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  • Stephen Lawrence scholarship brings two BAME students to study Architecture

    From September 2020, Newcastle University will bring two BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) students to study BA Architecture fully funded, via the Stephen Lawrence Trust’s outreach programme.

    published on: 11 November 2019

  • Legacy Giving makes a real difference…

    The Dianne and Brian Arkley Fund was set up by a legacy gift to Newcastle University from Dianne. This legacy gift has supported seven scholars to get one step closer to their dream.

    published on: 11 November 2019

  • Alumnus awarded OBE for services to culture and heritage

    Talking to an inspirational alumnus, Bob McManners, we found out how he was awarded a prestigious OBE for his services to culture and heritage and the work he has put in to establish the unique Mining Art Gallery, part of The Auckland Project.

    published on: 11 November 2019

  • 84 year old chemistry alumnus reunited with PhD thesis

    Dr Oliver Ord’s wish was simple: to be reunited with his PhD thesis. Now an 84 year old resident at the Ponteland Manor care home, Oliver hoped that his wish might come true through its ‘Make a Wish Scheme’.

    published on: 8 November 2019

  • Because mentoring can really help you...

    Earlier this year, Newcastle University’s flagship networking and mentoring platform, NCL spark, launched with flying colours allowing our alumni and students to connect with each other wherever they are in the world.

    published on: 31 October 2019

  • Sophie McDermott elected new Chair of Convocation

    As part of Newcastle University Alumni Weekend, we held our 62nd Meeting of Convocation on Saturday, 12 October; where we announced our new Chair of Convocation.

    published on: 22 October 2019

  • Newcastle University Alumni Weekend 2019

    On Friday 11 October – Sunday 13 October, Newcastle University Alumni Weekend brought together University alumni, University staff and students.

    published on: 22 October 2019

  • Budding entrepreneurs compete at Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2019

    Marwan Elwaraki and Kumail Hussain, alumni of Newcastle University, START UP Founders and co-founders of HintPod have reached the semi-final heats of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2019.

    published on: 26 June 2019

  • It’s a dog’s life!

    Newcastle University architecture graduate, Kate Byrne, launches new line in luxury dog beds with the support of the Newcastle University START UP team.

    published on: 24 June 2019

  • Official documents available electronically for 2018 Graduates onwards

    We are pleased to announce that all students who graduated from July 2018 onwards have now been issued with an electronic copy of their degree parchment!

    published on: 24 June 2019