Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic (later Nottingham Polytechnic). Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today. It is the 16th largest university in the UK (out of 165) with 27,000 students split over three different campuses.
Nottingham Trent is a modern university with an outstanding reputation for graduate employability. According to the latest DHLE survey, 93% of their undergraduates were in employment or further study, just six months after graduating from NTU.
Nottingham Trent University was also one of only 11 UK universities to be awarded the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission.