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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Education

Go public with your poetry about working for the people

Public sector professionals past and present who have a passion for poetry can share their work stories with a new writing research project. Public Sector Poetry is for people working in – or retired from – education, health and social care...

When pupils don’t show up for class what is really going wrong?

Pupils who are persistently absent from school may not just be playing truant, a new Wellinborough company is warning. Teachers and education professionals are being asked to look deeper into the reasons for non-attendance in case there is an underlying...

How weightlifting helped a former Britain’s Strongest Woman research hidden Nazis

When it comes to brains and brawn, University of Northampton researcher Siobhán Hyland is tough to beat. The 30-something from Northampton, who was once Britain’s Strongest Woman, now splits her time between competitive weightlifting and delving into the backgrounds of...

How the Engine Shed went the extra mile at the University of Northampton

A university lauded for its future-focused campus has won a coveted heritage award for keeping one foot firmly in the past. The University of Northampton opened the £330m Waterside campus in 2018, with its new home forgoing traditional lecture theatres...

NLive Radio shortlisted in national radio awards

Northampton community radio station NLive Radio has been shortlisted in the annual national Community Radio Awards. The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from more than 460 entries from 90 stations from every corner of the UK. The...

Northampton College students grill MP

College students were given the chance to quiz Northamptonshire MP Chris Heaton-Harris as part of a nationwide awareness campaign highlighting the role Further Education has to play in the economic rebuild. Journalism students at Northampton College took part in a...

Deadline day for eSports challenge to take on the Cobblers

Students in Northamptonshire are being invited to take on Northampton Town FC in an eSports tournament. The University of Northampton is looking for gamers that have experience playing FIFA to compete against the Cobblers’ eSports team. The tournament is being held...

Boohoo deal for Duston teenager

A Northampton College business student who found fame on social media app TikTok has landed a clothing deal with fashion giant Boohoo to show off the online retailer’s latest lines to his army of followers. Will Greaves, aged 19 and...

Thousands of pupils get stuck into science at Big Bang Silverstone

The Big Bang at Silverstone was the second science and engineering fair put on at the home of the British Grand Prix and saw thousands of school children arriving to be inspired by technology. There were talks, demonstrations, exhibits and...

Polymath’s book collection donated to Northampton College’s library

Hundreds of books from the personal collection of a top academic have been donated to Northampton College's library. Students will be able to access the books and publications covering art and architecture to broaden their knowledge of those subjects. Dan Owens...
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When your place of work is the bottom of the canal

We are used to seeing the roads getting dug up and repaired and it should come as no surprise...
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