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NTU Alumni meet in Jos, Nigeria
13 January 2020

NTU alumni based in Jos, Nigeria, recently met up at at an event hosted by Dr Dung Jidong, Lecturer in Psychology for NTU’s School of Social Sciences.

The meeting on 4 January took place at the HBC Resort in Jos. Two alumni attended and were excited to come along to meet up. Dr Jidong hopes to host more events in Jos in the future, for NTU alumni based there and in neighbouring states.

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NTU Alumni event in Tokyo – 18 January 2020
06 January 2020

NTU’s alumni ambassador in Japan – Itaru Dekio – would like to invite all alumni based in Japan to join him at an event in Tokyo on 18 January 2020.

The alumni meeting will take place at restaurant Teshigotoya Seigetsu, which Itaru says is “is a cozy Japanese-style drinking place serving superb sake from all 47 prefectures of the country and variety of fish and other traditional dishes”.

The Japanese alumni group have met there before and are keen to return to the venue again.

If you are interested in coming please email before 14 January and we’ll let Itaru know.


Business alumni in Taiwan get together – November 2019
23 December 2019

Business School alumni in Taiwan met up for an alumni dinner in Taipei last month. The event was hosted by Chris Crabot, International Manager for NTU’s Global Team.

Eight alumni came along to the meal at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant. They enjoyed the chance to meet up with friends, network and find out the latest news from NTU from Chris.

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NTU Alumni in Mauritius meet – November 2019
18 December 2019

NTU alumni in Mauritius recently met up at an alumni dinner hosted by Annabel Mitchell of NTU’s International Team and Vasileios Adamidis of Nottingham Law School.

The event took place in Ebene on 22 November. Ten alumni came along and enjoyed an evening of food with the opportunity to meet up with friends and network.

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NTU Alumni in Hong Kong meet – 10 September
11 September 2019

NTU alumni based in Hong Kong met this week at Wahtiki Island Lounge (Central) taking the chance to meet up and network with each other.

The evening was hosted by alumnus Chris Tang, and he was able to tell alumni the latest news and developments at NTU.

The alumni group in Hong Kong hold regular meetings and hope that newcomers will come along to these, as well as regular faces. If you are based in Hong Kong and are interested in attending future meetings, please let us know at and we can make sure you know about future events.



NTU Alumni come together in Nigeria – July 2019
20 August 2019

NTU alumni in Nigeria met up at two popular events during July, hosted by Annabel Mitchell and Wole Ibukun of NTU’s International Team.

The first event took place in Lagos on 9 July and 15 alumni came along. This was followed by another event in Abuja on 11 July, where 25 alumni attended.

Alumni enjoyed an evening of food with the chance to meet up with friends and network.

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NTU Alumni in Vietnam meet up – July 2019
19 August 2019

NTU alumni in Vietnam met up at two successful events hosted by NTU’s International Team during July.

The first event was held in Hanoi on 26 July and 45 alumni came along. This was followed by a second event in Ho Chi Minh City on 27 July, where a further 13 alumni attended.

The events gave alumni the chance to catch up with old friends and network, as well as enjoying an evening of food and games.

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British Council Alumni Awards 2019 – 2020
06 August 2019

Calling all international NTU alumni! The British Council Alumni Awards 2019 - 2020 are now open for applications.

Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.

There are three award categories: Professional Achievement Award; Entrepreneurial Award and Social Impact Award.

The Awards are open to alumni living outside of the UK only. Study must have been at degree level or above and within the last 15 years.

The closing date for applications is 28 October 2019 (or 15 September for alumni in Azerbaijan, China, Malaysia and Qatar).

Find out more and apply




NTU Japan Alumni meet up - July 2019
13 July 2019

NTU alumni group in Japan met up at the weekend, in a cosy Japanese bistro in Tokyo, Teshigotoya Seigetsu.

This was the fifth meeting of the group, led by alumni ambassador Itaru Dekio, and saw a mix of regular faces and newcomers attend.

The next meeting in Japan is planned for January 2020 and they hope for more newcomers to come along. If you are interested in attending the next meeting, please let us know at and we can pass your details on to Itaru.



NTU alumni meet in Sydney
14 May 2019

NTU alumni based in Sydney got the chance to meet each other at a recent event – thanks to visiting alumnus Bav Shah.

Bav Shah (BSc Hons Real Estate Management 2006) was visiting Australia and, on behalf of the University, kindly offered to arrange a get-together with alumni now based in the Sydney area.  As a result, 10 former students met for drinks in the O Bar in Sydney.

Bav said: “It’s great to know that there are alumni in all corners of the globe, including this growing network in Sydney. I know that several have agreed to meet up again and will keep in touch with each other, as well as the University.”

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Bav for his support in setting up and hosting this event. If you would like to help organise something similar then please get in touch.

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NTU Alumni Sydney event – Monday 13 May 2019
29 April 2019

NTU Alumni in Australia are invited to an event in Sydney hosted by Bav Shah, former NTSU president (2006), taking place in the O Bar, Sydney, starting at 18.30hrs.

At this event, you can network with fellow alumni and friends over drinks and receive an update from Bav on the University.  The first welcome drink will be free. 

It is a particularly exciting time to be part of the NTU community.  You may have seen in the news recently that we have been named University of the Year 2019 by The Guardian.  This is another significant addition to our growing list of major accolades, which include Times Higher Education University of Year 2017 and Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2018.  None of this would have been possible without the support of our alumni. 

Please book your place by Thursday 9 May 2019.


NTU Japan Alumni meet up
29 January 2019

NTU alumni group in Japan met up last week, at a cosy Japanese restaurant, Teshigotoya Seigetsu.

This growing group is led by alumni ambassador Itaru Dekio and this was their fourth meeting. It was also the best attended event held so far, with nine alumni attending. There were some regular faces in attendance, along with some newcomers.

The next meeting in Japan is set for 13 July 2019 and they hope for double figures to attend next time. If you would like to come along to the next meeting please let us know at if you are
interested in attending, and we can pass your details on to Itaru.



NTU Alumni event in Tokyo – January 2019
08 January 2019

NTU’s alumni ambassador in Japan – Itaru Dekio – would like to invite all alumni based in Japan to join him at an event in Tokyo on 19 January 2019.

