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NBS welcome Alumni Fellows for fourth year
19 September 2018

Nottingham Business School (NBS) hosted an event to mark the start of the Alumni Fellowship Programme for this academic year - after recruiting over 50 further volunteers, bringing the total number of Alumni Fellows for NBS alone to 300.


Nottingham Business School Shortlisted for Business School of the Year
10 September 2018

Nottingham Business School (NBS) has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2018.

The awards are widely recognised as the Oscars of the higher education sector and celebrate the talent, dedication and innovation of individuals and teams across all aspects of university life.


Hoodwinked 2018
13 August 2018

Visitors to Nottingham this summer will notice some additions to the City’s streets, as scores of quirky Robin sculptures take pride of place in the city. They are part of Hoodwinked, a public sculpture trail. The trail is a modern take on the legend of Robin Hood, with the outlaw outwitting the Sheriff of Nottingham in a series of disguises.

Each Robin has been sponsored by a business and individually decorated by artists. Among the artists are some NTU alumni.


Benefits for you
08 August 2018

NTU Active MembershipDid you know that as a former student of Nottingham Trent University you can enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and services?  All you need to do is keep in touch with us!

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Life's a beach – in Nottingham City Centre
02 August 2018

This summer, the seaside will come to Nottingham once more as the Nottingham Beach lands in the Old Market Square – and it’s bigger and better than ever!


Like father, like son
26 July 2018

Andrew and Charlie BurtAlumnus Andrew Burt (BSc Hons Urban Estate Surveying 1984) was excited to be back on campus this week… to see his son Charlie graduate into the same profession.


Graduation is not
13 July 2018

Graduation Goody BagsAre you graduating this July?  Update your details so that we can keep you up to date with what’s happening at your University... and remember to pick up a graduation goody bag in the Newton building after your ceremony!


University Awards for Outstanding Alumni
13 July 2018

Two notable Nottingham Trent University alumni are among the figures to be presented with special awards during NTU’s forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

Awards for Outstanding Alumni will be presented to Beth Chilton, in recognition of her success in the fashion business, and to Lizzie Carr, in recognition of working to rid the UK’s waterways of plastic pollution.




NTU to honour inspirational figures
12 July 2018

Nottingham Trent University alumni are among the figures to be presented with honorary degrees during the University’s forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

Four notable NTU alumni will receive honorary degrees.




Alumna’s book on breast cancer gene mutations nominated for national book award
11 July 2018

A book by NTU alumna Clarissa Foster (PGCE Post Compulsory Education 2003), on the BRCA (breast cancer) gene mutations, has been nominated for an award by the People’s Book Prize!


University completes first phase of restoration of former chapel as graduation venue
04 July 2018

Nottingham Trent University has completed the first phase of refurbishment works of a former Wesleyan Chapel in time for it to become a venue for this year’s degree ceremonies.


Fashion design alumni reveal what life as an intern at Urban Outfitters in New York is like
28 June 2018

With just over four months left of their internship, Leanne and Natasha share with us how they’ve spent the last six months working at the leading lifestyle speciality retailer and wholesaler.


Daughter recreates father’s photos nearly 40 years later
19 June 2018

We were recently contacted by the daughter of an alumnus, Maria Wong, wanting to know if we could trace a trophy her father was awarded in 1981. Maria’s father, Chi Min Wong (Diploma Food Technology 1981), had been awarded distinction along with a trophy called the ‘Yorkshire Egg Producers Cup’ which has his name engraved on it.


NTU soars in Guardian University Guide to 16th in the UK
30 May 2018

Students at CliftonNottingham Trent University is once again one of the biggest climbers in a national league table focusing on student satisfaction and graduate employment.

The Guardian University Guide 2019 published on May 29) shows the University has risen to 16th place in the overall table – a jump of 18 places. This year’s success follows on from the university jumping 19 places last year, when it was placed 34th.


Your opportunity to inspire current students
24 May 2018

NBS Alumni Fellows 2016NTU's Alumni Fellowship Programme continues to flourish and has now been expanded across the University's schools. With over 850 Alumni Fellows taking part in the programme, and volunteering thousands of hours of their time, now is a fantastic time to apply to the Alumni Fellowship Programme and join our growing team of dedicated volunteers.

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NTU alumni discount on your next holiday property
24 May 2018

Norwich CottageHave you booked your summer holiday yet? Perhaps you are thinking ahead to October half term or Christmas? Why not book your next break through our partnership with, and enjoy some great discounts?

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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.


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. 


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.


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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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.


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.


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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