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Alumni eNewsletter

October 2016

USA flag with a blackboard reading: 'Next president of the United States. (checkbox) Hillary Clinton. (checkbox) Donald Trump'

Trump, Clinton and the Battle for the Soul of America

With just days to go before Americans cast their vote for the next President of the United States, Nottingham political scientist Todd Landman reviews the bitter and controversial election journey, the struggle to capture the heart of America, and what the changing US political landscape means for the Trump and Clinton campaigns. 

University of the Year for Graduate Employment award from The Times Good University Guide 2017

We’re University of the Year for Graduate Employment

Today’s Nottingham students are the most highly sought after by the UK’s top employers. That’s because employers know the quality and value of a Nottingham graduate. And that’s down to the calibre of our students coupled with the worldwide reputation of our alumni. Discover what The Times and The Sunday Times said about your University. 

Trent building lit in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Balls, bakes and bright pink!

October is breast cancer awareness month – and it’s been a busy month here at Nottingham with a whole host of events to raise money for our breast cancer research. From the ultra-glamorous Boobie Ball to Think Pink Day, take a look at what we’ve been up to.

Ingenuity17: The International Entrepreneurship Competition

£100,000 of prizes on offer for your business ideas!

Do you have an amazing business idea? Looking for a way to kick-start your company? Applications are now open for our Ingenuity17 entrepreneurship competition, and alumni from all backgrounds and nationalities are eligible to apply. We meet one of last year’s winners, Lili Zhu, to find out what it takes to set up a successful business and how the Ingenuity Lab has helped her company to grow.

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A year in the life of…Giving Time

Over 1,000 of you have got involved in a huge range of opportunities over the past year, and we want to thank you all as we celebrate the first birthday of our volunteering programme! Join us in reflecting on some of the great projects you’ve been involved in and the impact they’ve had on our University community.


Your alumni magazine is here – explore Connect

What do the CEO of Fox Networks, the Head of UK Sport and an underwater cameraman have in common? You can find them all in Connect – your online alumni magazine, designed just for you. And if you haven’t done so yet, please spare 10 minutes to share your views in our alumni survey.


Get your free summer sounds playlist!

Thanks to your generosity, we’ve reached our £120,000 summer scholarship appeal target! 120 students will now benefit from your kind donations. As a thank you, please enjoy our Summer Sounds playlist, selected by alumni like you – 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s


Upcoming events - book now 


OKA Reunion Weekend

Friday 18 & Saturday 19 November – Sutton Bonington

Todd Landman Academic Magician – Subversion

24-26 November – Nottingham

Festival of Lessons and Carols

8 December – Nottingham

Engineering Christmas Lecture

19 December – University Park Campus


Alumni networking event

3 November – New York, USA

Alumni Happy Hour

16 November – San Francisco, USA


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