NTU has an outstanding reputation for innovative courses with an international perspective. Our students benefit from our excellent academic teaching staff, world-leading research, links with industry and outstanding facilities.
Our cultural partnerships connect students and staff from across the university with projects and opportunities with key cultural institutions.
Working in partnership with key cultural institutions
NTU champions arts and culture and plays an active role in the cultural life of the city. We have strategic partnerships with Nottingham Contemporary, the Nottingham Castle Trust, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, and ChalleNGe Nottingham, the Cultural Education Partnership. These relationships span multiple schools and colleges and create opportunities for students, staff, and the wider public. We also enjoy mutually beneficial relationships with many more city cultural organisations at course and college level.
Every cultural strategic partnership is bespoke, but they all achieve four main aims; they contribute to our curriculum, improve our student experience, add to our research activity, and enrich society. At the same time, they grow our sector knowledge and provide fascinating insights into the cultural industries.
Celebrating the 2020 Nottingham Playhouse Prizewinner, Gemma Caseley-Kirk
Introducing Nottingham Playhouse Prize winner, Gemma Caseley-Kirk. Gemma, who graduated with a BA (Hons) in Design for Stage and Screen (Design for Theatre and Live Performance) in 2020, is the set designer for the Playhouse Children’s Christmas Show, Jack and The Beanstalk.
NTU students showcase an exciting array of poetry films
Our partners at Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature recently commissioned a group of students to create a series of videos showcasing our city’s fantastic word and poetry scene, as part of the Poetry Pulse Project.
Letters of Solidarity – a new writing campaign for young people
In response to these strange times, our partners at Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature have created a fantastic new project aimed at Nottingham’s younger people. Letters of Solidarity helps young people process the moment by writing their stories. NTU is delighted to be playing a part in bringing this project to life.
NTU’s graphic design students champion the city’s poetry in new project
In celebration of Nottingham’s literary heritage, graphic design students at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) connected with six talented poets from the city to create experimental new work for its Poetry of Publishing project.
Coming together in a collective Response
Our art and design, arts and humanities, and social sciences students collaborated with Nottingham Contemporary on an original publication responding to the themes of the Bauhaus.
Grads4Nottm scheme proves invaluable for cultural partner in Nottingham
With Grads4Nottm 2020 fast approaching, Matt Turpin, Communications Manager at cultural strategic partner Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature (NUCoL), outlines his thoughts on the scheme and looks forward to this year's virtual edition.
NTU works collaboratively with its partners on a range of research-based projects. There are opportunities for post graduate study through Collaborative Doctoral Awards delivered in partnership with NTU, cultural partners and with Midlands4Cities funding. There are also opportunities for collaborative research projects led by Principal Investigators from NTU, but developed in partnership, as well as research delivered by NTU but designed and commissioned by our partners.
The John Harwood Bosworth Creative Writing Bursary
Nottingham Trent University is delighted to announce the launch of a new opportunity for aspiring writers – The John Harwood Bosworth Creative Writing Bursary.
English academics launch collection of creative writing produced across UNESCO Cities of Literature
NTU's MA Museum and Heritage Development student Feixue Huangdu has attracted over one million Chinese viewers by live streaming tours of UK heritage sites. She has been featured on the BBC, Countryfile and The Independent for her work.
Digital Holocaust exhibition launched to help us remember
A new digital exhibition created by Nottingham Trent University and the National Holocaust Centre and Museum will tell the story of how the Holocaust has been remembered - and forgotten - since World War II.
New Isaac Newton graffiti discovered at Woolsthorpe Manor by NTU PhD candidate
A drawing thought to have been scratched by a young Isaac Newton into the walls of his childhood home has been discovered by NTU PhD candidate Chris Pickup for the National Trust.
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