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Knowledge and skills development

This page contains basic information about a number of teams which specialise in knowledge and skills development. Its content is primarily aimed at students based at the UK campus but may be also be of interest to staff.

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What you need to know

At the University of Nottingham, we believe that learning is continuous. We aim to provide you with skills that not only help you to succeed personally, but which enable those around you to achieve their goals as well.

Careers and Employability Service

The Careers and Employability Service offers careers-related advice and support to students, graduates and research staff. This includes dedicated faculty teams who work in partnership with academic schools to offer a wide range of activities, such as:

  • skills workshops
  • recruitment fairs
  • placement and internship opportunities
  • individual consultations.

The Careers and Employability Service also runs the Nottingham Advantage Award (NAA), a sector leading co-curricular programme for students.

For more information, please consult the following:

Careers and Employability Service

Nottingham Advantage Award (NAA)


Professional Development

The Professional Development team provide training and support to staff and postgraduate students in the following areas:

  • Teacher development
  • Professional recognition
  • Equality, diversity and inclusivity
  • Wellbeing
  • Information technology

For more information about the numerous courses on offer, please consult the following: 

Professional Development (website)

Central Short Courses


Academic Skills Development Team

The Academic Skills Development Team provide developmental support to both staff and students (at both School and Faculty level) in areas such as:

  • academic writing;
  • time management; and
  • use of feedback and working in groups.

For more specific queries, please send an email to the:

For more specific queries, please send an email to:  Email

For more general information, please consult the following: 

Student Academic Skills


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This page was last updated on 10 May 2021 at 17:30 (GMT)