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19 Things That Make You Proud To Be a University of Northampton Student

There are literally countless reasons to be proud of going to Northampton, but here are 19 of them.

1. Our lovely green campuses.

You’re always only a couple meters away from the rabbits and the view looks especially gorg in autumn.

Sunny day in the UK 😍 #magic #autumntime🍂 #unitime

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2. And the fact we’re about to go even greener when Waterside campus opens in September ’18!


3. Being home to the most mental student night out, Insane Tuesdays.

#tbt to our balloon drop at #InsaneTuesdays

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4. And also home to the best societies ever.

Including Harry Potter society, Disney society, Dr Who society.


5. It would be rude not to mention our stunning buildings, including the Guildhall…

6. The Derngate…

Home of impressive theatre live musical performances and comedy shows.

Cheers to this crazy lot for a fab weekend playing some amazing music 🎺🎶 #nugs #nograft #concert #orchestra

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Copper wall in Northampton #copperwall #copperbuilding #greenbuilding #greenwall #intown #northampton

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7. And not forgetting the famous Althorp House.

Home of Princess Diana.

8. Living in the town with the largest scalable Tower.

It can be spotted almost anywhere around the town.

The lift tower 👌🏼

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9. Our Chancellor was on Strictly this year.

You’re still our winner, Richard!


10. DanTDM.

Need I say more? He started his channel while at university now he’s got over 16 million subscribers.


11. And other familiar faces from Northampton.

Matt Smith, Tim Minchin, Jo Whiley, Princess Diana, Alan Carr, and Sophie Turner from GoT!


12. Our teaching was gold TEF-rated this year.

And what.


13. Free sports!

We’re one of two universities in the country that offer free sports societies.

Swimming & Badminton 🏊🏻🏸

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14. Pixie Lott & Scouting for Girls performed at our freshers this year.

Along with Charlie Sloth and Kelli Leigh!

15. We have one of the only Tannerys in Europe…

With exceptionally high employability.

Tannery life, yaknow?🐄🐑🐊

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16. Gorgeous landscapes…

You can’t argue with that view.

17. We also have Rushden Lakes…

The newly opened shopping centre with the most gorgeous view and amazing restaurants and shops.

Dancing Swans | #rushden ______________________________________ A pair of swans dancing under the sunset over the boating lake. A great way to end the day 💛💙 best of luck to @rushdenlakesofficial with it's official opening weekend! Gutted I can't be there to enjoy the special events, but I'm enjoying some good old Greek hospitality 🇬🇷🍻🇬🇷 ______________________________________ #ig_photooftheday #ig_shotz #longexpohunter #master_shots #ig_exquisite #princely_shotz #eclectic_shotz #shotzdelight #ig_today #jaw_dropping_shots #artofvisuals #big_shotz #ig_mood #folkgood #exploretocreate #ig_naturelovers #vzcomood #hubs_united #ig_countryside #superhubs #worldshotz #igmasters #visualsoflife #exklusive_shot #ig_masterpiece #jj_forum_2035 #mood_family #thebest_capture #WHPdayoff

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18. Beautiful parks…

19. Basically, just everything* about Northampton makes you proud.

*y’know, most things 😉

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