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Congratulations Class of 2020
15 February 2021

Well done on recently completing your studies at Nottingham Trent University!

We know that you have graduated at a time of change and uncertainty due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and we understand that this may be daunting as you enter the world of work.

The Class of 2008 graduated twelve years ago - and just like you they faced a time of huge global change, as a financial crisis threw much of the world deep into recession.

We asked some of our alumni to share their experiences with you.


NTU alumna awarded CIEEM’s postgraduate of the year award 2020
05 February 2021

MSc Biodiversity Conservation 2019 alumna Jen MacIsaac, has been awarded CIEEM’s postgraduate of the year award 2020 for her research project, acoustic surveying of hazel dormice in Nottinghamshire.


Graphic Design graduate success at the Design Bridge x Guardian Student Awards 2020
02 February 2021

Alumni Eve Wallis and Alice Stone won the competition, with fellow NTU graduate Daniel Swainson receiving runner up.


Celebrating the 2020 Nottingham Playhouse Prizewinner - NTU alumna, Gemma Caseley-Kirk
11 December 2020

Gemma Caseley-Kirk, who graduated with a BA Hons in Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance) in 2020, is the set designer for the Playhouse Children’s Christmas Show, Jack and The Beanstalk.


Trent Tramps – Virtual Golf Day 2020 for the Pete Mote Memorial Trophy
07 December 2020

Members of the early 1980s Trent Polytechnic Rugby Union Football Club, aka the Trent Tramps, continued with their annual reunion in spite of the current COVID-19 pandemic.


Product Design alumni exhibit their work at the Global Grad Show 2020
26 November 2020

Two Nottingham Trent University (NTU) Product Design alumni are showcasing their final year projects at the Global Grad Show, a virtual exhibition of innovation in design and technology.


Repeat Digital expands, adding another NTU Alumni to the team
30 October 2020

After a turbulent few months in light of the global pandemic, specialist PPC agency, Repeat Digital, has emerged from the storm with a bright outlook on the future having recently appointed a new Business Development Manager, Rob Sherwood (BA Hons Business Management and Marketing), to drive its growth and increase client portfolio.


NTU alumna and entrepreneur helps businesses to grow during lockdown
30 October 2020

An entrepreneur is helping other businesses to grow after she sees her own business grow five-fold during lockdown.


Alumna and founder of RSViP business network keeps companies connected through troubling times
30 October 2020

Established business network, RSViP, have been working hard to keep businesses connected during the last few months since lockdown began in March. By acting quickly and taking their in-person ‘Network Social’ events online, business was able to continue as (un!)usual. Aptly named ‘Keep calm and carry on digitally’, the events have been running for 6 months now, and show no signs of stopping.


Upscale success in lockdown for NTU Alumni
07 September 2020

No festivals. No trade. No bother for local business Relic Vintage, who had the unenviable task of upgrading their facilities during a global pandemic. Owners Conner Turner and Martha Hills tell their story of success, missing Glastonbury and their plan to take over the UK.


Bernadette's work against Coronavirus
08 July 2020

Alumna Bernadette Walsh (BSc Hons Biomedical Science, 2014) has been active in the fight against Coronavirus within the NHS.

She works as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in the Patholgy team at the Royal Derby Hospital and has told us about her role in the pandemic.



Share your experience on the Healthy NTU blog
07 July 2020

Our students find themselves in a time of change and uncertainty. Helping them to be happy and healthy while studying at NTU is part of our ambition to create opportunities for all our students.


Alumnus Dan Clover produces PPE for frontline workers in COVID-19 response
04 June 2020

Daniel Clover (BSc Hons Quantity Surveying 2018) has responded to the global COVID-19 pandemic by making hundreds of PPE visors for frontline workers.


Spotlight on our Volunteers
01 June 2020

It’s National Volunteers’ Week – an annual celebration of the millions of people across the UK who volunteer. This year, although we can’t come together to celebrate, we can showcase the stories of some of our amazing Alumni and Industry Fellows, who give up their time to support current students at NTU.

Read more here

Nottingham universities unite to enable safe COVID-19 testing
07 April 2020

Universities in Nottingham are helping to protect scientists testing for COVID-19, by providing the Government with essential safety cabinets. 


Vertical farm crops donated to help feed the homeless in Nottinghamshire
03 April 2020

Nottingham Trent University has donated all the produce from its vertical farm to help feed the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic.


International alumni reunite in Nottingham after 20 years
28 February 2020

We were recently contacted by Florent Rochepeau (BEng Hons Electrical & Electronic Engineering 1999) who attended a reunion of international students in Nottingham, to celebrate their 20 year anniversary of meeting at NTU.


TILT Festival of Learning 2020 - alumni participation welcome
20 February 2020

The Trent Institute for Learning and Teaching (TILT) would like to welcome contributions to its annual Festival of Learning taking place on Tuesday 16th June 2020. This year’s theme is active collaborative learning.



NTU presents awards to two inspirational alumnae
10 December 2019

Jane DonaldAs part of this year’s winter graduation two inspirational alumnae will be recognised.

Introduced in 2007, the Award for Outstanding Alumni recognises the vital role former students play in raising the University's profile through their distinctive attainments, professional success and contributions to society.

Dr Anino Emuwa (DBA 2016) is the founder of Avandis Consulting. Based in France, with a subsidiary in Lagos, Avandis Consulting provides research-led strategy consulting and financial advisory services to entrepreneurs, SMEs and business leaders. Anino also leads a management development seminar series which aims to motivate and energise women entrepreneurs to take their businesses to the next level.

Jane Donald (BA Hons Graphic Design 2003) is a Production Co-ordinator, managing tour logistics for some of the world’s major stars including as Foo Fighters, Mariah Carey, Rolling Stones, Pharrell Williams, Blink 182 and Kanye West.

NTU wins 'University of the Year' at the UK Social Mobility Awards
11 October 2019

Nottingham Trent University is celebrating once again after being named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards.


Get 20% alumni discount on NTU online degree courses
23 September 2019

Further your career with a generous alumni discount on our online courses.


Nottingham Trent University rises to highest ever Guardian University Guide position
07 June 2019

Nottingham Trent University has risen to 12th place in the Guardian University Guide. Once again, this demonstrates its commitment to student satisfaction and graduate employment.


Highest ever ranking in national league table
01 May 2019

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has achieved its highest ever ranking in a national university guide after rising 25 places in the past three years.


NTU named Guardian 'University of the Year'
11 April 2019

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has been named ‘University of the Year’ by The Guardian.



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