NEWMAN UNIVERSITY

United Kingdom, England

Originally founded in 1968 as Newman College of Higher Education, Newman University is a public university in the suburb of Bartley Green in Birmingham, England. It was known as Newman University College from 2008 to 2013, and it was in 2013 that it was granted full university status. Newman has a commitment to widening participation in Higher Education and awards a number of bursaries annually to students from low-income households in the West Midlands. The university is a Catholic Institution but accepts students from all religion and background. The university is committed on student-focused approach and is dedicated to improve their aspects in learning and education. The university offers specialization in Accounting and Finance, Applied Social Science, Business and Management, Computer Science, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Early Childhood Education and Care, Education and Multi Professional Practice and Literature. 

Campus Life

The main university campus is situated in Bartley Green, which is approximately 13 km from the city centre. Surrounded by natural scenery and an outstanding view, the campus is overlooked by the Bartley Reservoir. The campus has various inter-twined building upholding academics, administrative and pastoral services. Some of the buildings are: St Chad’s building, Campus Quad, Library, Halls of Residence and The Globe. A Chapel is located at the centre of the campus along with numerous shops and restaurants for students on Genners Lane. Students can enjoy hot and cold meals from the Sanctuary and can attend social events in the Senses Bar. The Newman’s Sport Centre is situated in north-side of the campus which has a complete gymnasium along with a squash and badminton court. There are number of artworks all around the campus and the most intrigued one is ‘The Globe’. 

Noted Alumni

Few of the notable alumni's are: Alex Ciabattoni (Basketball Player), Tony Fulton (Nebraska Politician), Clare Vanderpool (Author), Ponka-We Victors (State Representative).