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

April 11th 2019

by The Guardian

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.​

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“social mobility is a priority since a quarter of the student body is from households with a combined income of £15,000 or less. The university was the first to sign up to the government’s new social mobility pledge, which commits it to working with schools and employers to improve life chances for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.”

Prof Edward Peck, vice-chancellor of Nottingham Trent University
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Students of NTU


“It brought the whole process to life. It’s made a big difference in a lot of our courses.”

Eunice Simmons, deputy vice-chancellor
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“It was a need in the city. It speaks to social inclusion, it develops student skills and experience, but it actually makes a real difference to people’s lives,”

Prof Edward Peck, vice-chancellor of Nottingham Trent University

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