The meeting will take place at Teshigotoya Seigetsu, which Itaru says is “a cozy Japanese-style drinking place serving superb sake and variety of fish and other traditional dishes”.

Itaru is keen to invite all NTU alumni based in Japan to join him for this event. He says 'alumni of any age, any department are welcome’ and hopes for more new members to come to the meal.

If you are interested in coming please email before 10 January 2019, and we’ll let Itaru know.



Alumni come together in Hong Kong
06 December 2018

Hong Kong Alumni Event Nov 2018Nottingham Trent University was delighted to invite alumni based in Hong Kong to a special reception at the Sky Lounge, 49th Floor, The Upper House, Hong Kong.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Edward Peck, hosted the event and updated guests with the latest news from the University and the exceptional year we have had - none of which would have been possible without the ongoing support of our alumni and friends. You are part of a global network that can help us continue to make a real difference. There are many ways you can continue to be involved, including volunteering your time and contributing your expertise via the Alumni Fellowship Programme or providing opportunities for recruiting and employing NTU graduates or offering work experience to current NTU students.

View photographs on our Hong Kong Facebook Group.

NTU Alumni dinners in Vietnam
11 September 2018

NTU alumni in Vietnam met up in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City during July. These events were organised by NTU’s Vietnam Team and this is the third year that they have taken place. The events have become increasingly popular every year and this summer the team welcomed record numbers of alumni guests.

This year’s events were hosted by Katy Fair and Duong Quach (Jess) of NTU’s international office.  Alumni had a great time catching up and took the opportunity to network for jobs and get career guidance.

The events are held annually and are free to attend. Please let us know if you are interested in attending these next year by



NTU Japan Alumni meet up
13 August 2018

NTU’s alumni group in Japan met up last week, at a Scottish themed pub in central Tokyo – The Royal Scotsman.

This growing group is led by alumni ambassador Itaru Dekio and this was their most well-attended event held so far. There were some regular faces in attendance, along with two newcomers, who discovered that they had spent some time in the same NTU department and shared their memories of this.

The next meeting in Japan is set for 19 January 2019, so please let us know at if you are interested in attending or joining the group, and we can pass your details on to Itaru.



NTU alumni events in India - June 2018
22 May 2018

Members of NTU’s international Team – Mirza Mujic, Rishi Pokar and Shruti Jaggi - will be travelling in India in June.

They will be hosting several alumni events and want to invite any alumni in India to these. The events will provide a chance to connect with NTU and to network with other alumni.  The locations, dates  and times of these events are:

4 June 2018 - Mumbai - Tap Bar Juhu (20.00 to 21.00)
6 June 2018 - Pune - Lord of Drinks, Kalyani Nagar (20.30-21.30)
7 June 2018 - Chennai - Rhapsody, Courtyard by Marriott Teynampet (20.30 – 21.30)
11 June 2018 - Bangalore - The Black Rabbit, Indira Nagar (20.30-21.30)
13 June 2018 - New Delhi - Lord of Drinks CP (20.30-21.30)

These events are free to attend. If you would like to come along, let us know by emailing letting us know which date and location you are interested in attending.



High Tea in Kenya
09 May 2018

Nottingham Trent University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Cillian Ryan and NTU Global Director, Stephen Williams, invited alumni to attend a Partnerships High Tea event in Nairobi recently.  The event welcomed NTU alumni, as well as representatives from the recently formed Kenyan Partner Institutions, to meet the Pro Vice-Chancellor
and discuss possible future activity.

Following a presentation on the current NTU position, a round table discussion took place where the group heard from alumni about their experiences of returning to Kenya after graduation. It was a great success and ideas for establishing networking opportunities for
Kenya-based alumni were discussed.



NTU alumni meet in Korea
18 April 2018

NTU alumni in Korea held a get together in Seoul recently, getting together for a dinner party at 3rd Space in Gangnam. This was a popular event with 38 alumni attending.

The event was hosted by Andrew Plant, International Manager for Art, Architecture, Design and Humanities. Andrew was able to let alumni know about recent news from NTU and update them on the recent awards success for the University. It was a great opportunity for meeting up with old friends and networking in Korea.



Japanese alumni meet up
28 March 2018

NTU Alumni in Japan held a get together last weekend in Tokyo. Five members of the group met at Usagi restaurant for a great evening of okonomiyaki (a Japanese kind of crepe) on 24 March.

The group is led by NTU Alumni Ambassador Itaru Dekio (MRes Bioinformatics 2013).

Itaru told us that the group “enjoyed sharing about our life after graduating from NTU”. For most of the attendees, this was their first NTU alumni meeting in Japan.

Itaru is planning another NTU alumni meeting in Japan during July or August, so please contact us if you are interested in attending this event or joining the NTU Alumni group in Japan.





NTU Alumni celebration event in Singapore
21 March 2018

Nottingham Trent University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Cillian Ryan, invites alumni based in Singapore to join him at a celebration event on Wednesday 28 March 2018, at Bistro 1855 (Suntec City Mall East Wing).

This event is to celebrate NTU’s exceptional year after being named UK University of the Year and Modern University of the Year.

If you would like to attend, please book your place by emailing us at by Monday 26 March 2018.



A Malaysian wedding
20 March 2018

NTU’s alumni ambassador in Malaysia, Yee En Chan (BA Hons Media with International Relations 2011), has married fellow alumnus Keyang Lew (BSc Hons Software Engineering 2010 and MSc Multimedia Games Engineering 2011).

Keyang and Yee En met in 2009, whilst studying at NTU’s Clifton campus. Their first meeting was at the Malaysian Society welcome dinner, when she was the president of the society starting her second year of her degree and he was completing his final year. They grew closer  and when Yee En invited Keyang over to her house for a few meals and a bowl of hot porridge she captured his heart and held him spellbound.

They were almost inseparable ever since and lived together throughout their time in the UK. When he landed a programming job in the nearby town of Newark, she moved there with him but continued her Master’s degree in Nottingham. In 2013, they came back to Malaysia for good and began to work for the same company.

