally – developing the future of campus.

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  • The Marjorie Robinson Library Rooms open

    Newcastle University Libraries has opened its newest building.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • It's all change down Ricky Road

    Planning permission has been granted to transform the University's Richardson Road site.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Taking the High Road

    A team of Newcastle graduates are undertaking an epic 7000km cycle ride through the Himalayas from Shanghai to Kathmandu in aid of a Nepalese children's charity.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Appointment of Vice-Chancellor

    Recruitment for the successor to Professor Chris Brink, Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, is under way.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Amazon River Run

    A Newcastle graduate has become the first British person to kayak the entire length of the Amazon River unsupported from its most distant source. Olie Hunter Smart travelled from the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean in Brazil.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell

    North East born explorer, archaeologist and diplomat Gertrude Bell is the focus of a major new exhibition.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Online course provides solutions for health care workers

    Healthcare professionals can now gain a new qualification regardless of wherever they are in the world, thanks to a new course launched by Newcastle University.

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Organise a reunion!

    Ever wondered what your old classmates are up to now or wanted to meet up with them again?

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Tribute to veteran campaigner Elsie Tu

    Tribute to veteran campaigner Elsie Tu: Newcastle Alumna and Doctor of Civil Law honoris causa

    published on: 2 March 2016

  • Changes to NUGrad and e-mail forwarding service

    As part of our ongoing commitment to best serve our global graduate community, we have some exciting changes coming up.

    published on: 26 February 2016

  • 'Pride of Newcastle' sponsorship opportunities

    Graduates are invited to sponsor and support our upcoming showcase of some of the extra-curricular achievements of our most talented students.

    published on: 15 February 2016

  • New Dean of Advancement

    Anya Hurlbert, Professor of Visual Neuroscience, has been appointed to the additional role of Newcastle University's Dean of Advancement.

    published on: 15 January 2016

  • New Dean of Singapore

    Professor Ian Postlethwaite, the University’s Director of Corporate Projects, will be taking up the role of Dean of Singapore in January 2016.

    published on: 21 December 2015

  • Develop and Reconnect in 2016

    2015 has been another busy year for NU Advancement with events and reunions around the world, each one designed to give our graduates opportunities to network and rekindle old friendships.

    published on: 21 December 2015

  • A very special premiere

    Patients from the Great North Children’s Hospital have started in a film to help raise money for the Future Fund, a campaign to establish new state-of-the-art children’s cancer research laboratories at Newcastle University.

    published on: 21 December 2015

  • Ann Cairns returns to campus

    Newcastle University was delighted to welcome graduate Ann Cairns, President of International Markets for MasterCard Worldwide, back to campus to give a talk to graduates, students and staff.

    published on: 15 December 2015

  • Outstanding Support for Students Award

    Newcastle University Student Wellbeing Service has won the Outstanding Student Support category at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

    published on: 15 December 2015

  • Thousandth student graduates from Newcastle University International Singapore

    Graduating with Second Class (Division I) Honours, Low Gang Yuan became the 1000th graduate of Newcastle University International Singapore (NUIS).

    published on: 14 December 2015

  • Twin sisters scoop top honours

    Identical twins Rebecca and Victoria Smith have now got even more in common after both graduated with distinctions from Newcastle University.

    published on: 14 December 2015

  • Duncan Watmore scores a first-class honours degree

    Rising football star Duncan Watmore has become the second top-flight footballer to receive a first-class honours degree after graduating from Newcastle University.

    published on: 11 December 2015