In the news: 18-24 February

This week saw us announced our incoming Vice Chancellor. The news was picked up by News Anyway, the Chronicle & Echo, BBC Radio Northampton and Northampton Life.

Our Westminster expert, Kate Ironside, spoke to BBC Coventry & Warwickshire about a Coventry MP’s role in an anti-Nato statement in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine (starts 1h 51m).

BBC Radio Northampton spoke to student Hayley Barton, who is organising a wellbeing project involving older people and children reading to each other (starts 16m).

The Chronicle & Echo, NLive Radio and News Anyway reported on our new trim trail at Waterside campus.

Northamptonshire Chamber and NLive Radio reported on our investment in the county’s social ventures.

Our coronavirus expert, Dr Steve O’Brien, gave his reaction to the latest news on Covid-19, on Tuesday morning, on BBC Radio Northampton (clips at 1h 10m and 2h 21m).

One of our podiatry graduates has been featured by Northamptonshire Chamber and the Chronicle & Echo.

A joint effort from our students and a Northants food company to find an eco-friendly alternative to plastic was featured by the Chronicle & Echo, and The Grocer (cutting unavailable).

Lecturer Simon Feist spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about our Policing apprenticeship (starts 2h 9m). The story was also covered by Northamptonshire Chamber.

One of our students, who helped form a supporters’ group at Oxford United FC, has been interviewed by This Is Oxfordshire after they helped to raise thousands of pounds in memory of a club legend.

International Leather Maker and Just Style mention our report about people’s perceptions of leather and the industry.

Police Life covered the story of one of our intrepid campus police officers.

 

 

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