Finally he proposed in April 2017 and they got married legally on their eighth anniversary - 4 November 2017 - followed by a traditional wedding day on 14 January 2018. Their wedding in Malaysia was a
perfect venue for the alumni to get together with some flying in from
the UK and Singapore.

Watch their amazing wedding video here.

NTU’s Alumni Relations Team send their congratulations to the couple and wishes them a long and happy future together.



NBS visit to India
13 March 2018

In February 2018 James Stephenson from Nottingham Business School hosted 19 Alumni at events in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore as part of his trip to India.

In Bangalore, James met with Shashank Shivashankar (MSc International Business, 2016), who recently opened his own creperie and sweet shop in his home town of Bangalore. Commenting on how his course prepared him for starting his own business, Shashank said “the International Experience Module in Greece really prepared and gave me the confidence to start my own business. During the module, I consulted for the Greek company Coco Mat and presented them with a business
case for expanding into the UK market. The whole experience readied
me for the business world.”

Nottingham Business School will be back in India in May visiting prospective students, attending education fairs and connecting with alumni. Please visit our International Visits webpage to keep up to date with in-country activity hosted by Nottingham Business School.



Alumni meet up in Accra, Ghana
07 March 2018

Annabel Mitchell and Wole Ibukun, from NTU’s International Development Office, visited Ghana recently and hosted an alumni get together whilst they were in Accra. Two Ghanaian alumni – Claudia and Audrey-Jacqueline - came to meet them at the Coco Lounge.

Wole and Annabel told us some details about the event in February. “It was a nice afternoon event at the Coco Lounge. The two alumni were previously on NTU brochures and had never met each other. They are both interested in pursuing further study with us. We caught up with what they do and shared some NTU pins. At the end of the meal they left as friends.”



Nigeria alumni event in Lagos
05 March 2018

NTU’s International Development Office recently hosted an alumni event in Lagos. The event in February was held at the Fahrenheit Hotel and was run by NTU’s International Recruitment Officer for Africa, Annabel Mitchell and Wole Ibukun, NTU’s Representative for Nigeria.

Wole told the Alumni Association a bit more about the event. “It was a night full of music at the Fahrenheit Hotel rooftop lounge. We had a large crowd of alumni. This included TJ Bakare the alumni president who flew in from Abuja for the event. We also had our oldest alumnus in attendance Sam Emiowele (in his sixties). John Tingle, visiting Associate Professor from Nottingham Law School, Annabel and I were able to catch up with each of them and connect/reconnect friends.”

Find out more about the NTU Alumni Nigeria group run by TJ Bakare (MSc Customer Service Management 2007).



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.

Of her time at NTU Katrin says that ‘studying in the UK as an international student and living abroad for an extended period of time for the very first time shaped me as the global citizen I have now become’. She continues that ‘upon my arrival in the UK, I immediately became a member of NTU’s International Student Society and house-shared with students from all around the world. The fruitful and eye-opening exchange has had a significant impact on my view of the world.’

She is now based in California, and currently works as a start-up mentor on German Accelerator Tech, aiding German technology start-ups to enter the US market. Previously she worked for Airbnb for six years, eventually moving to their headquarters, where she managed strategic partnerships for the global public policy team, and became the Senior Business Affairs Manager for Airbnb’s Trips team.

Find out more about Kati by reading her alumni profile.

The final winners will be announced at a national ceremony in Washington DC on Monday 26 March 2018. Best of luck Kati!

Photo credit André Josselin.



Global Summer School 2018
03 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.

Alongside studying, a fun social programme will run with sightseeing activities in Nottingham and visits to other cities.

You'll be supported by friendly student buddies who'll get in touch before you arrive and welcome you at your induction. They will also take on you on a campus tour and show you around Nottingham. They may even be studying with you in your classes.

Places are limited, so apply as early as possible. If you pay your fees before 31 March 2018 you'll receive a 10% tuition fee discount.  The final deadline for applications is 18 June 2018.

Find out more here including a full list of subjects available, accommodation options, prices and to book your place.



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.

Launched in 2013, Motohiro Tanji is an experimental knitwear label that creates unique textures using both hand and knitting machines, crafting balanced designs ranging from fashion accessories to full-fledged outfits.

At this year’s Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo, he staged an impressive presentation and runway show entitled ‘Reflected in the water’, featuring his 2017 Autumn / Winter collection.

Motohiro has been a part of the annual runway show since 2014. He told us: “I first learnt how to knit at NTU, which makes NTU the birthplace of my brand.

“Before coming to NTU, I studied fashion design in Japan. When I graduated, I realised I wanted to study fashion knitwear design. I ended up choosing NTU after looking at their graduate collections. I felt that NTU had more technical approach to knitting.



“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. So I guessed this could be able to give an inspiration to young students.”

The book uses Kang’s four years of diaries and is “basically all about how I survived in the UK”. In it Kang “starts from day one and finishes on the day I get on the flight back to Korea. It contains the stories of what I studied at NTU, what I have learned, how I got a job, what I have done at work (all the sketches and drawings), and how I met my new born twin babies at the QMC (Queens Medical Centre)”.

It contains many illustrations that he drew throughout the book. Unfortunately the book is self-published and is not due to be published in the UK, due to costs.

Kang has recently completed some activities to promote his book in South Korea, in conjunction with the British Council. As part of this he held a book launch, and has talked to students who are interested in studying in the UK about his experiences at NTU, in Nottingham and the UK.



Award winning Libyan alumni
11 September 2017

Two Libyan NTU alumni have received awards from the University of Benghazi for the best research paper.

Dr Amal Abdelhadi, who completed a PhD in Nottingham Business School in 2012, won with a paper about consumer behaviour in Libya. Whilst Dr Abdelsalam Saad, who graduated from NTU in 2016 with a PhD from the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, was awarded for a paper about quality management in the Libyan Food Industry. Both research papers were co-authored by current academic staff at Nottingham Trent University.

Dr Abdelhadi is pictured after receiving her award at a ceremony on 27 July at the University of Benghazi.



New York NTU Alumni hold their first meeting
16 August 2017

The first meeting of the NTU Alumni New York group has taken place, led by the new alumni ambassador for New York – Raj Vora.

The get together was held at the Churchill Tavern (on 28th and Park) on 3 August 2017, and five NTU alumni came along.

