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Global Connections

Northumbria has strong global connections with businesses, research and education partners around the world which is critical to delivering an outstanding learning experience.

 

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Northumbria boasts extensive prestigious global connections with businesses, research and education partners around the world which is critical to delivering an outstanding learning experience.

Our connections will enhance your employability with over 50 professional bodies accrediting our courses. You will instantly gain recognition with employers for your code of ethics, competencies and skills. Employers also look for that “must have experience”, which we build into all of our courses offering placements and projects in industry.

Our award-winning cultural partnerships and the 150 global companies that we work with give you opportunities to work on a project or undertake a placement with a reputable household name. This experience builds your skills and confidence and connects you with industry, enhancing your employability upon graduation.

You can build your international perspectives and evolve your understanding of ever-changing global issues through living and learning in a different culture. We work closely with more than 500 partner universities, colleges and schools across the world providing opportunities to study abroad in countries.

We are internationally recognised for creating successful long term multidisciplinary partnerships that deliver research that makes global impact. Our world-leading academics work in true partnership with you and research partners to drive new knowledge, working to respond to today’s global challenges and shape tomorrow’s solutions.

Through our connections we further develop your skills, experience and global perspectives that make you stand out to potential employers. We pass our connections to you, allowing you to build your own network that you can take beyond graduation. 

“Studying in the USA built up my confidence socially and academically. I really valued learning the same subject but in another country, they teaching method is different which made my learning experience very interesting.”

Jack Bousfield, BSc Physical Geography Study Abroad Year, Frostburg State University, Maryland, USA

 

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