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Cottage discounts for an autumn break
13 September 2017

Cottages4YouAlready looking forward to your next break? Perhaps you are looking for something to do at half term? Why not book your next holiday through our partnership with cottages.com, and enjoy some great discounts?

Cathy Bramley reaches top ten best seller list
08 September 2017

Cathy Bramley bookNTU alumna Cathy Bramley (BA Hons European Business 1989) has just published her latest book – the Lemon Tree Café - which has rocketed to number 8 in the Sunday Times’ best seller list and is earning great reviews in the press.

 

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NTU shortlisted for University of the Year award
07 September 2017

Arkwright BuildingNottingham Trent University has been shortlisted for the prestigious University of the Year title in the Times Higher Education Awards.

The awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the higher education sector, celebrate the talent, dedication and innovation of individuals and teams across all aspects of university life. The University of the Year category is the most coveted to win.

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IoD £10 Business Challenge
30 August 2017

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) are once again running the £10 Business Challenge, and we are looking for mentors to get involved.

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The Human Impact of India's Partition: Pillars for Resolution and Growth
24 August 2017

What was the human cost of India's partition? What are the lessons to be learned? How relevant is post-traumatic growth?

Lina Mookerjee, NTU alumna and current Alumni Fellow for Nottingham Business School, will be delivering a lecture inviting you to explore the human significance of this world-changing event and how its legacy continued.

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Flagship building will be Brackenhurst’s new ‘heart of the campus’
23 August 2017

The new flagship building for Nottingham Trent University’s Brackenhurst Campus – a main reception and adjoining state-of-the-art environment centre – has been given the go-ahead by planners.

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University backs Nottingham's bid to become European Capital of Culture 2023
23 August 2017

Competing against Belfast, Dundee, Leeds, and Milton Keynes, Nottingham’s European Capital of Culture 2023 bid team is confident Nottingham’s entry will be heavily supported by people across the Midlands and beyond, and is calling on locals to become Nottingham 2023 ‘Cultural Lions’.

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National Student Survey 2017
22 August 2017

Student satisfaction rates for Nottingham Trent University are among the highest in the country according to the latest national figures.

The results of the 2017 National Student Survey were released earlier this month, and NTU achieved a satisfaction score of 89%, which is the fifth highest score amongst mainstream universities.

 

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University plans to restore former chapel into graduation venue
01 August 2017

Nottingham Trent University has submitted plans to convert a former Wesleyan Chapel into a venue for degree ceremonies and other prestigious events. 

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40 year reunion for class of 1977
27 July 2017

Class of 1977Thirty former students from Brackenhurst’s class of 1977 met on campus recently to celebrate their 40th anniversary.

They were joined by four former lecturers, and travelled from as far afield as Scotland and Dorset, with messages sent from alumni now living in Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada.

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British Council Alumni Awards 2017/18
26 July 2017

Are you an international alumnus or alumna of NTU, with a special story to tell?  If so, the British Council Alumni Awards 2017-18 are now open for applications, and recognise outstanding achievements in three areas: Professional Achievement; Entrepreneurial; Social Impact.

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Alumni amongst NTU’s honorary degrees for inspirational achievers
12 July 2017

Simon StarlingCharity campaigners, Olympic athletes, leaders from across the cultural worlds of film, music, heritage and design and the chief executive of a multi-national business are among those to be honoured by Nottingham Trent University during its summer graduation ceremonies.

The 12 recipients include alumni:

  • BAFTA nominated filmmaker, Jonathan Glazer (BA Hons 3D Design (Theatre) 1987)
  • Turner Prize Winning conceptual artist, Simon Starling (BA Hons Photography 1990)
  • Chief Executive of Siemens plc, Juergen Maier (BSc Hons Production Engineering 1986)

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Network - your 2017 magazine out now
29 June 2017

Network 2017The 2017 issue of your alumni magazine Network is out now!

It features the latest news from your University and updates on your fellow alumni, including Alumnus of the Year and international artist Jon Burgerman, Great British Bake Off star Selasi Gbormittah, and Absolute Radio stars Christian O'Connell and Matt Berry.

Of course, we haven't forgotten your old favourites - weddings, "past and present" and Nottingham news. Read it online now.

If you haven't received your own personal copy in the post or via email then maybe we do not have your up to date details, so please get in touch.

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.

 

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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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