Quarterly meetings are now being planned, with the next one possibly being to a hockey game in autumn (or is that fall?).  If you are interested in joining in with the group or at the next event, please email us to find out more about joining Raj and the NTU Alumni New York networking group.



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.

The awards celebrate the achievements of alumni who have studied in the UK, to show the impact and value of a UK higher education.  Previous award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their community, profession and country.

The awards are only open to alumni living outside of the UK, and you must have studied in the UK in the last 15 years at degree level or above.  Find out if you are eligible on the British Council website.

Find out more.



First NTU Alumni Japan group meeting
05 July 2017

The first meeting of the NTU Alumni Japan group has taken place, led the new alumni ambassador for Japan – Itaru Dekio.

It was held in a Japanese barbecue house – yakiniku - in central Tokyo. Four members of the group came along and as they found lots to talk about, met for about three hours.

Another meeting is now planned for August 2017, again in Tokyo.  If you are interested in joining in this event, please email us to find out more about joining Itaru and the NTU Alumni Japan networking group.



Raj helps alumni make connections in the Big Apple
14 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. 

Raj, who is the Director of Inside Sales at SiteCompli, said: “I'm finally at a point in my career when I can give something back to the people and institutions that got me where I am. I would love to connect with others who feel the same way and share some NTU memories with alumni who are also in New York.

“It's wonderful to connect with others who shared a similar experience. We are lucky to live in an age where technology makes connecting with people so simple, so let's grab a pint and reminisce!”

To join Raj and the NTU Alumni New York group, please email You will need to give us your permission to share your information with Raj.

Please note that our official alumni ambassadors have to sign a Data Processing Agreement which requires them to hold information securely and in strictest confidence.

If you are interested in volunteering to organise a similar group where you live then please email for more information. 



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.

Jörg Engeln, Olaf Dunker, Stefan Koch and Torsten Taugs attended an exchange semester at NTU in the winter of 1997/98. During their time here they were enrolled on the Manufacturing Engineering course, having all studied a combination of engineering and business in Munich. 

The group have kept in touch over the years, and this trip was part of a 20 year anniversary of their time at NTU. Stephan said: “Whilst much has changed on campus, there was still lots to be nostalgic about!”



Nigeria alumni meet up
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).  They let them know about the latest news and developments in the Business School and at NTU, and the alumni updated James and Selma with their news. It was also a great opportunity for NTU Nigerian alumni across the years to meet and network, as alumni from the class of 2007 through to 2016 attended.

Wole Ibukun, (MSC International Business 2012) said after the event that “It was a pleasure meeting alumni and sharing stories about life back in our country after NBS.  These meet-ups are quite useful because we also network with new and old alumni with similar careers and help each other.”

James and Selma also caught up with NBS Alumni Fellow, Dr Rotimi Olaniyan, (DBA Business Administration 2015). Dr Olaniyan studied at NBS alongside his daughter, Tola, who graduated from MSc Human Resource Management in 2015 and has recently returned to Nigeria and secured a job.  Dr Olaniyan is continuing his links with NTU through the Alumni Fellowship scheme which involves him mentoring current students and will be lending his expertise in entrepreneurship by teaching at NBS in September, continuing his family’s strong relationship with NBS.

NTU has a large and growing alumni community in Nigeria and hold events throughout the year in Lagos and Abuja. 



First ever NTU meeting in Sudan
14 February 2017

The first ever meeting of NTU alumni in Sudan took place in January 2017, and was hosted by Selma Toohey, NTU’s Senior International Officer for Africa.

Selma met with three NTU alumni and a current student, studying for an MRES Global Food Security at Nottingham Trent.

Selma showed the alumni videos of the Clifton campus regeneration, discussed what student life had been like for them at NTU, and also presented the alumni with NTU pins.



New Year catch up for Hong Kong alumni
20 January 2017

Our Hong Kong alumni started 2017 by meeting up with each other to exchange news.

Some of our alumni, through their connection to NTU have become firm friends, and in this first meeting of the year they caught up with each other’s news but also welcomed some first-time attendees for networking. 

Organiser and Alumni Ambassador Chris Tang (Legal Practice Course 1997) said: “The enthusiasm for this event was really high. One alumnus even made the two hour round trip from his home in the New Territories, and it was great to welcome alumni who had never been to one of our events before. We've all benefited so much from making new business connections and some new friends.”

Join the Hong Kong group on Facebook and ensure we have your up to date details so that we can invite you to future events.



NTU alumni living outside the UK?
09 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? Read more...

NTU Beijing Event - Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Reception
29 September 2016

Beijing Ambassador's ResidenceNottingham Trent University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Edward Peck, invites alumni based in Beijing to join him at a special alumni reception on Tuesday 1 November 2016 from 1800-2000 at the British Ambassador’s Residencein Beijing.

Professor Peck will update alumni on news from the University including the latest developments with our strategic partner universities in China. Drinks and canapes will be served.

This event is FREE to attend but we ask that you register your place
in advance through our online booking form.



Malaysian meeting!
30 August 2016

Malaysia event - August 2016NTU’s Malaysian alumni are actively networking – in August they met up for the third time this year to catch up with each other’s news.  Here they are in their NTU t-shirts!  

They met at Belanga Restaurant @ Empire - a family run business for one of NTU’s entrepreneurial alumni Farah Dhiya (BA Hons International Business 2013). The event was attended by alumni from 1995 to 2015, from a variety of disciplines and professional backgrounds. 

Some alumni have recently formed a committee to share the responsibility of organising future events and contribute to various projects aimed to encourage future engagement and to utilise their NTU network.

To join the NTU Alumni Malaysia group email us and join them on Facebook.



NTU Alumni Events in India
07 July 2016

Hard Rock Cafe Sept 2013Nottingham Trent University alumni are invited to join our International Development Office Director Mr David Bailey, Senior International Recruitment Officer Mr Mirza Mujic, and Country Adviser Mr Rishi Pokar for evening drinks and networking.

