Quality education

Our researchers are making education more accessible to disadvantaged children across the world and our findings have improved the training of teachers and influenced the global debate on improving education. Our world-class research and commitment to sustainability informs our teaching and we work to increase attainment and opportunity in the communities we serve. 




primary and secondary students engaged in partnership with Nottingham Trent 

4 out of 5

of our students land highly skilled jobs or go into graduate-level study within 15 months of graduating 


children worldwide using learning technologies developed by partners




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Education app with global impact

The University of Nottingham, Onebillion, a UK not-for-profit organisation, and Voluntary Service Overseas developed an innovative award-winning app that is helping raise the basic education attainment of disadvantaged children in the UK and globally.

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Learning and students

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Living Lab insights

Students who are learning about decarbonisation of the built environment have access to Living Lab climate technology that creates a digital twin of our campuses, giving real-world insights into the impact of sustainable building practices and innovation.

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Engagement and impact

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Teaching pupils to think for themselves

We pioneer the teaching of philosophy in primary schools, transforming the way that children across the East Midlands are taught. Professor Andrew Fisher’s outreach work in primary schools has led to changes in educational culture and gives pupils a voice.

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Policy and operations

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Reaching out to learners

Our widening participation and outreach teams offers in-school sessions and campus visits for state schools. We work towards raising aspirations and attainment, particularly among learners from backgrounds under-represented in higher education.

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