Nottingham Trent University was awarded University of the Year at the Times Higher Education awards earlier this month, with judges singling out ‘continual improvements which are embedded across the institution, demonstrated particularly clearly in its pioneering use of learning analytics.”
But why did it win the biggest prize of the year in UK education? Learn more below and arrange a free consultation with SI-UK to learn about how you can join the 3,500 other international students currently enrolled at the midlands institution.
Why was Nottingham Trent named University of the Year?
1. Outstanding teaching and learning
Nottingham Trent University was awarded Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, meaning an independent panel of higher education experts have judged that the university delivers consistently outstanding teaching and learning for its students, representing the highest quality to be found in the UK.
NTU was one of just 59 universities, colleges and other providers in the UK to receive the highest gold rating from the 295 that have taken part.
2. One of the greenest universities in the UK
Nottingham Trent has been classed as one of the greenest universities in the UK for the past eight years, and has also been ranked amongst the world's greenest universities. In the 2017 People & Planet University League, Nottingham Trent finished third of 145 different UK institutions!
3. Great employability
The University offer fantastic employment prospects once you have graduated, with 94% of undergraduates and 95% of postgraduates employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (DLHE survey results 2014 /15).
4. It provides opportunities to students from all background
Nottingham Trent continually excels when it comes to access and outreach, with 25% of its 21,000 undergraduates coming from homes with annual incomes of £15,000 or less.