Nina’s story: Internships, placements and future plans.

Meet Nina, a business and events student from the University of Northampton who has big plans for her future. Although she officially doesn’t graduate until later this month, she is already working as a marketing intern at the University of Northampton International College (UNIC) and has a long-term goal of setting up her own business […]

Students shortlisted for Footwear Student of the Year Award

Two international footwear designers from the University of Northampton are in the running for a prestigious national award. Footwear & Accessories undergraduates Faizal Mohammed and Anna Melegh have made the shortlist for the Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year title. The awards were set up in 2014 by the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers  to celebrate the best […]

“My experience, advice and tips for securing a placement”

By Shivika Gupta, Jamshedpur, India, MBA. Team Leader, Student Services at South Essex College. I looked at many jobs during my placement search as finding a one-year fixed term contract as per the MBA handbook can be challenging. A lot of posts want permanent members of staff and so you have to be prepared to […]

From Northampton to San Diego – “Becoming a Changemaker”

Hi Everyone, My name is Ashley Dunkley. I am an international student – all the way from Canada, studying Law at the University of Northampton. To be honest, prior to my attendance, I wasn’t aware of the Changemaker Hub. However, since my arrival the Changemaker Hub has been vital to my studies and extra-curricular activities. […]

“The positives of studying in an English town”

Cassandra Hee, Malaysia My name is Cassandra and I am orginally from Malaysia and studying my undergraduate degree at the University of Northampton. Some people might feel the university life cycle is repetitive, especially studying in a small town, such as Northampton. Towns have their own advantages too though, and that has really helped me […]

“6 things I wish I knew before becoming a student in Northampton”

By Mila Hristova, Bulgaria, BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics 1. Don’t pack too much I have seen this many a time when it comes to new students who are leaving to study abroad. They are used to the comforts of their home and find it hard to let go of their belongings. But trust […]

Welcome to our official blog page

Thanks for taking the time to visit our site. We’ll be posting testimonials, articles and news stories from the University of Northampton International Office. If you would like to write for the page or have an idea for a post please contact us using the email address We would love to hear from you […]

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