The University of Northampton goes beyond offering students a good degree. Its global reputation for producing graduates with superior employability along with its unique approach to social enterprise, makes them an exceptional choice for your future. Shown below are all the awards and milestones achieved by this prestigious university.
The University of Northampton is an independent corporate body established by statute under the terms of the Education Reform Act 1988.
The University is an exempt charity under the Charities Act. The University’s charitable purpose is the advancement of education.
The governance of the University is conducted in accordance with the seven principles of public life; selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. The University has adopted the Higher Education Code of Governance as developed by the Committee of University Chairs (CUC). The University has a Code of Conduct for Governors, External Committee Members, University Officers and Senior Post Holders.
The University of Northampton offers students a truly unique student experience by utilising a variety of teaching methods and providing all students with the opportunity to participate in a wide range of initiatives and opportunities to improve their employability. The National Student Survey (NSS) concluded in 2015, scored the University’s student satisfaction rate at an impressive 86%.
As an institution with degree awarding powers, the University of Northampton has a responsibility to ensure that the standards of the awards given in its name are appropriate. The Northampton Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF) handbook encompasses the key processes which the University has put in place to monitor, review and enhance academic standards, the quality of its learning, teaching and assessment and the academic support given to students. NQAF is informed by the Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA’s) UK Quality Code for Higher Education