Advice on Starting University

The latest instalment of our student advice comes from Charlotte Tyrrell, who is about to start her third year. Try not to stress out As a mature student I didn’t have the nerves of waiting for A level results to see if I had got into the university of my choice. I knew months before... Continue Reading →

Why I Chose Northampton

Our Subject Leader Dr Drew Gray shares his experiences as a student at Northampton before his academic career here! The takeaway: it's never too late to go to university. You might even end up as a head of department there one day!  ‘In England justice is open to all, like the Ritz Hotel’ I used... Continue Reading →

The Searchlight Archive – Historians as Changemakers

Hopefully this small glance into some of the work we do at the Archive shows how Historians can be changemakers, and have real impacts not just on how we understand the past and where we came from, but also in helping us tackle the challenges of today and build a better society for the future.

‘It has been really reassuring for me seeing how the history department has handled the move to online learning’. A History student reflects on studying in a pandemic

Today we have another post from one of our History students at Northampton. Charlotte has just completed year two and reflects on studying History in a pandemic.  We have all been impacted by Covid-19 for months now and I just wanted to give people a bit of an insight about my experience of how the... Continue Reading →

‘I never would have imagined that I would now be close to graduating and have met so many amazing people’. Reflections on being a ‘mature’ student at Northampton.

Today's blog is written by Charlotte who has just successfully completed her second year studying History at the University of Northampton.  I have been reflecting about my university experience a lot recently as I am entering my final year as an undergraduate history student at the University of Northampton. I have seen a lot of... Continue Reading →

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