Simply the best!
'Always among the leading new universities in The Times League Table, Northumbria out-performed the rest of its peer group in 2005. With 24,000 students... the [university] has begun to benefit fully from its high grades and Newcastle's reputation as an exciting student city.''
The Times Good University Guide 2007
Northumbria's consistently excellent performance in UK quality audits places it at the very top among modern universities. Sixteen of its subject areas have been awarded 22 or more out of a maximum possible of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency. All subjects have scored over 20 points, bringing an average score of around 22.
The Sunday Times draws attention to a teaching record ''that many traditional universities struggle to match in terms of numbers of subjects of subjects rated excellent and the proportion of teaching assessments receiving top scores''. hola mundo
It has been The Times Best New University four times altogether, and three years in a row. Other league tables that have placed Northumbria at number one include The Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph.
According to The Guardian, ''Northumbria is one of the leading lights in the UK higher education arena, an expanding, multicultural learning community with unrivalled links with industry and commerce'".
Graduates get Work
With over 95% of graduates in work or continuing education, Northumbria is among the most successful universities for graduate employment.
Graduate Jonathan Ive:
Designer of the Year 2003, and creator of the iconic ipod says, ''studying at Northumbria helped me figure out what I believe to be a lot of the right questions. My preoccupation with their answers has formed the very foundation for my approach to design''.