Northumbria Being Human 2022

We are excited to announce that Northumbria University’s programme of events for this year’s Being Human Festival has now gone live.

Being Human is the national festival of the humanities, and this year Northumbria is one of only five institutions that have been awarded Research Hub status. This means that, working alongside community partners and with Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums, Northumbria researchers will deliver an exciting programme of free events that celebrate two iconic treasures of the North East: The Lindisfarne Gospels and Hadrian’s Wall.  

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Induction, quizzing and the new year

 

We’ve had a great start to the new academic year. Lots of lovely and lively students joined us during induction week. Here are some photos from the Humanities Induction Quiz which was great fun.

We were impressed by the general and specific knowledge of the students, and especially by the incredibly high scoring winning team.  Here they are already enjoying their weetabix (other cereals and food groups are available):

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We’re looking forward to working with our new and returning students this year!