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NTU rated gold for outstanding teaching and learning
22 June 2017

Nottingham Trent University has been awarded a gold rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework for its outstanding teaching and learning. This means that an independent panel of higher education experts have judged that the university delivers consistently outstanding teaching and learning for its students, representing the highest quality to be found in the UK.


NTU Alumni Survey – Help us paint a picture of NTU
12 June 2017

Arkwright BuildingAs we prepare to celebrate our 175th anniversary in 2018, we want to piece together a picture of what NTU and its predecessor institutions mean to former students like you. We want to share these memories with your fellow alumni and friends as a reflection of what the University was like in your time. The lecturers, the students, the highs and the lows. The social highlights and the sporting successes. The things that made you laugh. The things that made you cry. The people, places, and events that changed your life. 

Take the survey, and in return you will be entered into a prize draw
with a chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher.

Thank you for sharing your memories!

Raj helps alumni make connections in the Big Apple
09 June 2017

We are delighted to announce our first ever international alumni ambassador for the USA.

Raj Vora (PG Dip Law 2010) has volunteered to act as the Alumni Ambassador and to help make connections on behalf of NTU in New York.




German alumni celebrate 20 year anniversary
05 June 2017

Four German alumni were excited to be back at Nottingham Trent University’s City Campus last week for a nostalgic visit.


University one of biggest climbers in national league table
18 May 2017

Nottingham Trent University has climbed 19 places in a national league table focusing on student satisfaction and outcomes.


Get LinkedIn for Success!
16 May 2017

Thanks to Success Photography we are offering a free prize draw for all NTU students graduating in July 2017!


Nigeria alumni event
10 May 2017

NTU alumni in Nigeria met with James Stephenson, of Nottingham Business School, and Selma Toohey, Senior International Officer for Africa, at the start of May.

James and Selma hosted an event in Lagos and met with ten alumni from Nottingham Business School (NBS).


Graduating soon? Here’s your chance to win £50 in Amazon vouchers!
03 May 2017

Register with the NTU Alumni Association online before 31 August 2017 and be in with a chance of winning £50 of Amazon vouchers*.  




Summer 2017 – get fit and save money!
13 April 2017

Fitness SuiteDo you want to get fit for your summer holiday? If so, we can save you some money - sign up for NTU Sport Membership with your special alumni discount!


Award for Legal Advice Centre solicitor committed to social justice
13 April 2017

Faye Deverell, senior supervising solicitor at Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre, has been awarded Solicitor of the Year 2017 by the Nottinghamshire Law Society. 


Higher and Degree Apprenticeships at NTU
05 April 2017

In April 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing, with the introduction of a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.

NTU is offering higher and degree apprenticeships which are suited to both small and large enterprises.  The degrees are industry-focused and see students working on real projects relevant to their employment.


Alumni Fellows are welcomed back to Nottingham Law School
04 April 2017

After successfully launching the Alumni Fellowship Programme in January, Nottingham Law School now has 51 Alumni Fellows who are currently giving up their time to support NLS students through a variety of activities such as mentoring, offering work shadowing, and mock interviews. The Welcome Event on Wednesday 15 March was a fantastic opportunity to invite them back and thank them for the time that they have volunteered to the programme so far.


Art and Design Degree Show
03 April 2017

Our annual Art and Design Degree Show is one of the largest exhibitions of work by graduating artists and designers in the UK.


Inspiring Pavilion at Clifton campus wins national award
31 March 2017

Clifton PavilionThe carbon-neutral Pavilion building at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton campus has won a Guardian University Award.

It won the category for Buildings that Inspire - awarded to an ‘outstanding initiative’ that creates and champions a more sustainable living and working environment in the university and beyond, with a demonstrable and lasting legacy.


Up to 10% off your holiday property with
27 March 2017

Cottages4YouPlanning your summer holiday?  Why not book a property for your next break through our partnership with, and enjoy some great discounts?

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Met at NTU? Get married at NTU!
03 January 2017

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?


NTU alumni living outside the UK?
03 January 2017

Hard Rock Cafe Sept 2013Did you know that we have some alumni groups set up in some countries outside the UK to help keep you in touch with your University and fellow alumni?


Reunion plans for alumni of BA Hons General 1970
08 August 2016

York House Alumni Chris Mills and Ian Robinson (both BA General 1970) are planning a reunion for 24 September 2017 to celebrate 50 years since starting their course. Were you on their course? Share memories as Chris recalls his fascinating time at NTU in the sixties:

"It was the autumn of 1967, the year after England’s footballers won the World Cup, when we arrived at Nottingham Regional College of Technology, now Nottingham Trent University. Nearly 40 of us had embarked on the BA General London External course.  We came from right across the country: from Lancashire, Essex, Surrey, Northamptonshire, County Durham and South Wales, among other locations. Most had never lived away from home before. Ahead lay three years of study, leading (with any luck) to a degree qualification." Read more...


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