Presentation on theme: "1 Nottingham Trent University. 2 Nottingham Trent University (NTU) Nottingham Trent University’s origins go back to 1843 Over 25,000 students Over 2,500."— Presentation transcript:
2 Nottingham Trent University (NTU) Nottingham Trent University’s origins go back to 1843 Over 25,000 students Over 2,500 staff
3 Our Mission To deliver education and research that shape lives and society
4 We have 6 main aims: 1.To develop confident and ambitious graduates equipped to shape society 2.To provide education that promotes both intellectual initiative and the highest academic standards to prepare students for life and career 3.To be the university of choice for business, industry and the professions in our areas of expertise 4.To be recognised both nationally and internationally for the effectiveness of our teaching and the relevance of our research 5.To transform the learning and working environment to create an inspiring and innovative culture 6.To have the courage and the will to implement change
5 Nottingham Trent University has 9 Academic Schools Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences Architecture, Design and the Built Environment Art & Design Arts and Humanities Education Nottingham Business School Nottingham Law School Science and Technology Social Sciences
6 Our Schools are grouped into 4 Colleges College of Art & Design and Built Environment College of Arts, Humanities & Education College of Science College of Business, Law & Social Sciences Central Policy
8 Graduate Employability Nottingham Trent University is in 2nd place for graduate employability among all the multi-discipline universities of England and Wales. 97.5% of students graduating from NTU in 2006 were in employment, further study or pursuing another ambition within 6 months of graduating
9 Links with 6,000 employers across the world For example: –Armani –BBC –BP –Christian Dior –Estée Lauder –Microsoft –Rolls Royce –Siemens –Toyota –Unilever
10 We are in the top 4 universities in the UK for the number of year-long work placements
11 NTU Graduate Attributes NTU undergraduate and postgraduate courses are continuously reviewed to ensure that they develop the Key skills that will mark out the ‘NTU graduate’.
12 We educate for global success by …… Having visiting professors from industry and the professions. Engaging in work-based projects. Promoting team-working skills. Developing a global outlook in students.
13 A Consistent Commitment to Quality In the 2004 institutional QAA review, highest commendation for: –consistent commitment to supporting students and their learning, –student-centred approach –driving forward the employability agenda to the benefit of students and other stakeholders
14 Research Quality In the most recent national Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), all of the University’s research units were rated as nationally or internationally important, and 4 gained the coveted ‘5’ Grade. This result makes Nottingham Trent University one of the leading ‘new’ universities in the UK
15 Supporting Research Saving Lives €4.2 Million awarded by the EU for research into cancer More than £5 Million external research income for research within the School of Science and Technology from, for example, The Wolfson Trust, The Wellcome Trust, Research Councils and Charities, 2001-2005
16 Haemato-oncological Research The Anthony Nolan Trust – the charity which manages the UK’s most successful bone marrow register - is funding the establishment at NTU of its only regional scientific centre outside London. The Anthony Nolan Trust is also funding the Chair for Leukaemia and Haemato-oncological Research at NTU. Professor Tony Dodi, Anthony Nolan Professor of Haemato-Oncology 1 – A Course Portfolio that Meets our Mission
17 The Hive – Creating Business Winners The Hive has helped over 80 new ventures to start up. Many of the businesses have emanated from NTU students’ final- year projects A number have gone on to be singled out for major national awards