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16/11/2009: EU Funding “DAPHNE III” Programme Information Seminar
Newman University College recently hosted an EU Funding ‘DAPHNE III’ Programme Information Seminar.
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09/11/2009: Cathedrals Group launched at inaugural Dearing lecture
The Cathedrals Group, formerly the Council of Church Universities and Colleges, welcomed the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, as guest speaker for its inaugural Lord Dearing Memorial Lecture.
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03/11/2009: Scholarships for Theology students announced
Students considering studying for a degree in Theology are set to receive a helping hand with the launch of three new annual scholarships at Newman University College, Birmingham. The scholarships, which are funded by a Catholic charity, will be awarded annually from 2010 and, both full tuition fees scholarships and partial bursaries are available.
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28/10/2009: NUS President sets out vision for HE funding
The President of the National Union of Students has warned against the further marketisation of Higher Education (HE) and set out the organisation’s own vision for the sector during a speech at Newman University College, Birmingham.
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28/10/2009: Students inspired by author visit
Year 11 and 12 students from Shenley Academy had the opportunity to meet and work with best-selling authors and screenwriters at a special event to encourage students to consider continuing into higher education (HE).
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22/10/2009: Celebrating fresh talent in Birmingham
Graduates from Newman University College, Birmingham, received their awards at two consecutive ceremonies held on Tuesday 20th October. The ceremonies were held in Symphony Hall, a marvellous setting in which Newman students can celebrate their achievements.
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13/10/2009: Celebrating Black History Month
To coincide with Black History Month, Newman University College is staging a cultural event which will include music, dance, art and storytelling to celebrate the occasion.
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29/09/2009: Newman has one of the best graduate employment rates
There are many reasons why students decide to study at Newman University College. Newman has an excellent record for the quality of its courses and consistently has one of the best graduate employment rates of UK colleges and universities, ranked in the top 20 of The Sunday Times University Guide 2010.
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21/09/2009: New year, new students
Freshers' Fair signals the start of a new academic year and an exciting beginning for many students. It is a chance for students to find out about student life and the support services available to them, and Newman's Freshers' Fair is no exception.
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26/08/2009: Clearing Opportunities at Newman University College
Commenting on the record number of students entering the clearing system this year, Pamela Taylor, Principal at Newman University College, Birmingham, said:
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13/08/2009: Students give thumbs up to Newman in national survey
Final-year students at Newman University College, Birmingham have given the higher education institution a resounding thumbs up in this year’s National Students Survey.
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03/08/2009: Newman represents work-based Foundation Degrees

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07/07/2009: Future leader recognition for Newman student
Benjamin Harness, a first year student at Newman University College, has been chosen from over 100 applicants to become a Young Advocate as part of the national Future Leaders programme.
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29/06/2009: Investing in Newman’s future
Newman University College has embarked on the next stage of its £20m campus development, beginning an extensive overhaul to many parts of the campus designed to improve the environment and facilities for students, staff, and the local community.
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11/06/2009: Newman praised for providing quality education to all
In the past it has seemed the opinion that young people from ‘well-off’ areas are more likely to go to university than those from deprived areas which face significant challenges.
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11/05/2009: Newman Lecture: Preschool in Three Cultures Revisited with guest speaker Professor Joseph Tobin
Thursday 21st May 5-7pm (Refreshments 4.30-5pm) Dance Studio 1 @ Newman University College
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11/05/2009: Newman student wins an adult learning award
Working mum wins an adult learning award  
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27/04/2009: Foundation degree open evening announced
Newman University College's next foundation degree open evening has been announced.
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07/04/2009: Newman students lead in BBC School Report Day
Final year Newman undergraduate and postgraduate trainee teachers have taken a leading role in the BBC School Report Day, which took place on Thursday 26 March.
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26/03/2009: World-famous guitarist Gordon Giltrap
Newman is delighted to welcome world-famous guitarist Gordon Giltrap for an intimate performance on Thursday 2nd April at 5.30pm.
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24/03/2009: Newman is launching an exciting new Masters in Sports Studies
Newman University College is launching an exciting new Masters course in Physical Education and Sports Studies (PESS), for people within the PE and sport industry.
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18/03/2009: Newman Principal Announces Retirement Plans
Newman Principal Pamela Taylor has announced that she will retire from her position at the end of 2009, following more than 11 years at the higher education institution.
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16/03/2009: Newman hosts Gambian Cultural event
Newman enjoyed a fantastic performance from celebrated Gambian kora player Jaliba Kouyateh and vocalist Mam Tamsir Njie when they recently staged a concert at the campus.
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04/03/2009: Understanding the Educational Experiences of White Working Class Boys
Newman University College, Birmingham, has recently completed a one-year research project, commissioned by Aimhigher, to address a concern voiced by the government in recent times concerning the educational achievements of white working class boys.
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17/02/2009: University applications show dramatic increase
The number of people wanting to study undergraduate courses at UK universities has risen by 8% on last year according to latest figures published by UCAS.
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10/02/2009: Nominated for the Annie Deakin Research Prize
Newman University College was extremely proud to learn that a member of staff had not only successfully completed their Masters degree in Dyslexia Studies, but was also nominated for the Annie Deakin Research Prize, for her dissertation.
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10/02/2009: Newman open day dates announced for 2010
Newman University College's open day dates for 2010 have been announced
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10/02/2009: Choirs to descend on York in fine voice
On Saturday 7 March 2009, York St John University will be holding the 21st Annual Choir’s Festival to be hosted by famous Yorkshire writer and Honorary Fellow, Gervase Phinn. This year’s festival will bring together the largest number of performers to date from some of Britain’s oldest university and college choirs to sing at a spectacular concert to be held in York Minster.
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29/01/2009: Newman accepts invitation from the prestigious Higher Education Academy
Since its election in 1997 the Labour government has been concerned to promote the widening participation of young people from non-traditional backgrounds into higher education.
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20/01/2009: Newman's commitment to sport
Newman is not only committed to providing high quality sports studies degrees but is also extremely supportive of sport as a whole, and has just received a welcome investment to enhance the student experience.
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12/01/2009: Newman University College involved in collaborative research
Newman University College, Birmingham, has received substantial funding from the European Union DAPHNE fund to undertake a major collaborative research project involving partners in Germany and Romania.
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08/01/2009: Newman appoints Midland property experts
Newman University College, Birmingham has appointed four Midlands-based construction consultancies to oversee the £14m redevelopment of its Bartley Green campus.
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30/10/2008: Celebrating fresh talent in Birmingham
The very first cohort of Theology for Education students at Newman University College, Birmingham, graduated in a ceremony held on Tuesday 28th October.
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11/03/2008: Third Year Students: Opportunity to Comment on Newman in National Student Survey
Click here to complete the survey.
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03/03/2008: Newman wins overseas scholarship
Newman University College, Birmingham has been chosen to receive a prestigious state scholarship for 2008-9 by Ludwigsburg University in Germany.
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02/03/2008: Child Abuse Cases Continue Because Victims Are Ignored, Research Concludes
New research findings suggest that cases of child abuse such as the current allegations in Jersey are too often the result of victims being disbelieved by social workers, teachers, police, and other professionals.
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