Foundation Year Courses

Welcome to Newman University! The foundation team are looking forward to meeting you and getting started on the first part of your degree studies.

Your tutors Emma, James and Pushpa will be in touch in December. We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Newman!

In your fast-track Foundation Year, you’ll explore big ideas about identity and the digital world, as you build your academic skills and confidence. You will spend time each week in a group with your personal tutor, as well as time completing online activities and skills workshops. You’ll also spend time with your degree subject staff, exploring the foundations of your chosen degree.

Induction Information:

Wednesday 15 December, 7pm-8pm. Welcome to the Foundation Year with Emma and James.

Your fast-track foundation year will begin in the week commencing 4 January.

If you have questions or concerns in the meantime, please get in touch with James Brennan (


You’ll also have a foundation year mentor, who is a current student, to chat with about any questions or concerns you may have. You can get in touch with foundation mentors on the Facebook group: