"We regret that it took a ballot for industrial action for Northumbria to take this matter seriously. Northumbria University Alumni Association ensures our graduates stay in touch with news from the University and fellow alumni. All material provided subject to copyright permission. The ballot was issued after the University and Colleges Union (UCU) said university management "refused" to address in-person teaching concerns. Tiers and Christmas: A recipe for disaster? Latest statement from Northumbria University - 1700 on 2 October 2020. By Friday 6th November more than 4,200 students will have been supported with access to online concierge services or food parcels delivered by our staff and the Students’ Union, as well as one to one contact by our welfare team to identify any other support they may require. Today we can confirm that the total number of new cases of Covid-19 self-reported in the last seven days by our students studying at our Newcastle campuses is 38. We are continuing to make extensive efforts to provide support for our students who are self-isolating. Latest statement from Northumbria University – 14:00 on 8 October 2020. Students from all over the world choose Northumbria University for many reasons; our academic excellence, and that they will benefit from a fantastic student experience. Students from all over the world choose Northumbria University for many reasons; our academic excellence, and that they will benefit from a fantastic student experience. Outrage as Italian TV show gives 'sexy shopping' advice, 'Please forgive me! Northumbria University is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students who are attracted by our excellent academic reputation, our top 10 graduate employment record and our outstanding campus and sports facilities. Date Published: 13 March 2020 Postcode check - what is the new tier for your area? Staff at a university where 770 students tested positive for Covid-19 have voted to ballot for industrial action and called on the vice-chancellor to resign. Only call 111 if you cannot get help online. OfS has produced a Student Guide for Coronavirus which includes a series of frequently asked questions. ", Latest statement from Northumbria University - 1700 on 6 October 2020. 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