NU Futures

NU Futures will be delivered at NUCASTLE powered by Newcastle Building Society, alongside an extensive community outreach programme targeting thousands of schoolchildren and young people across the North of Tyne. The programme will also see additional support for young adults furthest from the jobs market through mentoring, personal development, digital STEM learning and regular interactions with local employers.

More than 500 young women and girls given more opportunities to access career pathways and bright futures in football.

- 2020/21 Annual Review

Newcastle United Foundation has made me into the person I am today

Faiequl Alom, member of the Street Football sessions, explains how the Foundation helped him overcome his anxiety and develop his professional and personal skills.

92%

of the next generation have improved self-confidence

98%

improved their teamworking skills

65

qualifications earned by NU Futures participants and 37 job starts in the North East

The programme provides life-changing opportunities through education and employment support for schoolchildren, teenagers, and young adults. Through one-to-one mentorship, interpersonal skill-building, inspirational apprenticeships, and work placements, 92 percent of the next generation have improved self-confidence and 98 percent improved their teamworking skills. In 2020/21, NU Futures participants eaerned 65 qualifications and facilitated 37 job starts in career paths based right here in the North East.

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