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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.


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. 


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. 


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). 


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.


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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