By Neil Chattle a Mechanical Engineering NTU Alumni I attended Nottingham Trent University (NTU) from 2003 until 2007 studying for a BEng (Honours) Degree in Mechanical Engineering whilst working at Rolls-Royce as a Customer Manager managing technical, logistics and commercial activities in Civil Aerospace within the Customer Business Team. The biggest challenge I had whilst … More Going through a bereavement at uni
NTU Alumni James Thornton discusses a time when his employee needed support and what they did to open up discussion about mental health in the workplace. It is now the final term of this academic year and many of you will be thinking about embarking on your first job in your new career. Something … More Mental Health Support in the workplace
By Becky Carré a English BA (Hons) NTU Alumni I recently posted with #tenyearchallenge, and when I looked at my 18-year-old NTU Fresher self, compared to the almost-adult I see in the mirror, they could not be further apart. Studying English at Clifton Campus in 2009, I thought I knew all about how to look … More What I wish I knew when I was a student…
By Leanne Hall, an NTU Law Alumni Like a lot of 18 year olds, I set off for my first year at NTU full of excitement, anxiety and apprehension about what I was about to experience. The first term passed in no time at all. I had a good set of flat mates, loved studying … More Sometimes a challenge is exactly what you need!
By Matt Nicholson a BA Broadcast Journalism NTU Alumni It’s about this time of year where hundreds, if not thousands, of final year university students up and down the country start to think about life after their studies. Whether you’re a prospective lawyer, journalist or sports scientist, with the job market continuing to be concentrated … More The Value of Self-Investment
By Nicholas Watkin Communication and Society with English NTU Alumni In 2014, at the age of 27, I found myself isolated from my family and friends, in massive amounts of debt, homeless for four months and deeply depressed. I felt myself a victim, none of what I was suffering felt like it was my fault. … More Reaching out for help
By Simon Brown, a BA (hons) Human Geography with Heritage Studies NTU Alumni When I first arrived in Nottingham to study at NTU, I was struck by just how green the city is. There seemed to be trees and public gardens everywhere. I was surprised by how much this environment helped me as I settled … More A Green City