Nottingham Business School shortlisted for Business School of the Year

Nottingham Business School (NBS) has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards.

Nottingham Business School has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education awards
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Nottingham Business School has been shortlisted for Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education awards

The awards are widely recognised as the Oscars of the higher education sector and celebrate the talent, dedication and innovation of individuals and teams across all aspects of university life.

NBS, at Nottingham Trent University, has been shortlisted for providing a transformative student experience.

Professor Baback Yazdani, Dean of Nottingham Business School, said: “At NBS, we believe in the value of combining academic excellence with real and positive impact on business and society.

“Our colleagues work tirelessly with every student to create a truly exceptional student experience tailored to the needs of each learner. The result is that our graduates are very successful and sought after by employers across the country and the world.

“Being shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Business School of the Year Award is a recognition and an endorsement of this great work and will encourage our team and students along this journey. That’s why NBS is internationally recognised as a business school for business.”

The school’s successful award submission focused on:

  • NBS’ Personalisation Programme: Courses at NBS are personalised to the learner’s individual needs, experience and ambitions
  • #NBSdiscover Week #WeAreNBS: A week long project-based activity to welcome the new intake of first year undergraduates students and introduce them to national policy level debates surrounding the demise of Britain’s High Streets.
  • Experiential Learning: NBS is the fourth largest provider of year-long placement opportunities in business and management and all programmes have compulsory experiential learning opportunities.

The winners of the Times Higher Education Awards will be announced on Thursday 29 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

Last year Nottingham Trent University won University of the Year 2017 in the Times Higher Education awards.

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    Nottingham Business School is internationally recognised as a business school which combines academic excellence with impact on business and society and is considered amongst the 1% of the world’s business schools that hold both EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. NBS is also amongst the top 20 UK schools by ranking according to Guardian University League Tables 2019, and in the top 95 European Business Schools as ranked by the FT and amongst the top 10 for both graduate level employability (DLHE) and for student satisfaction (NSS) and as part of NTU holds the TEF Gold award.

    NBS’ MSc in Management has been ranked by the Financial Times as the 93rd best Master in Management in the world (MiM).

    NBS courses are also accredited by all relevant chartered professional bodies.

    NBS is the leading business school in Europe for personalised and experiential learning. Each and every one of its 5,500 students has their learning experience increasingly tailored to their aspirations through the use of academic and industry mentors, analytics, and a comprehensive range of personal development and experiential learning opportunities.

    A leader in integrating experiential learning into the fabric of all courses at all levels, NBS’ pioneering in-company degrees benefit some 200 students through direct sponsorship by blue-chip companies.

    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.

Nottingham Business School shortlisted for Business School of the Year

Published on 6 September 2018
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