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Alumni and Industry Fellowship Programme

Volunteer as part of our Alumni and Industry Fellowship Programme and make a difference to the lives of Nottingham Trent University (NTU) students. Our worldwide network of 1,000 talented alumni and industry volunteers give their time to support, encourage, and inspire our current students and recent graduates.


What's in it for our Fellows?

What is the Programme?

From speaking at events and mentoring students, to providing guided interview practice and publishing blogs, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved – wherever you are in the world, and whatever your interests might be. Your knowledge, skills, connections, and experience could make the key difference to our students’ professional prospects.

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive community and we particularly welcome applications from alumni who represent the diversity of our local communities and wider society.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is a great way to stay connected with the University, and your peers. In addition to supporting our students and developing your own portfolio of skills, the key benefits of volunteering include:

  • use of the title "Alumni / Industry Fellow"
  • a prestigious and dedicated award for outstanding Alumni and Industry Fellows, presented at graduation
  • access to our campuses, facilities, and resources
  • continuing professional development
  • priority invitations to NTU’s events and initiatives, including our annual Alumni and Industry Fellows Celebration Event
  • discounted membership to RSViP, an exclusive “members only” networking group based in Nottingham.

It was a pleasure to participate, the steady stream of questions was realistic, insightful and on point.

NTU Alumni Fellow, after participating in the Women’s Development Programme coffee morning

What you can expect

Alumni Fellows Celebration Event

Alumni and Industry Fellows Celebration Event 2022

Your skills, talents, and ideas will benefit students. There is no minimum time requirement for volunteering with us – our programme is flexible, and it is designed to work around your own interests and availability. We will keep you updated on the various opportunities available throughout the year.

With nearly 1,000 Alumni and Industry Fellows taking part in the Programme to date – benefitting thousands of students and contributing thousands of hours and experience between them – this is a great time to join our growing community of volunteers.

Get in touch at to find out more about the Programme and how you can get involved.

It was great to come along to the Mansfield Fellows welcome event. I was incredibly impressed and proud to see the development and vision of the NTU provision in Mansfield and look forward to supporting as a Fellow.

An Alumni Fellow who supported the Mansfield Hub Welcome Event

If you're already an Alumni or Industry Fellow, why not help us spread the word and inspire others to get involved? Visit our toolkit page to get started.

Term Two impact report (January to April 2023)

Standout event: NSA&D matriculation

Alumni Fellows supported the event, where over 1,400 students attended

Alumni Fellows support provided

to teams in the Mansfield Hub, SSS, NBS, NLS, ARES, SST, ADBE, NSA&D and AAH

Virtual and in-person support

at City, Clifton, Brackenhurst and Mansfield Campuses

53 different activities and events supported

by Alumni Fellows

101 Alumni Fellows

volunteered their time

295 hours volunteered

A range of activities supported

including mentoring, practice assessment centres, guest lectures, panel events and more

1,332 students

interacted with an Alumni Fellow

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