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Brent gives expert commentary at the Pyeongchang Olympics
15 February 2018

NTU alumnus Brent Pope (BA Hons Business Leisure and Sports Education 2003) is hard at work in Pyeongchang, South Korea, commentating on the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Bonington building exhibition - share your memories with us!
15 February 2018

There is a great opportunity for alumni and former staff to get involved in an upcoming exhibition about the Bonington building.

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NTU Choir to perform Verdi Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
15 February 2018

The blockbuster of NTU's 2017/18 concert season will undoubtedly be this performance of Verdi’s Requiem – one of the greatest classical works of all time.

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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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School of Social Sciences alumni invited to Prevention in the UK conference
13 February 2018

The Department of Psychology and the Safer Living Foundation are holding a conference in April and alumni of the NTU School of Social Sciences are invited to attend the event - Prevention in the UK: How are we tackling sexual offending and reoffending?

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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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The Women’s Quilt - Alumna nominated for Community Servant Award
08 February 2018

NTU alumna Roxanne Ellis (BA Hons Politics 2012) has been nominated for a Community Servant Award at this year’s Pride of Gedling Awards, in recognition of her campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence against women. 

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Kati’s a British Council Alumni Award finalist
07 February 2018

NTU alumna Kati Schmidt (BA Hons Politics 2006) has been shortlisted as a finalist in the British Council Alumni Awards for 2018.

Kati, who is a contender in the Professional Achievement award category in the USA, studied Politics at Nottingham Trent as part of an exchange programme from the University of Munster in Germany.

 

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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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New year, new you - get fit and save money!
10 January 2018

Is it your New Year’s resolution to get fit in 2018? If so, we can help you save some money - sign up for NTU Sport Membership with your special alumni discount!

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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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NTU alumni discount on your next holiday property
03 January 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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Get involved with NTU Music!
02 January 2018

2018 looks to be NTU Music’s busiest and most exciting year to date – and alumni can get involved! 

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Alumnus stages runway show at Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo
20 December 2017

After graduating from Nottingham Trent University (NTU) in 2010, Motohiro Tanji, Japanese MA Fashion Knitwear Design alumnus has since established his own knitwear label.

 

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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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Town and Country Planning Class of 1969 reunion
13 December 2017

In December, a group of former Town and Country Planning students met up in Nottingham, fifty years after starting their postgraduate course in 1967.

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Brackenhurst Old Students Association (BOSA) Annual Lunch - Sunday 25 March 2018
11 December 2017

The 2018 Annual Lunch for Brackenhurst Old Students’ Association (BOSA) will take place on Sunday 25 March 2018 at the Cedric Ford Pavilion, Newark & Notts Showground. 

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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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Broadcast Journalism alumna scoops two international film awards in Milan
30 November 2017

A film co-directed by NTU alumna Georgianna Scurfield, (BA Hons Broadcast Journalism 2015), has won two awards at the International Cinema Television Sportifs festival in Milan.

 

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NTU alumna wins Businesswoman of the Year
23 November 2017

NTU alumna Sarah Walker-Smith, (MBA 2000), has been named Businesswoman of the Year at the Nottingham Post Women in Business Awards 2017.

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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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Media alumnus captures Round Britain sailing challenge for cancer charity
21 November 2017

NTU alumnus Tom Roberts, (BA Hons Media 2014 and MA Visual Communications 2016), launched his media career working with a cancer charity to raise money through a national sailing challenge.

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Nottingham reunion for Class of 1974
26 October 2017

In October, a group of former NTU BSc (Hons) Applied Biology students met up in Nottingham – 43 years after graduating!

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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 welcomes this year’s Alumni Fellows
28 September 2017

September saw the launch of the 2017/18 Alumni Fellowship Programme across three of our campuses, providing an opportunity for our new Alumni Fellows to find out more about getting involved and catch up with existing Alumni Fellows.

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Nostalgic Reunion for the Class of 67
28 September 2017

In September a group of former Nottingham Regional College of Technology students got together for a reunion at the Hilton Hotel in Nottingham. Some guests even travelled across the Atlantic for the event! Here’s what attendee Chris Mills said about the get together.

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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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“Ay Up Me Duck” – the book
27 September 2017

South Korean NTU alumni Kang Nak Lee (BA Hons Product Design, 2011) has published a book about his experiences as a student in the UK, titled Ay Up Me Duck.

Kang told NTU he was inspired to write the book because he didn’t want to lose the memories he had from NTU. He added “ but later I felt a kind of mission to the youngsters who want to study abroad, as there are not many books about how you actually lived while studying abroad, compared to the books telling what you have to prepare to study abroad."

 

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Cottage discounts for an autumn break
13 September 2017
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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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 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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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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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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