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29/04/2016: £22m Campus investment approved
Newman University is investing £22million over the next five years to develop its campus in Bartley Green, Birmingham. The programme is the next phase of an on-going campus development worth up £70m and follows the completion of a new library and entrance building, which was opened by Olympic gymnast Kristian Thomas, in 2013. Professor Peter Lutzeier, Vice-Chancellor of Newman University, said: "We're very pleased that Birmingham City Council have approved the plans and we can start work on the next phase of campus improvements. The new halls of residence will provide high quality accommodation to complement the outstanding learning and teaching spaces that enable our students to have an excellent higher education in Bartley Green. I hope the additional parking spaces will also be welcomed by our neighbours"
22/04/2016: Flexible learning research enhances teaching
Flexible learning enhances face-to-face teaching and prepares students for the real world. A report into flexible learning undertaken by staff and students at Newman University in Birmingham and published by the Higher Education Academy has changed perceptions of the nature of flexible learning. The report, ‘Student-researched case studies of flexible learning to support flexible learners’ identified that often students studying flexibly see it more as an opportunity to enhance face-to-face learning opportunities, rather than replace them. The use of technology to access recorded lectures, which facilitates learning for students who have to fit their studies around their other commitments, was found to improve the relationship between students and their lecturers.
11/04/2016: Fr Eamon Clarke RIP
It is with sadness that we received news of the death of Fr Eamon Clarke RIP on Saturday (9th April 2016).
07/04/2016: Newman receives national recognition for innovative student programmes
Newman University has been recognised nationally after being shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).
17/03/2016: Newman University Running Team to run 10k Chase Challenge for Article 26
Following on from the success of last year’s fundraising event, Newman University’s running group will once again be running to raise funds for Article 26 students.
24/02/2016: Newman invests £22million in campus improvements
Newman University is investing £22million over the next five years to develop our campus in Bartley Green, Birmingham.
18/02/2016: Public lectures on religious belief and evolution
The Centre for Science Knowledge and Belief in Society at Newman University will host two renowned US academics at a public lecture on religion and evolution on Tuesday 23 February. Professor Jonathan Hill, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Sociology at Calvin College, Michigan and Professor David E Long, Assistant Professor of STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) Education at Morehead State University have carried out extensive research into the roles that life experience at home, school and churches inform current conflicts between science and religion in the public sphere.
16/02/2016: Students take to their bikes for Gambia
Staff and students are taking to their bikes to raise money for education projects and schools in the Gambia.
10/02/2016: Troubling Research: Liminal Spaces, Methodological Challenges, Innovative Approaches
A one-day conference and a half-day workshop Thursday 7th July and Friday 8th July, 2016 Newman University, Birmingham Venue: Orange Studios Birmingham