History, Affiliations & Rankings
University of Northampton is a public university that was founded in 1999 and later gained university status in 2005. It is one of the youngest but progressive universities situated in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. University of Northampton is one of the few universities in the UK to be awarded the Gold by the government for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its excellence in teaching and standard infrastructure. The cutting-edge research work conducted by the University of Northampton is recognised internationally and provides real-life solutions at a local, national and global level. The academic programmes offered at the university are aligned with the latest research and needs of industries.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The Waterside Campus provides the safest and a vibrant environment for students. The campus is designed to meet the expectations of a modern university and provide the best learning experiences. The University Security Team makes sure that students feel secure and safe on campus. Northampton where the campus is located is well connected to major cities of the UK. The standard of teaching at the University of Northampton is outstanding and each student experiences a supportive environment for learning. A number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered at the University of Northampton among which MBA, MSc Accounting and Finance and MSc Project Management are the popular courses opted by international students.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The Guardian University Guide ranked the University of Northampton in the list of top 50 universities in the UK. It has been shortlisted in the ‘Business School of the Year’ awards by the Times Higher Education (THE) for three consecutive years because of the standard and quality education. University of Northampton has an Alumni plus platform that helps students to be in touch with the university even after the completion of studies. This platform is mainly to assist students in their career development, starting a business and seeking and offering services to the university.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
University of Northampton has more than 1,000 international students representing more than 100 countries. The university community and staff are highly supportive who help students find their potential and grow as an individual. University of Northampton has an in-house recruitment agency named Unitemps. The agency provides employment opportunities to students and guides them to their career. Moreover, the global reputation of the university helps students stand out from the crowd and create a mark for themselves. Students can also join the MBA with a work placement course to gain maximum industrial exposure and business experience.
The University of Northampton is offering courses in a hybrid format. It is a combination of face to face sessions and remote access, which is suitable given the current situation.
International students travelling from another country need to take additional measures and follow procedures to ensure the safety of themselves and their fellow students. It includes isolation for a definite period as defined by the UK government.
Accommodation facilities are available within the campus with necessary safety measures.
The campus is open with all the safety measures in place. Wearing a mask on campus all the time is mandatory.
The campus infrastructure has been re-arranged to maintain social distancing like the furniture has been reduced and stickers have been added on the floor.
Hand sanitisers and an anti-bacterial wipe is being provided at the entrance gate to maintain hygiene.
The University of Northampton International Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship offered to international students who are enrolled in full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Value: The scholarship covers 30% of the tuition fee for each year of study
There is no separate application for the University of Northampton International Scholarship. The application submitted for admission for a particular course is considered for the scholarship. In case a student is shortlisted for a scholarship, the same is mentioned in the offer letter.
The International Graduate Scholarship is offered to international students who wish to apply for a Master’s course at the University of Northampton. The student must have a second class degree in the Bachelor’s degree or a first-class degree from a one-year Top-Up programme to be considered for the scholarship.
Value: The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fees of the graduate course.
There is no separate application for the International Graduate Scholarship. The application submitted for admissions in the Master’s course is considered for a scholarship. In case, one is eligible for the scholarship, the same will be mentioned in the offer letter.
Chevening Scholarships and Commonwealth Scholarships are the two popular government based scholarships offered to international students studying in the UK. Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. Every year, the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for students belonging to commonwealth countries studying postgraduate courses or for professional development in the UK.
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University of Northampton GREAT Scholarships 2021 is jointly funded by the University and the British Council. A total of eight scholarships are awarded under this scholarship.
Students belonging to India, Bangladesh, Nepal or China are eligible to receive the scholarship. Before applying for the scholarship, they must be enrolled in Master’s degree programmes at the University of Northampton.
Indian students who are enrolled in M.Sc Business Analytics, M.Sc Advanced Design and Manufacturing or M.Sc Physiotherapy course at the University of Northampton can apply for the University of Northampton GREAT Scholarships 2021
How to Apply?
The online application form can be accessed from the University of Northampton GREAT Scholarships page on the official website of the university. Those who have an offer letter from the university can fill and submit the application before the deadline.
Application Deadline: 14the May 2021
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