Success for Nottingham in Parliament Day

Nottingham has blazed a trail for others to follow, according to the Speaker of the House of Commons. John Bercow MP was full of praise for Nottingham in Parliament Day, a one-day takeover of Westminster by more than 100 organisations from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. “Nottingham has shown itself to be a leader,” Mr Bercow said …

Nottingham in Parliament Day – celebrating success stories from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Nottingham in Parliament Day, on October 25th 2016, is a celebration of all that’s great about Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Here’s just a sample of recent good news: City of Science & Healthcare Innovation A £30million extension to the BioCity Nottingham building is currently under construction and due to open spring 2017. Safeguarding 250 jobs and expected …

Export or Die: UK Exporters in a Post-Brexit World

Increasing exports is crucial to the health of the UK economy, With a British exit from the European Union expected within the next few years, the future holds new challenges  and opportunities for our exporters. ‘ Export or Die’- is a panel discussion chaired by Iain Wright MP, and featuring Rt.Hon Sir Vince Cable, Vicky …

Nottingham’s chance to wow the Westminster audience

When Nottingham takes over the Palace of Westminster next Tuesday it will be showtime: 45 events, 100 partner organisations, and a huge opportunity to wow the audience on Britain’s most influential political stage. Showtime looms large in the life of Sarah Walker-Smith right now. If being Chief Operating Officer at Nottingham’s professional services crown jewel, …

Commons’ Speaker welcomes regional ‘take-over’ of Parliament

Commons Speaker John Bercow (pictured right) says Nottinghamshire should not be “shy and retiring” as he spoke out ahead of a regional ‘take-over’ of the Palace of Westminster by Nottingham, which is holding a day of events in Parliament on Tuesday 25th October. Led by the University of Nottingham, the day begins with a debate …

Students solve politicians’ problems in Parliament

Business and social science students from Nottingham Trent University will be going to Parliament later this month to solve challenges faced by society and identified by MPs. This political version of the University’s unique Thinkubator Challenge® is being held on 25 October as part of Nottingham in Parliament Day – a one-day takeover of Westminster …

Print me an MP! NUAST students show how it’s done…

Historical figures were traditionally immortalised in marble but Nottingham’s future engineers are recreating the heads of MPs in plastic to showcase the skills that are essential for the country’s growth. Students at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology invited their local MP Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South) into the classroom to scan and produce a 3D print out …

Browne Jacobson joins cream of Nottingham to showcase city’s strengths in Parliament

Browne Jacobson is joining Nottingham’s leading politicians, business leaders, major sporting institutions and world class universities in celebrating the very best the city has to offer at a special day of celebration  in London. Organised by the University of Nottingham, Nottingham in Parliament Day will take place on 25 October when more than 60 local institutions …

Four week countdown to Nottingham in Parliament day

Medal-winning Paralympians, leading business figures, MPs and diplomats will be joining forces next month in a one day take-over of Parliament. Nottingham in Parliament day is a festival of research, debate and showcases, taking place in Westminster on October 25, led by The University of Nottingham. It is the first time a city has staged …

The importance of global opportunities for graduates in the wake of Brexit

Stuart Marriott, Associate Director, Careers and Employability Service at The University of Nottingham, shares his thoughts on how graduates can market themselves in a post Brexit Britain… On the morning of Friday 24th June I was at the annual conference of the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) in Manchester and the topic on everyone’s lips was ‘Brexit’. From …