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.