They will be welcoming alumni to events in the following cities:

Bangalore - Wednesday 13 July 2016 at The Black Rabbit Bar, Indira Nagar, from 7-9 pm

Pune - Thursday 14 July 2016 at The Little Door Bar, Kalyani Nagar, from 9-11 pm

Mumbai - Sunday 17 July 2016 at Bora Bora Café, Juhu, from 7-9 pm

Delhi - Thursday 21 July 2016 at Warehouse Café, CP, from - 8-10 pm

Email to confirm your attendance.


It’s a family affair –celebrating a quadruple graduation
22 June 2016

Oredipe familyAmazingly one family, the Oredipes, will have four family members graduating from NTU! In 2015 three members graduated: Kehinde Oredipe (MSc Human Resource Management 2015), Taiwo Oredipe (MA International Development 2015) and Tosin Oredipe (MSc Economics 2015). The fourth family member to graduate in September 2016 will be Adebola Oredipe, currently studying MA Public Health.
In May, David Bailey (International Development Director) and Selma Toohey (Senior International Officer, Africa) met with the whole Oredipe family, minus three who couldn't make it, for dinner in Abuja, Nigeria.
The group were also joined by Muriel Cookey (LLB Hons Law with Business 2014 and LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law 2016) who had been assisting with an earlier event preceding the dinner.
Selma said: “A lovely time was had by all and it was so nice to meet the mum and the younger siblings in the Oredipe family.”
David and Selma were in Nigeria to meet with prospective students joining the University in September and to take part in a debut of NTU Africa cinema advertisements featuring Fehinti Ojelabi (BA Hons Broadcast Journalism 2015) and her two siblings, Fike and Fikun. (current students on BA Hons Business and BA Hons International Relations).

Can you tell us any interesting stories about families and generations coming to NTU? We always want to hear from our international alumni and remember - #ForeverNTU


Alumni enjoy cruise of spectacular Hong Kong
04 May 2016

Hong Kong Cruise - April 2016Courtesty of alumnus Andy Keith (BSc Hons Applied Biology 1987) and Deacons, Nottingham Trent University alumni enjoyed a cruise of Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour on Thursday 28 April 2016.

Co-hosted by NTU's Head of Development and Alumni Relations Tim Cobb, and our Hong Kong Ambassador Chris Tang, alumni enjoyed pizza and drinks whilst catching up with each other's news.

Tim Cobb said: "As ever, I was made to feel extremely welcome in Hong Kong and I thoroughly enjoyed this first ever Victoria Harbour cruise with our alumni.  My thanks go to Andy Keith for organising for us to use Deacons' boat, and to Chris Tang who continues to offer great support as our Hong Kong Alumni Ambassador."

View photographs from this event.

Korea Catch Up
25 April 2016

Korea, Catch Up, March 2016NTU alumni in Korea came together for a party on 19 March 2016.

The party took place at Brown Hands Cafe, which is part of a chain owned by alumnus Ki Seok Kim (BA Hons Product Design 2007). 

Andrew Plant attended the event on behalf of Nottingham Trent University. He said: “Over 40 alumni attended the event – many were recent graduates. It was good to hear that our alumni are doing great things. My thanks go to NTU Alumni Korea Ambassador Mihyeong Yu (BA Hons Photography 2007) and Kang Nak Lee (BA Hons Product Design 2011) for organising the event, and for their continued support.”

If you live in Korean, email for details of how to join Mihyeong Yu and other members of the NTU Alumni Korea group.

Calling all alumni based in Malaysia
01 March 2016

Kuala LumpurWe just wanted to remind you about NTU Alumni Malaysia – a networking group exclusive to alumni based in Malaysia.

Alumnus Lawrence Lim (BEng Hons Civil Engineering 2010) organises this group on behalf of NTU’s Alumni Association.  Its aim is to keep you in touch with your friends and up-to-date with what is happening at your University, as well as providing networking opportunities in your country of residence.

Membership to NTU Alumni Malaysia is FREE – all you need to do is give us permission to share your data with Lawrence by emailing

You can also join the group on LinkedIn and Facebook.

NTU Alumni Christmas Drinks
04 December 2015

Hong Kong Christmas DrinksNTU alumni in Hong Kong started the festive season with a drinks reception at Mokum Bar on Tuesday 1 December 2015.

Guests enjoyed complimentary drinks and snacks whilst they caught up with each other’s news.

NTU Alumni Ambassador for Hong Kong, Chris Tang (Legal Practice Course 1997) said: “The event was really well attended. As well as catching up with news, we discussed ideas for future events, and ways in which we can support our University here in Hong Kong.  I’m looking forward to what 2016 might hold for this group of alumni.”

Nottingham Trent University’s Alumni Association would like to take this opportunity to thank Chris Tang for his continued support and dedication in helping us with alumni relations in Hong Kong. 

We wish all of our alumni around the world the very best festive season.

Vice-Chancellor meets alumni Hong Kong
16 September 2015

Hong Kong Event September 2015More than 50 alumni and guests gathered at the British Council in Hong Kong on Monday 14 September 2015 to meet Nottingham Trent University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Edward Peck, who showed guests images of the campus developments that have taken place in recent years, and also shared details of the University’s plans for the future.

Find out more and view photographs.

Hong Kong alumni hear about NTU's ground breaking cancer research
29 June 2015

Hong Kong Cancer Research EventProfessor Bob Rees (Director of the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre at Nottingham Trent University) and Dr Kevin Loh (a specialist in medical oncology at OnCare Hong Kong) recently gave a talk about developments in cancer research to Hong Kong alumni.

Alumni heard about the important developments in cancer research, specifically in breast and prostate cancers, and were able to ask Professor Reese and Dr Loh questions afterwards during the networking session that followed. Read more...

Taipei dinner for NBS alumni
19 May 2015

Taiwan Alumni EventNottingham Business School’s Head of International Affairs Christophe Crabot and Senior Lecturer Dr Gwen Chen hosted an alumni dinner in Taipei in May 2015.

The dinner, held at the Gordon Biersch restaurant in the Taipei 101 District, was attended by alumni whose graduation dates spanned three decades.  Chris and Gwen enjoyed catching up with graduates and hearing about their latest career moves.  

The Taiwan Alumni group expect to gather again in the autumn to welcome back new graduates from the class of 2015!

