Professor Scott Davidson and the History of Newman University, Birmingham

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History at Newman University

To celebrate the start of a year of celebrations to mark the University’s fiftieth birthday, we’ve manage to enlist the help of Professor Scott Davidson, Vice Chancellor of the University, to give us an insight into a little bit of institutional history.

You may have noticed the appearance of the University’s new logo on our entry and direction signs and on some of our publications. Eventually the logo will be placed on all our media, including our new website and intranet, the launch of which is imminent. The adoption of this new symbol is designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the University’s foundation as Newman College in 1968. In 1988, twenty years after its opening, Newman College received Letter Patent granting it Armorial Bearings (colloquially known as a coat of arms) by royal authority from the York Herald of Arms of the College of Arms

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