Professor Edward Peck, Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University receiving award. Credit: NTU website.

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has scooped another top title just months after being named Modern University of the Year.

In a prestigious ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, NTU picked up the top prize and accolade of being named University of the Year 2017 by the Times Higher Education Awards.

University of the Year recognises universities for their remarkable teaching, student support, research, entrepreneurship, outreach and collaborations.

Arkwright building Nottingham Trent University

Judges celebrated the institution for having a clear “vision and wholehearted commitment to its mission” and “Nottingham Trent is forging a unique and truly formative path”.

“Nottingham Trent is an incredible university and I am thrilled to be a student here. It’s no surprise that it has won university of the year.”
James Croney, 20, Student

This year, the university moved into the top 50 of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018’s overall league table.

James Croney, 20, an NTU student said: “Nottingham Trent is an incredible university and I am thrilled to be a student here.

“It’s no surprise that it has won University of the Year. Lectures and seminars are extremely engaging, there are so many opportunities and student life is the best.”

Newton building Nottingham Trent University

In the National Student Survey 2017: overall student satisfaction at Nottingham Trent University was at 89 per cent, the sixth highest score amongst universities in the UK.