Alumni meet up - over 10,500 miles away
30 April 2015

NTU Alumni SydneyOn Tuesday 30 March 2015 a group of NTU alumni met up in Sydney – some 10,538 miles from the iconic Newton Building where they studied.

It was the first meeting of the NTU Alumni Sydney Group – a group run by Alumni Ambassador Bav Shah for former students now living there. Read more...

Hong Kong Alumni Reception 2015 - photos now online
11 March 2015

Hong Kong Event 2015More than 50 former students gathered at the British Council in Hong Kong on Wednesday 4 March 2015 for an alumni networking event. Read more...

Three new alumni groups for Europe
08 January 2015

Hard Rock Cafe Sept 2013We are delighted to announce that three new alumni networking groups have been set up in Europe, thanks to generous alumni volunteers.

Alumni based in the Channel Islands, Italy and Ireland can now enjoy networking with others based in their country and who shared the NTU experience. Read more...

Chris Tang is NTU’s new Alumni Ambassador in Hong Kong
19 December 2014

Chris TangWe are delighted to announce that the new official alumni ambassador in Hong Kong is Chris Tang (Legal Practice Course 1997). Read more...

Alumni gathering in Shanghai
16 December 2014

Shanghai Alumni EventA gathering of Art & Design and Architecture, Design and the Built Environment alumni took place in central Shanghai on Friday 5 December 2014. Read more...

Qasim visits "magnificent" Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism
22 September 2014

Qasim visits CBJA Nigerian alumnus returned to the UK recently to visit his place of study. Read more...

Burna Boy surprises NTU guests in Nigeria
07 August 2014

Nigeria Summer Party 2014Nigerian rapper Burna Boy surprised guests at our NTU Summer Party 2014 in Lagos last month.

Hosted by International Development Office representatives, Anna Taylor and Selma Toohey (BA Hons Policitics 2011), around 35 NTU applicants, students and alumni were invited to join Burna Boy and NTU staff in an exclusive VIP area at The Place in Lagos. Read more...

Pune event for Smile Project
04 August 2014

The Smile ProjectNottingham Trent University’s International Development Office, along with The Smile Project India Founder and NTU Alumna Alifiya Pratapgharwala (MA Fashion Marketing and Communication 2011) organised a charity event at Shri Sai Ghadhge Vidhyalay, Government aided school in Koregaon Park, Pune on 23 July 2014. Read more...

Nigerian graduate chosen to represent students with vote of thanks speech
29 July 2014

Peace Ubongwung gives vote of thanks speechA Nigerian graduate who studied in the UK has been given the honour of delivering the vote of thanks speech on behalf of all students at his graduation ceremony at Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Read more...


Pie tasting in Taipei
10 July 2014

Pie tasting in TaipeiNTU alumni based in Taiwan met up recently for a special get together – and pie tasting - at British Style Pub “On–Tap” in Taipei. Read more...

Lecture and networking night for Hong Kong Law alumni
07 March 2014

Hong KongMore than 40 alumni gathered at the British Council in Hong Kong on Monday 24 February 2014 for an event especially for former students of Nottingham Law School. Read more...

Alumni groups in your country
04 March 2014

Alumni in Korea reunite - October 2013This week is NTU’s Global Week – a celebration of the rich cultural diversity across our City, Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses. Read more...

NTU signs deal to take law students from CUPL
06 February 2014

BeijingNottingham Law School is to take up to 50 students a year from one of the largest law schools in the world. Read more...

Pune alumni "miss NTU"
18 November 2013

Pune Event Nov 2013A small group of alumni met up in Pune recently to catch up with the latest news from NTU – and from each other.

NTU’s International representative in India, Rishi Pokar (MSc Construction Management 2012), and International Recruitment Officer Mirza Mujic (LLB Hons Law 2009) hosted the dinner on Friday 15 November 2013 at High Spirits in Pune. Read more...

Alumni get together in Korea
24 October 2013

Korea Event October 2013

Almost 70 alumni and friends gathered in Seoul recently at an event hosted by Dean of the School of Art & Design, Marjolijn Brussaard.

The event, kindly organised by NTU Alumni Ambassador Kang Nak Lee (BA Hons Product Design 2011), was held on the rooftop of Hotel La Casa.

Guests enjoyed food and drinks before Marjolijn updated the group on the latest developments at Nottingham Trent University, including the new Students’ Union building, and news of the latest research.  Alumnus Gareth Davies (BSc Industrial Management 2001), who is the Head of Science and Innovation at the British Embassy in Seoul, also told guests about the work of British Embassy.

Later there was a showcase of what Korean alumni are doing in their careers, and a raffle.

For more information about the NTU Alumni Korea group email

Alumni enjoy first ever event in Australia
30 September 2013

MelbourneOur first ever event for NTU alumni in Australia took place on Wednesday 25 September.  Fourteen alumni and guests enjoyed “prama night” at the Prahran Hotel in Melbourne – and even our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Gorman, was in town to join in the fun.

We would like thank organiser, alumna Sue McKnight (PhD Business and Management 2011), for setting up this event.

NTU has an alumni group set up in Australia run by alumnus Alex Cox-Taylor (BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Science 2001). If you would like information about joining this group please contact us to find out more.

Delhi alumni event - 10 September 2013
19 September 2013

Hard Rock Cafe New DelhiA group of alumni met up recently at Hard Rock Café in New Delhi.

Alumni and friends had the opportunity to have fun and hear the latest news from NTU. Read more...

New appointment for Yu Xiong
16 September 2013

Yu XiongAlumnus Dr Yu Xiong (PhD 2008) has recently been elected to China’s equivalent of the House of Lords.

Dr Xiong is a member of the international affairs committee for the provincial CPPCC for Chongqing, which has a population of more than 32 million people. The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) has representatives at five levels - national, provincial, city, county and town. Read more...

NTU summer party in Lagos
06 August 2013

Lagos Summer PartyNottingham Trent University’s International Development Office hosted a summer party in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday 25 July 2013.

The event took place at Sailor’s Lounge on Lagos Island.  Read more...

Nigerian government officials see inspirational NTU student graduate
29 July 2013

Betty Alali Odema graduates and received a vice-chancellor's award

A Nigerian Nottingham Trent University student, who provided Christmas dinners for dozens of fellow international students unable to return home for the holidays, has received a prestigious vice-chancellor's award.

Betty Alali Odema received the award - for the quality of her academic work, her contribution to internationalism of the University and her support for fellow overseas students – during the annual graduation ceremonies, watched by senior government officials who had travelled from Nigeria. Read more...

First NTU alumni event in Zimbabwe
26 June 2013

Zimbabwe alumni event 2013Alumni based in Zimbabwe met up recently at the first ever reunion event organised by Nottingham Trent University.

Selma Toohey (BA Hons Politics 2011) is an International Development Officer for NTU and arranged the event for 21 people at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Harare. Read more...

Abuja get together
25 June 2013

Abuja event June 2013International Development Officer and alumna Selma Toohey (BA Hons Politics 2011) was in Abuja again recently.

She was in town to meet prospective students to talk to them about coming to study at Nottingham Trent University, but whilst she was their she met up with some of our alumni in Abuja.

The group met at the Chopsticks restaurant for Chinese food and caught up with each other’s news. Read more...

Vice-Chancellor hosts reception in Taipei
25 March 2013

Alumni have fun in Taipei

On Saturday 16 March 2013 Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Gorman hosted a reception for 30 alumni and guests in the San Want Hotel in Taipei. Read more...

Alumni meet in Peshawar
19 March 2013

Alumni event in Peshawar

NTU Alumni Pakistan ambassador Imtiaz Ali (MSc Management 2011) arranged for alumni to meet in Peshawar on Saturday 16 March 2013 at Premium Education Consultants. Read more...

Nigerian alumni meet in Lagos and Abuja
19 February 2013

Alumni event in Lagos

International Development Office staff Selma Toohey (BA Hons Politics 2011) and Deborah Hinds (BA Hons Media and Cultural Studies & Sociology Psychology 2006) recently travelled to Lagos and Abuja to meet NTU alumni.

In Lagos alumni enjoyed a get together at the Radisson Hotel VI, whilst in Abuja former students met up at the Hilton Transcorp Hotel.

Pictured right, are the Lagos group enjoying themselves.

There is an official NTU Alumni Nigeria group run by TJ Bakare (MSc Customer Service Management 2007).  For more information about joining email

Indian networks continue to grow
04 February 2013

Alumni event in Delhi

With our alumni network in India continuing to grow our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Gorman, was delighted to host two receptions in India when he visited recently.

Professor Gorman hosted events in both Delhi and Mumbai where he hopes our networks will continue to grow.  Guests had the chance to talk to the Vice-Chancellor and International Development Officer, Anna Taylor.

A selection of photographs from Professor Gorman’s visit to India are now available to view online. Read more...

Taiwan alumni meet up for Christmas dinner
17 January 2013

Taiwan Christmas Meet-Up 2012

In December 2012 our Taiwan alumni met up at a pub in Taipei called 'On Tap', owned by an NTU graduate.

The 14 friends ate a traditional Christmas dinner and had a Christmas themed quiz.  There was a business card raffle and a 'bad secret santa' where everyone spent $50 dollars (about £1) to try to get the worst present possible. The winner got a prize – a pack of bin liners!

The NTU Alumni Taiwan group is free to join. To find out more email

Join an official alumni group in your country
22 November 2012

Communicate with NTU alumni based in your country and join one of our official groups. You can see a list of those currently set up. The newest has been created especially for alumni based in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. These NTU groups will keep you up-to-date with news from your University, as well as providing networking opportunities in your country of residence.

Membership to all our international groups is FREE – we just need your permission for the University to share data with the alumni ambassador in your country. To arrange this:

  1. Update your details by logging into Venture Online, your alumni online community. Login or register here.
  2. Once logged in as a full member select 'Update my details'.
  3. Once you have updated your information, email us at to give your permission for data transfer to the relevant alumni ambassador/ group contact.

Please note that our official alumni ambassadors have to sign a Data Processing Agreement which requires them to hold information securely and in strictest confidence. Please read our Data Protection statement for more information.

If you are interested in volunteering to organise a similar group where you live then please email us for more information. Check out our map to find out how many alumni live in your part of the world.

Malaysian AGC officers graduate from exclusive advocacy skills course
20 September 2012

NLS Malaysian graduatesFive officers selected from the Deputy Public Prosecutors and Federal Counsel in Malaysia have become the first to graduate from a bespoke LLM in Advocacy Skills, which was exclusively developed by Nottingham Law School on the request of the attorney general of Malaysia.

As part of their continuing legal education, the officers have spent the past year studying in Nottingham. They have benefited from a variety of practical experiences, including role play and mock trials in Nottingham Law School's own replica courtrooms. Read more...

Students' bags packed for Beijing summer study
28 June 2012

The recipients of this year's Vice-Chancellor's Mandarin ScholarshipsTen NTU students will be jetting off to Beijing this summer to learn Mandarin Chinese and experience the local culture after being awarded this year’s Vice-Chancellor's Mandarin Scholarships.

The students will attend the prestigious Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and study the Chinese language for four weeks. The scholarship pays for return flights, tuition and accommodation. The students will live on campus at BLCU and study Mandarin speaking, writing, listening and reading. They will also have the opportunity to go on sight-seeing trips at the weekend. Read more...

Visit to Vietnam explores new course for Ministry of Justice
31 May 2012

Dean, Andrea Nollent, and Deputy Minister, Le Hong Son, met at a formal receptionA delegation from Nottingham Law School recently visited the Ministry of Justice and Judicial Academy in Vietnam to discuss the creation of a bespoke LLM in Legal Practice to develop the skills and knowledge of the country’'s lawyers.

Nottingham Law School, part of NTU, has been invited by the Ministry of Justice to design the programme after discussions with some of Vietnam's leading lawyers. Read more...

New China link for Nottingham Trent University
10 May 2012

A partnership for collaborative research has been agreed with Chongqing UniversityNTU and Chongqing University in China have agreed a new partnership for collaborative research and staff and student visits.

The agreement has been arranged through the University’s School of Education and three professors from Chongqing University recently visited Nottingham to finalise the partnership.

