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05/12/2017: Routledge publish Educational and Professional Studies staff’s book
From a simple conversation at an open day to finding the book they edited published by Routledge, three members of the Educational and Professional Studies subject areas at Newman University have recently worked together to produce Education Studies: The Key Concepts.
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23/11/2017: A brain for business: Mike Bandar speaks with Business students
Mike Bandar, founding partner of Turn Partners, recently delivered a talk at Newman University on 14th November to inspire the university’s business and management students.
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23/11/2017: Newman opens brand new halls on campus
Newman University opened the latest addition to their campus redevelopments today, 23rd November; brand new modern halls for their students.
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17/11/2017: Newman awards Honorary Degrees
Newman University in Birmingham has recently celebrated its annual graduation ceremony. As part of this ceremony, Newman traditionally awards Honorary Degrees to those it feels have played an instrumental part in society as a whole.
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17/11/2017: Newman’s Creative Writing Lecturer, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett talks poetry: ''Swimming can give you the optimism to keep going''
Elizabeth-Jane Burnett: 'Swimming can give you the optimism to keep going' : Swims is a work of poetry that follows its author into open waters around the UK, where she finds both simple pleasure and more complicated political hope "What can I do as a person on the planet, as a human being, as a writer, as the unique set of things that I am?" asks Elizabeth-Jane Burnett. "How can I help the environment?" For a writer and scholar who has been exploring the natural world and alternatives to capitalism in pamphlets, exhibitions and academic papers, the response to environmental catastrophe was clear: poetry.
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14/11/2017: Newman Health & Wellbeing becomes newest member of the Living Well Consortium
In 2016, Newman University launched a new wellbeing service for the community - Newman Health & Wellbeing – which currently consists of a Counselling & Psychotherapy service; a Wellbeing workshops service; and our Reachout youth service. Through delivery of these services the aim is to improve the quality of life for individuals and to make a positive contribution to the communities and organisations to which they belong.
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01/11/2017: Funding incentives announced for Initial Teacher Education courses
For those looking to begin their route into teaching, the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has recently released information with regards to bursaries, scholarships and grants for students wishing to begin their training in 2018.
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31/10/2017: EXCEL: Enabling Enterprise & Entrepreneurship at 4th annual Enterprise Day!
Newman University students, staff and visitors will have the opportunity to try, make and create at this year’s EXCEL enterprise day, to be held in the university’s Central Atrium on Thursday 9th November 2017!
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27/10/2017: Katherine Boulton: graduating against the odds
In 2005, aged just 15 Katherine Boulton from Coventry was hit with the devastating news that she had Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, a form of blood cancer. The news put a halt on her sporting dreams as she had represented Great Britain in the swim team in the United States and she also had to take a year out of school for treatment just before her GCSE exams.
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25/10/2017: Professor Peter Childs announced as new CREST Director
GuildHE has announced that Professor Peter Childs, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research & Scholarship at Newman University, Birmingham will become the fourth Director of the Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST).
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23/10/2017: Mother and Son set to graduate together from Newman University
Helen Ward and her son Reuben Field are set to graduate together this autumn as they both complete their qualifications in education studies at Newman University.
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19/10/2017: Newman Drama Students tour local schools and colleges with workshop
Drama students at Newman University are sharing their creative talents with schools and colleges in the region as they take their workshop on tour.
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17/10/2017: Newman reaccredited with Eco Campus Gold Award
Newman University, Birmingham recently received a re-audit of their Eco Campus Gold status to ensure that the university was still meeting the requirements needed to honour the title.
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13/10/2017: Newman appoints Dean of Faculty of Education
Newman University, Birmingham is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of its Dean for the Faculty of Education as Dr Lorraine Thomas.
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12/10/2017: Newman University Poetry Competition
Calling all aspiring poets… Newman University is inviting all staff and students, both past and present to take part in the Dr Graham McFarlane and T E Murphy Prize for Poetry.
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06/10/2017: Birmingham universities offer free talent, training and support services to local SMEs
A new £3.3 million business skills and growth project, which includes Newman University, launches next month, providing local companies with access to graduate recruits, interns and project staff with the skills businesses need to grow.
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06/10/2017: Chris Upton Memorial Lecture to be held at the Library of Birmingham
Monday 6th November will see keen historians attend the Library of Birmingham for the second annual Chris Upton Memorial Lecture.
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27/09/2017: Newman University’s Students Union win RAG award
Newman University, Birmingham has an extremely successful Students’ Union and their success has recently been acknowledged as they secured the title of ‘Most Improved’ at the 2017 Raise and Give (RAG) awards.
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25/09/2017: Newman opens doors to aspiring teachers
As part of Newman University’s commitment to widening participating and supporting the drive to recruit teachers to the profession as a whole, the university will be opening its doors to all aspiring teachers to offer free support sessions focusing on the skills tests.
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21/09/2017: New 3G Artificial Grass Pitch opened at Newman University, Birmingham by Darius Vassell and Sian Massey-Ellis, MBE to boost grassroots sport
A state-of-the-art 3G Artificial Grass Pitch was officially opened yesterday by former England and Aston Villa footballer, Darius Vassell and Premier League Official Sian Massey-Ellis, MBE at Newman University in Bartley Green, Birmingham, thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation.
