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The lists of News and Events covers those from Drama and Creative Writing along with those from the School of English.

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Treble 20 - high scores in league tables

Treble 20 - high scores in league tables
Description
Treble-top! We're ranked in the top 20 by three major guides.
Date:
16/05/2017

Jon McGregor on Radio 4's Open Book

Jon McGregor on Radio 4's Open Book
Description
Professor Jon McGregor recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's Open Book, talking to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel Reservoir 13.
Date:
20/04/2017

Student Placement: Shadow Writer and First Story

Student Placement: Shadow Writer and First Story
Description
Emily Talbut tells us about her experience as a Shadow Writer for the national literacy charity, First Story. Emily is a second year English with Creative Writing student.
Date:
13/04/2017

English at Nottingham in the global top 50 subject ranking

Description
School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Date:
22/03/2017

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars
Description
School of English staff nominated in 2017 Staff Oscars.
Date:
01/03/2017

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections
Description
New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections.
Date:
10/11/2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016
Description
The University of Nottingham's results for the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) are in. The results are the University's best to date and its strongest year-on-year improvement since the NSS began in 2005. School of English scored 94% for 'overall satisfaction'.
Date:
11/08/2016

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins
Description
The publishing world is renowned for being one of the most difficult sectors to enter, but despite this I am determined to achieve a career in the industry. This blog post was written by third-year English with Creative Writing student, Amina Youssef.
Date:
19/05/2016

Matt Welton's poems published in Granta magazine

Matt Welton's poems published in Granta magazine
Description
Matt Welton has had his new poems, Eight pieces in imitation of Thomas A. Clark, published in Granta magazine, Winter 2016 issue.
Date:
26/02/2016

Second year English student's play to be performed

Description
Second year English student, Emma White, will have her play, Ambergate Reservoir, performed at the New Theatre 13-14 March 2016.
Date:
26/02/2016
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