Nottingham Trent University

Address: Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU


Telephone: 0115 941 8418

Vice Chancellor: Professor Neil Gorman

The origins of the university date back to 1843. One of the top ten universities in England and Wales for graduate employment with nearly 95% of its students in employment or further study six months after graduating. It also has the third highest number of year-long placements in the UK through its working partnerships with more than 6,000 businesses and private sector organisations around the world. The latest RAE results for NTU highlighted the quality of its research, with 74% classed as international status or world-leading. It has achieved a 55% increase in research income from 2002/03 to 2008/09, including a record £7.65 million to fund the development of a state-of-the-art Cancer Research Centre. Recognised as the top university for environmental management and performance, ranking 1st in the 2009 People and Planet Green League. Has had the highest growth in undergraduate applications out of any university in the UK (2008). Has invested £130 million in its estate in the last six years. 2010 saw the opening of the university’s flagship Newton and Arkwright regeneration scheme, based in the City campus.

Recent news from Nottingham Trent University

16 April: Creating a buzz about British bumblebees
There's much more to bumblebees than their sting – that's the message experts are taking into schools as part of a new project which aims to change young people’s attitudes about the important …

15 April: Nottingham Trent University's Future Factory creates virtual reality designer-in-residence posts
Nottingham Trent University's Future Factory is planning to create four designer-in-residence positions for product designers needing access to virtual reality technology.

14 April: On your marks for RunNTU 2014
Keen runners are being invited to take part in Nottingham Trent University's RunNTU 2014 on Saturday, April 26.

11 April: Northerners are more exposed to interest rate hikes, study shows
Homeowners in the north of England will be hit harder by interest rate increases than those living in the south, research by Nottingham Trent University shows.

11 April: Past glories and future potential for MediCity laboratories
MediCity, the health, beauty and wellness innovation hub, is opening over 3,000 sq ft of newly-refurbished world-class laboratory space to companies aspiring to create the next generation of …

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February 28, 2013

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Conserving our art heritage

June 25, 2012

Explore the themes » Researchers at Nottingham Trent University are developing a new generation of technology that will become a tool for use by galleries and art conservators around the world. Projects funded by the AHRC, the EPSRC and the … Continue reading

Featured: Graduates driving growth

June 30, 2011


In response to the results from the HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey out today, Libby Hackett, Director of University Alliance, said: “This is great news for graduates and for the economy with today’s survey showing an increase … Continue reading

Featured: Nottingham Trent named UK’s greenest university

June 9, 2011


Nottingham Trent university, a member of University Alliance, has been named the UK’s greenest university in the People & Planet Green League table. Nottingham Trent University takes the top spot this year for a second time, with strong scores for … Continue reading

Featured: Alliance universities to host largest ever business start-ups consultation

May 23, 2011


Six Alliance universities are to host an exciting new research project being led by the National Consortium of University Entrepreneurs (NACUE) and Lloyds Banking Group on ‘Developing Entrepreneurial Students & Graduates’. University of Plymouth, University of Glamorgan, Nottingham Trent University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Teesside … Continue reading