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NTU Global Friends News

This is our monthly eZine for; counsellors in agencies and schools, representatives, British Council and Education UK staff and our partners.

We hope you've enjoyed reading Global Friends News. If you've missed any issues, you can download copies below or email us if you would like to be added to the mailing list.

Global Friends News - April 2018

NTU shortlisted for the Guardian University Awards; our new video; international students taking over Instagram; meet the team that reply to your emails; Watch live as international scholarship winners receive their certificate and University public holidays in May.

Global Friends News - March 2018

Commonwealth Scholarships, live chats, our new courses;  business postgraduate live talk, study methods at UK universities; English for Professional Purposes; Creative Summer School for 15 to 17 year olds; Global Week and Easter office closure.

Global Friends Training - February 2018

Special Training Issue of Global Friends. NTU's selling points; improving students chance of successful visa applications; comparing UCAS points and work placements.

Global Friends News - January 2018

New science facility opens; NTU Scholarships for 2018; Global Summer School; 2018 Undergraduate prospectus download; International student guide download; Obsessive selfie-taking research; commission for contracted agents.

Global Friends News archive

  • Global Friends News 2017

    Global Friends News - December 2017

    NTU is University of the Year; International alumnus of the year; accommodation for January and September 2018; free airport pick-up service; Nottingham Business Schools gain EQUIS accreditation and office opening over Christmas.

    Global Friends News - November 2017

    NTU is Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times; our fees for 2018; scholarships for January 2018; download new International Student Guide; IELTS increase for 2 years Masters in Business; Vinod wins our iPad Mini and courses starting in January 2018.

    Global Friends News - September 2017

    January 2018 courses; our shortlisting for University of the Year, our Financial Times ranking; Tier 4 visa support; new graduation venue and Nottingham's European capital of culture bid.

    Global Friends News - August 2017

    January 2018 courses; Airport pick-up; Student satisfaction increased; Tier 4 Visa Support; Travelling to Nottingham; Start dates; MSc Cyberpsychology and MA Career Development.

    Global Friends News - July 2017

    NTU win Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Award; download your new look poster; apply as soon as you can; Tier 4 visa application process and requirements; Meet Yohann Advikolanu and Temitope wins international prize.

    Global Friends News - June 2017

    NTU awarded gold for our teaching and learning; Guardian University Guide ranking; visa advice; NTU Football and Rugby teams promoted to top league and Newstead Abbey trip.

    Global Friends News - May 2017

    GlobalPay, a new way to pay NTU tuition fees;  free Heathrow airport pick-up service; new MSc Construction video; annual Scholarship Awards Evening and MA Media and Globalisation.

    Global Friends News - April 2017

    New International Undergraduate Full-Fee Scholarship; watch our scholarship awards evening live; download our new 2018 undergraduate prospectus; NTU Pavilion wins Guardian University Award; NTU ranked in world top 150 universities for Art and Design and cycling for children in Vietnam.

    Global Friends News - March 2017

    Nottingham ranked world's 4th best student city; Global Week celebrations; our next scholarship deadline date; counsellor’s guide for Nottingham Business School courses; IDO office opening times over Easter and celebrating Chinese New Year in Nottingham.

    Global Friends News - February 2017

    Our accommodation system go-live booking dates announced for 2017; our new indoor tennis centre; our adviser guide for counselling art and design students; Nottingham the most romantic city in Britain; NTU Geography degrees one of first in UK to be accredited and tips for using our Agent online application portal.

    Global Friends News - January 2017

    NTU scholarships launched for 2017/18; new unique engineering degrees; Career success for a MA Fashion graduate at Issey Miyake; Summer School 2017; NTU students going to World University Winter Games and
    MA English Language Teaching.

  • Global Friends News 2016

    Global Friends News, Special award issue - December 2016

    NTU in the top 20 in the Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey 2016; QS awarded us five stars for our teaching, facilities, internationalisation, social responsibility and inclusiveness; Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation; two National Union of Students Internationalisation Awards; People and Planet University League 2016; Nottingham Business School joins world’s Top 5% after receiving accreditation from the AACSB; Nottingham Law School named Legal Education provider of the year; NTU ranked 13th out of 128 institutions for student satisfaction with the quality of teaching in  The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide; Student satisfaction rates have risen for the fifth consecutive year to a record level of 89% in the National Student Survey.

    Global Friends News - November 2016

    The UK's greenest university; January 2017 meet and greet dates; read about Inderjeet the iPad winner, International Development Office opening during Christmas and International artist named NTU alumnus of the year.

    Global Friends News - October 2016

    NTU has been rated among the best in the UK for its teaching quality according to The Times and The Sunday Times Guide, 75 new PhD studentships, accommodation for our courses in January 2017, helping Malawian footballers and a healthy desk chair.

    Global Friends News - September 2016

    Find out our 2017/18 fees, watch our new international video, nominate one of our past students for a British Council Alumni Award and find out about courses starting in January 2017.

    Global Friends News - August 2016

    Read about our courses starting in January 2017, our free meet and greet service to help your students travel to Nottingham and our highest ever student satisfaction score. The new NTU website launch, graduation 2016 and our University Language Programme (ULP).

    Global Friends News – July 2016

    Read about our Whatuni celebration, the Nottingham Varsity series, Skype Counsellor training and our two Internationalisation Awards.

    Global Friends News - June 2016

    Find out about our scholarships awards evening, our free meet and greet service, and fill in our agent survey to have a chance of winning an iPad Mini. Nottingham Law School is Legal Education Provider of the Year, meet Scarlett, and read about a fun day out at Newstead Abbey.

    Global Friends News - May 2016

    Special award-winning issue of Global Friends News. NTU win the best UK university for international students in the Whatuni Student Choice Award 2016, NTU is in the top 20 UK universities for student experience in the Times Higher Education (THE) survey, and NTU gets a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education – the highest national honour for a UK university.

    Global Friends News – April 2016

    Find out about two new courses in Art and Design, international scholarships, Summer School, You Said, We Did, and Alumni Profile of the Month: Abdulmalik Badamasuiy.

    Global Friends News – March 2016

    NTU's nomination for four Whatuni awards, IDO eats Fairtrade, You Said, We Did, Easter closure dates, students make friends at Nottingham Forest football match, Chinese New Year celebrations in Nottingham, and Global Week 2016.

    Global Friends News – February 2016

    Portfolio advice videos, Nottingham Forest placement scheme, Law Teacher of the Year Award nomination, new fashion entry requirements, and meet Jack Burgess.

    Global Friends News – January 2016

    Nottingham named UNESCO City of Literature, international scholarships for September 2016, Summer School 2016, accommodation online booking go-live dates, and congratulations to Rishi.

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