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The things we do here make a difference out there.
Newcastle University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities, and inspires the minds of 27,750 students from over 130 countries around the globe.
Newcastle University is a global leader in ageing and health, data, energy, cities, and the creative arts. Many of our 214,000 alumni are at the forefront of thinking in sectors as diverse as digital technology, finance, and fine art.
Newcastle is ranked in the top 150 of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019).
Our teaching was awarded the highest possible award – The Gold Award – in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
We’re placed 16th in the UK for research power (Research Excellence Framework), and 78% of our research is assessed to be world-leading. Our research is renowned for its world-class reputation, and we’re consistently ranked in the top three for impact excellence in areas as diverse as computing science, environmental science, and English.
It’s not just our influence that travels. We’re a truly international institution, educating students around the globe with a campus in Newcastle, an operation in London, and a science and engineering facility in Singapore. We were also the first UK university to establish a fully-owned international campus for medicine at our NUMed campus in Malaysia, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Our students are highly sought-after, with 95% of graduates going on to employment or future study. We’re one of the top 20 universities targeted by graduate employers in the UK.
We’re a Community
Whether it’s by educating tomorrow’s leaders or finding solutions to mankind’s greatest challenges, Newcastle University exists to benefit society. At the heart of our bustling, cosmopolitan city, our community of ambitious academics, researchers, staff, and students are influencing global change together – From Newcastle. For the World.
Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.
The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.
Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.
Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.
We have a campus in London as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries.
Sponsor: Entrepreneurial Practitioner Learning
The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs was founded in 2010 creating the first dedicated professional learning institute specialising in business enterprise and business support, a standing still enjoyed to this day within the UK.
The Institute’s programmes and qualifications are built on the extensive research that underpins the SFEDI® National Occupational Standards and the expertise of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, the UK’s only professional Institute dedicated to enterprise.
Sponsor: SME Growth and Performance: quantitative perspectives track
The Growth Hub is delivered by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP). The LEP works to make the North East a place where more businesses invest, grow and prosper, to deliver more and better jobs for everyone.
The Hub is a crucial part of the LEP’s Business Growth strategy. Business growth and access to finance are key drivers for more and better jobs. They are necessities in addressing market failures to support stronger indigenous businesses to drive up GVA and employment. The North East LEP’s Business Growth Programme provides the framework for an investment of over £200m in access to finance and business support over six years. This investment will increase profitability, wages and employment across the local economy.
Contact: Colin Bell
North East Futures UTC is a state of the art technical school in Newcastle Upon Tyne which delivers state funded education to 14-19 students across the North East. We offer specialist subjects in Healthcare and Digital Technology enabling students to apply their learning to relevant and real-life contexts through engagement with our business partners.
We have a strong focus on filling the skills gap in the Digital Technology and Healthcare Science sectors ensuring our students have the information and support they need to take the next steps on their career path.
For further information, please visit https://www.nefuturesutc.co.uk/