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20/09/2017: Newman Reader in Stylistics explores exclusion of Muslims in England in recent article
Stephen Pihlaja, Reader in Stylistics at Newman University Birmingham, along with Naomi Thompson, Lecturer in Youth and Community Work at Goldsmiths, University of London have recently explored the experiences of exclusion faced by young Muslims in England.
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18/09/2017: Dr Jim West to speak at Newman University
Dr Jim West from Ming Hua Theological College will be visiting Newman University Birmingham on 25th September for a public lecture on ‘The Intersection of Academic Biblical Studies and the Life of the Church’.
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11/09/2017: Poetry by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett highly commended for the Forward Prize for Poetry
Poetry by a lecturer at Newman  University, Birmingham, has been published in an annual anthology showcasing the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year.
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05/09/2017: New evolution survey
  New evolution survey shows that whilst the majority of people in UK and Canada accept evolutionary science, non-religious and atheist individuals show similar doubts about the origins of humans and human consciousness as religious and spiritual individuals.
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01/09/2017: Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, Chancellor of Newman University
We are very saddened to hear the news of the death of Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, Chancellor of Newman University.
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30/08/2017: Newman Super 7’s Tournament
As part of this year’s Fresher’s Week and to mark the opening of our brand new 3G pitch, Newman University’s Sports Centre is hosting Newman Super 7’s! 
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29/08/2017: DLHE announces Education is most employable subject
The Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) has released the outcomes of the Longitudinal DLHE survey which exclusively contacted 2012/13 leavers.
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14/08/2017: Local student selected for England Indoor Cricket Team
Mohammed Ather, 20, has recently received the exciting news that he will be in the squad for the upcoming Indoor Cricket World Cup.
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14/08/2017: Newman students showcase research at CYPSY22 and European First Year Experience Conference
Psychology students at Newman University in Birmingham have recently had the opportunity to present their research findings at the 22nd Annual CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference (CYPSY22), the European First Year Experience Conference and also have another conference lined up for August.
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14/08/2017: Newman named in top 10 for scholarships and incentives
Newman University, Birmingham has been names in The Telegraph’s best university scholarships and incentives in 2017.
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11/08/2017: Newman University launches innovative Foundation Year course
Newman University in Bartley Green, Birmingham has re-launched its existing social science degrees to include a brand new integrated, pre-degree Foundation Year.
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02/08/2017: What do you do on your way to work?
Many people are faced with a daily commute to work that can become monotonous over time. Car journeys to work are often filled with thoughts of to-do lists for the day ahead or any other of life’s worries, and is usually not the most productive part of your day.
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26/07/2017: Student dissertation findings to be presented at BPS Health Psychology conference
As part of Psychology student, Michael Swift’s final year of study, he has carried out research into "Self-management experience of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: a qualitative study of young adults’ perspectives".
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12/07/2017: Newman University aims to improve mental health through football
Staff and students from Newman University have worked with the Aston Villa FC Foundation, and colleagues at Birmingham MIND and Sport Birmingham, to improve the mental health of people in Birmingham.
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07/07/2017: Newman University hold Children’s University Graduation
Newman University Birmingham has once again hosted a graduation ceremony for the Children’s University.
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04/07/2017: Newman continues late colleague’s research
Newman University is continuing the work of its late colleague, Dr Chris Upton, who as the region’s leading local historian, had researched the name of the well-known Needless Alley in Birmingham’s city centre.
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21/06/2017: Newman Secures Silver TEF Rating
Newman University has secured a Silver rating in the first Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), awarded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
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06/06/2017: University Careers Service provide students with head start
The careers team at Newman University have been working hard to integrate careers modules into general teaching, putting their students in an advantageous position when it comes to securing employment after their studies.
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01/06/2017: Newman University receives Livesimply award
Newman University has been awarded the CAFOD Livesimply award for its work living simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poor. 
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26/04/2017: Statement regarding Newman University’s Tier 4 sponsorship licence for international students

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12/04/2017: Our Careers Service is Shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards 2017
The Newman team have been shortlisted for the ‘Outstanding Student Services Team’ award.
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23/03/2017: Newman Pro Vice-Chancellor Appointed to Awards Panel
We’re delighted to announce that Professor Duncan Lawson, Pro Vice Chancellor – Formative Education at Newman University, has been invited to join the inaugural judging panel for a new international teaching award, organised by the Higher Education Academy.
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16/03/2017: Newman secures funding for enterprising venture
Newman University has been awarded £1,000 from the Enterprise Rent A Car (ERAC) Foundation to support a street-based youth work project in Bartley Green.
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03/03/2017: Newman's netball team are through to the cup final in Loughborough
The Newman netball team are through to the BUCS cup final. This is a massive achievement and a first for the Newman team. Having beaten the other teams, Newman face Loughborough's 5ths at Loughborough.
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24/02/2017: Newman student voices concerns about cuts in Road to Wigan project
In 1937, George Orwell’s famous book The Road to Wigan Pier told middle class England the uncomfortable truth about how people in the north of the country lived.
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22/02/2017: Newman University installs new Vice-Chancellor
Newman University has installed a new Vice-Chancellor, Professor J. Scott Davidson, to lead the university.
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19/01/2017: Midlands twins embark on charity projects in Africa and Asia
Two twin sisters from Herefordshire will set off for Africa and Asia this month as part of an ambitious charity project. The pair are participating in The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development’s (CAFOD) Step into the Gap scheme, which enables young people to spend a year volunteering in the UK and visiting CAFOD partners overseas.
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