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Nottingham Trent University - Winner of The Guardian University of the Year

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The new award recognises a university which combines academic excellence with inclusivity.​ Nottingham Trent University has been crowned university of the year in the Guardian’s annual awards for its inclusive curriculum and focus on social mobility.​

The award, which was introduced this year, is calculated on the basis of several measures, including performance and improvement in the Guardian league tables. These focus on the university activities that matter most to young people: quality of teaching, student satisfaction and employability.

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People who work and live in the Creative Quarter have been helping to influence the plans to transform the 40-acre scrub land behind BioCity and the BBC building, known as the former Boots Island site.

Architects, local residents, Sneinton market tenants, local business owners and festival organisers were amongst those who fed back on plans to create a brand new mixed-use scheme which will expand the Creative Quarter.

The team behind this development - Conygar, Lavignac and FutureCity, presented initial ideas on how to breathe new life into the site while embedding and embracing Nottingham’s culture.

This is one of the largest regeneration sites outside of London in private ownership and presents a really exciting opportunity for Nottingham and its already thriving Creative Quarter

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