University is encouraging people to sign up to this year’s runNTU

The university is encouraging people to sign up to ‘runNTU’ in support of its John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

People are being encouraged to take part in the event for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre
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People are being encouraged to take part in the event for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre

Nottingham Trent University is encouraging people to sign up to this year’s runNTU in support of its John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

The event, which takes place on 29 April at the university’s Clifton Campus, raises money for the centre which works to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Entrants can take part in 5km and 1.5km fun runs around the campus.

To register please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/runntu

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    Nottingham Trent University was named University of the Year 2017 at the Times Higher Education Awards and Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The award recognises NTU for its strong student satisfaction, quality of teaching, overall student experience and engagement with employers.

    Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has been awarded the highest, gold, rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework for its outstanding teaching and learning.

    NTU is one of the largest UK universities with nearly 28,000 students and more than 3,500 staff across four campuses, contributing £496m to the UK economy every year. It is one of the most environmentally-friendly universities, containing some of the country’s most inspiring and efficient award-winning buildings.

    The University is passionate about creating opportunities and its extensive outreach programme is designed to enable Nottingham Trent to be a vehicle for social mobility. NTU is the sixth biggest recruiter of students from disadvantaged backgrounds in the country and 95.6% of the its graduates go on to employment or further education within six months of leaving.

    NTU is home to world-class research, winning The Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2015 - the highest national honour for a UK university. It recognised the University’s pioneering projects to improve weapons and explosives detection in luggage, enable safer production of powdered infant formula and combat food fraud.

    With an international student population of approximately 2,600 from around 100 countries, the University prides itself on its global outlook.

University is encouraging people to sign up to this year’s runNTU

Published on 6 April 2018
  • Subject area: Sciences including sport sciences
  • Category: Press; School of Science and Technology

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