Philanthropic donations are making a real difference to the lives of many students across the Northumbria University community. New externally funded scholarships are enabling high-achieving students, from traditionally under-represented backgrounds, to access the life-changing benefits that higher education brings.
Northumbria alumnus, Dr Arnab Basu, Founding Chief Executive Officer of Kromek, who is supporting the Fund with scholarships, share his reasons for donating.
Arnab graduated from Northumbria in 1999 with a First-Class Honours degree in Materials Engineering. His donation, match funded by the University, has established an Engineering scholarship to support talented students from low-income backgrounds.
Kromek Group plc designs, develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray imaging and radiation detection products for the medical, CBRNe security, Homeland Security and civil nuclear radiation detection markets.