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Alumni eNewsletter

January 2017

John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker

Upcoming lecture - House of Commons Speaker John Bercow

He may hold one of the world's most ancient offices, but the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons is anything but traditional. Join us in Nottingham on 9 March for an unmissable opportunity to hear John Bercow share his insights on the UK political system - and host our own special edition of University Challenge.

Book your free tickets →

Alumna and nurse Isata Mandoh

Triumph over adversity - Isata's story

She survived a brutal civil war and the outbreak of the world's deadliest disease. Now, after studying a master's degree here at Nottingham thanks to a scholarship, Isata Mandoh is returning home as Sierra Leone's most qualified nurse.

Discover her incredible story →

A couple skydiving

The year ahead - join us in 2017

Whether you want to challenge yourself, give something back or broaden your mind this year, we have some amazing opportunities you won't want to miss - from working out at our world-class sports facilities to brain training with our new webinar series to skydiving from 10,000 feet...

Find out more →

Chris Finnis - one our alumni volunteers

Shining a spotlight on science

Meet Chris Finnis (Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 2002). He's one of our volunteers - helping to showcase the wide range of career opportunities in science by speaking to our students. As we launch a new series of events aimed at careers in science, we meet Chris to find out why giving your time is so rewarding. Could you be one of our speakers this year?

Inspire our students →

Our inspirational 2016 Alumni Laureate Awards winners

Who do you want to see your University celebrate?

Nominations for our 2017 Alumni Laureate Awards are now open! If you know a fellow alumni who has achieved something that you think deserves recognition, now is your chance to see their achievements recognised. Our 2016 winners boast some awe-inspiring personal and professional successes - discover their amazing stories.

Find out more and nominate →
Thank you to everyone who supported our Children’s Brain Tumour Research appeal

You've helped us raise an incredible £75,000 - thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported our Children's Brain Tumour Research appeal this Christmas. Your generosity is enabling our researchers to develop safer, life-saving treatments for children with brain tumours. Find out why funding this research is so vital.

It's not too late to give →


Help choose our next Vice-Chancellor

Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway is retiring this October, and the search has begun for his successor. Find out more about the recruitment process - and how you can share your views in our open consultation.


Free sport and fitness day pass

We're offering a free sport and fitness day pass to use at any of our fantastic sport facilities - including the new David Ross Sports Village between 20 January and 3 February. Get your free pass.


Upcoming events - book now 

Inside Dolby Studios

2 March - San Francisco, USA 

Chancellor's Lecture Series: John Bercow

9 March - University Park Campus, Nottingham

A Evening in Washington

20 April - Washington D.C., USA


View our events calendar

Donate to our campaign

Volunteer by giving your time


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