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.
Each of our Cultural Strategic Partnerships are bespoke. Common components include opportunities to deliver essential and real-world work experiences for students, whilst providing a valuable resource for our sector partners; collaborative research projects including the hosting of doctoral students; co-design and co-deliver of public engagement programmes that grow audiences and diversity workforces.
DH Lawrence’s life and works to be reimagined into graphic novels through UNESCO and Nottingham Trent University collaboration
Nottinghamshire’s celebrated author DH Lawrence will inspire a novel way to reveal the rich heritage of his birthplace.
2 May 2019
Textile Design students set an inventive design challenge by artist Bruce Asbestos
Second year students create designs for a series of experimental costumes for the Bruce Asbestos A/W Collection 2018
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.
E-gloves to protect workers from dangerous vibration levels
Gloves embedded with tiny sensors are being developed by Nottingham Trent University to help protect construction workers from exposure to vibration.
Study to bring 600-year-old treasure to the world
Researchers from Nottingham Trent University are helping to reveal hidden information about 600-year-old medieval manuscript, the Canterbury Roll.
Nottingham Trent University hosts the creative team from Nottingham Playhouse’s One Night in Miami… to inspire students to pursue a career in the theatre
An evening of entertainment and conversation, the event highlighted the different pathways students can take towards careers in the spotlight or behind the scenes.
We are committed to supporting SMEs in the cultural sector. Current major interventions in this area include The Big House, the Enabling Innovation Design Hub, and our collaboration with Nottingham's Creative Quarter Company.