Rob Dransfield, senior lecturer at the School of Education, has delivered guest lectures to Masters students at Chongqing University. He said: "This partnership has huge potential, involving not only on-going collaboration in research projects but also visits by staff and students from Chongqing University to identify approaches to carrying out this research. There is also scope for reciprocal visits from NTU academics to advise on research projects." Read more...

Almost 100 alumni attend Hong Kong reception
29 March 2012

Vice-Chancellor in Hong KongAround 900 Nottingham Trent University Alumni are based in Hong Kong – and almost 100 of them attended a special alumni reception on 21 March 2012, hosted by our Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Gorman.

They got the chance to chat to NTU staff, their university friends and were able to meet other former students based in Hong Kong. They also heard the latest news from the University in a presentation by Professor Gorman. Read more...

Agreement to link Ghana and Nottingham law schools
13 March 2012

Ghana School of LawA new international partnership has been agreed between Nottingham Law School and the Ghana School of Law to work together on curriculum development.

Endorsed by the General Legal Council of Ghana, the agreement provides a more formal framework for the two institutions to learn from each other and offer mutual assistance.

The Ghana School of Law is the leading law school in Sub-Saharan Africa. It was established in 1958 by the first President Dr Kwame Nkrumah and is the only body for professional legal training in Ghana. Read more...

Dubai DBA launched by Nottingham Business School
07 November 2011


Nottingham Business School is taking its successful Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) programme into new territory with the launch of its Dubai programme.

The Nottingham Business School DBA for senior managers and executives is being launched with support from Stafford Associates, providers of distance education assistance to business professionals in the Middle East. Read more...

Murray meets alumni in Taiwan
02 November 2011

Alumni in TaiwanNTU's Dean of Arts and Humanities, Professor Murray Pratt, visited Taiwan recently and met up with alumni from his school. Here they are pictured with Murray (third left) and NTU's Senior International Recruitment Officer Vicky Chadderton (far right). Read more...

Taipei alumni celebrate Royal Wedding
13 May 2011

Taipei EventNTU alumni based in Taiwan enjoyed a special reception on 29 April 2011 at Alleycats Restaurant in the well-known Hua Shan Cultural Park in central Taipei.

To tie in with the Royal Wedding, the event had a red, white and blue theme – also reflecting the shared colours of the British and Taiwanese flags and the NTU logo. Guests were asked to wear an item of clothing which is red, white or blue.

The event marked the launch of the NTU Taiwan Alumni Association which will be headed up by NTU Graduate Peggy Hou (MA English Language Teaching 2006). Read more...

Iraqi higher education system to receive major boost from Nottingham academics
14 January 2011

The University of Sulaimani, one of the Iraqi institutions involved in the projectAcademics at Nottingham Trent University are to play a key role in a £3m project designed to help rebuild the Iraqi higher education sector. Experts will provide training for teaching and support staff, help to develop and modernise the curriculum and seek out opportunities for future research collaborations as part of the Development Partnerships in Higher Education (DelPHE) Iraq project. The two year scheme is being funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by the British Council in Iraq. Read more...

Alumni gather in Hong Kong
11 January 2011

Hong Kong EventOn 4 December 2010 alumni in Hong Kong enjoyed a special reception where they met up with NTU staff, their university friends and networked with other former students based in Hong Kong.

The event was hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Gorman who told alumni and guests all about Nottingham Trent University’s latest news and developments.

A selection of photographs from the event can be viewed here.

Alumni meet Vice-Chancellor in Beijing
06 January 2011

Beijing EventNottingham Trent University was delighted to invite alumni based in China to a special reception in Beijing on 7 December 2010. Hosted by Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Gorman it was an opportunity for alumni to meet up with representatives from NTU and network with each other as well as hear the latest news from the University.

A selection of photographs from the event can be viewed here.

Adrian builds his career at LEGOLAND Florida
20 August 2010

Adrian Jones

Adrian Jones (BSc Hons Industrial Management 1993) has been appointed the General Manager at LEGOLAND® Florida which is due to open later this year.

Opening in the autumn, LEGOLAND® Florida will be a 145-acre family theme park geared specifically for children ages 2 to 12. There will be more than 50 interactive rides, shows and attractions including amazing LEGO models making it unlike any other attraction in Florida. Read more...

China group enjoy a day on the mountain
12 July 2010

NTU Alumni China 2010Most of the NTU Alumni China group work in big cities, so recently they decided to have some time off and have some fun together so they met up at ShenTangYu, in HuaiRong District, 65km away from downtown Beijing.

On their way to the top of the mountain, they chatted to each other and told jokes. Read more...

Mayur has a lot on his plate
13 April 2010

Mayur Sharma (left)Alumnus Mayur Sharma (BA Clothing Studies with Textiles 1996, MA Fashion and Textiles 1997) combines his love of food with his passion for travel as the presenter of the award winning Indian TV show Highway On My Plate.

With his best friend, Rocky, he has spent the past four years travelling across India creating 180 episodes which explore regional cuisines, exotic foods, legendary eating places, ancient recipes and riveting stories. Read more...

NTU Alumni China inspire each other for year ahead
27 January 2010

NTU Alumni ChinaNTU Alumni China met up again recently to celebrate the beginning of the New Year.

Organised by NTU Alumni Ambassador Du Ning (MSc Civil Engineering Design and Management 2005), they met up in a special restaurant which served Zhejiang-shanghai flavour food.

Du Ning said: "We talked a lot and had a wonderful night. We didn't want to say goodbye, but the restaurant had to close!" Read more...

Alumnus welcomes scholarship students to Beijing
01 September 2009

Scholarship StudentsTen students from Nottingham Trent University have been awarded scholarships to learn Mandarin in Beijing this summer.

The Vice Chancellor’s Mandarin Scholarships programme, now in its third year, was set up to give students the chance to attend the prestigious Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and study the Chinese language for four weeks. Read more...

NTU Alumni China meet up in Beijing
17 April 2009

Beijing March 2009The NTU Alumni China and Friends party on 13 March 2009 gave graduates a great opportunity to meet Mr Du Ning, China's new alumni ambassador.

There was a fantastic turn-out for the event, hosted by the Vice Chancellor Professor Neil T Gorman. Graduates of subjects ranging from International Business to Fashion Design had a great time meeting old friends and making some new ones. Read more...