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University Radio Nottingham (URN) wins best radio station for the fifth year running

The University’s student radio station has been crowned the best in the country for the fifth year running.

URN was handed the award at the Student Radio Awards, hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw after beating off competition from Leeds, Durham and Bath......more

International students rate the University as outstanding

The University of Nottingham has been ranked amongst the top universities in the UK for international student experience.

Nottingham enters the league table at number two in the International Student Satisfaction Awards 2014 and is one of only five UK universities to receive a rating of ‘outstanding’......more

In the Shadow of War and Lee Miller’s War

This winter, the Djanogly Gallery at Nottingham Lakeside Arts presents two concurrent art exhibitions on the theme of the Second World War in anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict in 2015.

Lee Miller’s War features the work of one of the most remarkable female icons of the 20th century. Best known as a surrealist photographer and model, the exhibition focuses on one of the least recognised aspects of her lift – her years as a photojournalist during World War Two. Working as a freelance photographer for Vogue, in 1944 she became the only woman in combat photojournalism in Europe......more

Nottingham animal welfare pioneer recognised for her work in Asia

A pioneer of animal welfare in Asia – who inspired students at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) to record a song about the plight of moon bears – has received an honorary degree. 

Jill Robinson MBE received the degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of her 29-year career working on animal welfare issues......more

A life story told in wood and song

Bob Dylan’s Fender Stratocaster, Willie Nelson’s ‘Trigger’ and Neil Young’s ‘Old Black’ Gibson Les Paul – if guitars could talks they would have compelling tales to tell about the legendary musicians with whom they have become synonymous.

Now scientists at The University of Nottingham have teamed up with a master craftsman to create a beautiful new interactive acoustic guitar that can digitally capture and chart its own life history......more

750,000 thanks!

The most successful University of Nottingham Life Cycle event has smashed its original fundraising target to reach a staggering £750,000 for Children’s Brain Tumour Research and many of you made this happen.

So many supporters got behind this year’s ride that the initial £500,000 target had to be extended. Thanks to the fundraising of the University’s alumni and friends and the many CBTR-affected families and their supporters too, the University expects the UK’s first intraoperative MRI scanner of its kind to be installed at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham by Spring next year......more

Christmas with Kishani – alumna releases her debut album

International opera singer and Nottingham alumna Kishani Jayasinghe (Law 2001) has capped another successful year with her debut album.

Christmas with Kishani was released on CD at the beginning of the month and includes a variety of Christmas classics such as Silent Night and The First Noel along with some Kishani versions of classics Amazing Grace and Ave Maria......more

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