Northrumbia University is based in the city of Newcastle in North East England. It was formed as Newcastle Polytechnic in 1969 from the merger of three pre-existing colleges: the Rutherford College of Technology, and the College of Art & Industrial Design and the Municipal College of Commerce. It became Northrumbia University in 1992. Its full name is ‘The University of Northumbria at Newcastle’. » Read more..