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Innovating since 1843 – NTU celebrates 175th anniversary
11 May 2018

The excessive and problematic use of social media in adolescence was the focus of an event in London highlighting NTU’s high-impact research, and celebrating its heritage of innovation since its foundation in 1843.

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Fashion Design alumna launches menswear collection for Tu
10 May 2018

Amy Vanderwal, (BA Hons Fashion Design 2017), has been working on a menswear collection for Tu, the clothing line of British supermarket Sainsbury's. 

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Alumni Fellows inspire students at our first Creative Industries Expo
09 May 2018

Creative Industries ExpoThe end of Term 2 saw the University host its first ever Creative Industries Expo, under the title ‘LEAP: Your Creative Future Awaits’ - with Alumni Fellows on hand to help inspire our students.

Organised by the School of Art and Design, but open to all students, the fair, held in Newton on City Campus, was the first of its kind, but will now become an annual fixture in the NTU creative calendar.

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Summit of success
09 May 2018

Lee FarmerAlumnus and explorer Lee Farmer (BSc Hons Residential Development 1996) is celebrating a special anniversary… it's 10 years since his Everest summit!

To mark the occasion, Lee is embarking on a three week expedition to the Himalayas. 

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NTU brings music to your ears
03 May 2018

NTU Music in the Albert HallNTU Music have got a number of events lined up for May and June.  Whether you want to see our talented students, staff and alumni perform – or want to get involved yourself – why not take a look at what we’ve got in our calendar.

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High Sheriffs will wear lace jabots made by NTU
01 May 2018

Lace jabotSpecially made jabots and cuffs inspired by historic lace designs will be worn by two High Sheriffs thanks to Nottingham Trent University.

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NTU climbs ten places in national league table
27 April 2018

Newton ArkwrightThe Complete University Guide 2019, published on 25 April, shows that Nottingham Trent University is ranked 42nd out of 131 UK institutions. It follows last year’s rise of 11 places, meaning the University has jumped 21 places in the last two years.

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NTU alumni add The Alchemist Nottingham to their portfolio
20 April 2018

Macaulay Sinclair, a Nottingham-based interior architecture and design studio, was founded by NTU alumni, John Macaulay and Mike Sinclair (BA Hons Interior Architecture and Design, 1995). The firm recently designed the newly opened bar and restaurant in Nottingham, The Alchemist. 

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Happy 10th Anniversary to RSViP
20 April 2018

Successful Nottingham based business network RSViP is now in its tenth year – and is celebrating with a rebrand!

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Jelly Brain
06 April 2018

Jelly BrainWhen alumnus Kieran Nolan Jones (BA Hons English and Film and Television 2014) left NTU he went on to study film production at the National Film and Television School. Whilst studying there, he began work on a film, combining live action and animation, to tell his mother’s moving story. 

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NTU alumni discount on your next holiday property
06 April 2018

Norwich CottageAs we return to work from our festive break are you already planning your Easter or summer holiday?  Why not book your next break through our partnership with cottages.com, and enjoy some great discounts?

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NTU alumna challenges second year Fashion Design students
28 March 2018

Students in their second year of our BA Hons Fashion Design course have created designs to meet the needs of those with physical disabilities through a creative brief set by alumna Linda Leaver (BA Hons Social Sciences 1984). 

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Alumnus named Best Indie Filmmaker at 2017 Los Angeles Film Awards
13 March 2018

Uzair Merchant, who was born in India and grew up in Dubai, came to Nottingham Trent University to pursue a degree in Design for Film and Television. He graduated in 2012 (BA Hons Design for Film and Television) with big dreams.

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Alumnus named Entrepreneur of the Year 2018
13 March 2018

Daniel Hill (BA Hons Business Studies 2009) is celebrating after being named Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 at this year’s Midlands Business Awards.

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Senior News Editor of NME Magazine returns to NTU to speak to future journalists
06 March 2018

Andrew Trendell, Senior News Editor of NME Magazine, visited the Centre for Broadcasting & Journalism (CBJ) to speak to undergraduate BA Hons Journalism students about his career. Andrew graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA Hons English in 2009 and went on to complete an MA Journalism at CBJ.

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Photography alumni return to NTU to inspire current students
06 March 2018

Two alumni from the BA Hons Photography course at Nottingham Trent University returned to campus this month to deliver a guest lecture to current Photography students.

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Alumni Fellows attend Zoo Biology Conference
01 March 2018

The second Zoo Biology Conference took place on Wednesday 31 January at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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Nottingham Trent University receives large donation in memory of inspirational lecturer
14 February 2018

The family behind a successful Nottingham business is making a substantial gift to Nottingham Trent University in memory of one of its inspirational lecturers and authors.

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Students receive visit from NTU alumna who worked at No 10
14 February 2018

Alumna Janet Wootton, (MA Fine Art 2012), completed a secondment at Number 10 during Margaret Thatcher’s tenure.

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Clifton College 50 year anniversary reunion
09 February 2018

A group of Clifton College alumni recently met up on campus to celebrate 50 years since they started their Education course in 1967.

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Blue plaque honours Brackenhurst building’s role during First World War
08 February 2018

A plaque has been unveiled at Brackenhurst Hall, to commemorate the centenary of its use as a First World War auxiliary hospital for wounded servicemen.

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Met at NTU? Get married at NTU!
01 February 2018

Weddings at NTUWe know that many of our alumni met their future husband or wife here at NTU.

For those of you yet to tie the knot, did you know that you can get married where it all began - at NTU?

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Sky’s the limit for Stephen’s poetry
23 January 2018

Love is the Beauty of the SoulNTU alumnus and Sky News presenter Stephen Dixon (BA Hons Broadcast Journalism 1995 and Honorary Graduate 2016) explores life, love, family and home in his new collection of poems. 

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Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa
10 January 2018

Using his own experiences, BAFTA award winning investigative journalist and former NTU Alumnus of the Year, Paul Kenyon (BA Hons Social Sciences), tells the story of Africa in his new book.

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Global Summer School 2018
08 January 2018

8 January 2018

Applications are now open for our fantastic programme of summer school courses.

NTU’s Global Summer School have a variety of 2 to 4 week courses from Animation to Sociology. The courses offer innovative ways of learning and earn UK credits for your studies. They run from 9 July – 3 August 2018.

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Nottingham Business School achieves EQUIS accreditation
13 December 2017

Nottingham Business School (NBS) has been awarded the prestigious EQUIS accreditation – the highest global hallmark of excellence in business and management education and research. 

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Nottingham Trent University named University of the Year 2017
01 December 2017

The title is the most coveted honour in the prestigious Times Higher Education awards, rightly dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the higher education sector.

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Postgraduate who risked life to help others named as NTU’s Alumnus of the Year
22 November 2017

A postgraduate who risked his life to help save hundreds of people after heavy flooding hit India has been named as Nottingham Trent University’s Alumnus of the Year for 2017.

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Announcement of new Chancellor
23 October 2017

Sir John Peace has been announced as the new Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University.

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NTU named The Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year
27 September 2017

Newton building and the main entranceNottingham Trent University has been named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

The award recognises NTU for its strong student satisfaction, its quality of teaching, the overall student experience and its engagement with employers.

 

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