Update – 14 July

Strategy 2020 Following an extensive process of development and consultation, Strategy 2020 was discussed and approved by University Council at its most recent meeting. It is being shared with University staff on the Strategy 2020 website. Next steps are to move the strategy forward through the creation of an implementation plan, which will be developed …

Update – 25 June

10th anniversary event The Chinese Embassy in London hosted a reception to mark the 10th anniversary of the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China (UNNC). The event, which was hosted by His Excellency, Mr Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese Ambassador to the UK (pictured with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Greenaway) was attended by more than 170 …

Project Transform update – June 2014

• Following the launch of Project Transform in February, there have been some significant achievements in the subsequent weeks. With Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, appointed as project sponsor and Tim Collins recruited as the Transformation Programme Director, several other key individuals have joined the project. This has been a combination of external hires and …

Update – 10 June

Strategy 2020 The latest draft of Strategy 2020 was discussed at UEB, following consideration at the Senior Managers’ Conference. The next stage will see it discussed at Strategy and Planning Committee, and then UEB away day later in June, before it goes to Council on July 1st. The strategy sets out the vision, key priorities, …

Update – 22 May

Project Transform update Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, gave an update to members of UEB on Project Transform, which aims to deliver joined-up support systems and processes throughout the student lifecycle, across the whole University. Most of the Project Transform core team members have been appointed, with seconded staff moving across into the project team …

Project Transform – May 2014

A message from Tim Collins, Transformational Programme Director: As you may be aware, the University is now embarking on a programme of work known as ‘Project Transform’ to deliver joined up support systems and processes throughout the student lifecycle, across the whole University. We will be engaging with Schools/Departments throughout the life of the project …

Update – 2 May

10th anniversary in China A launch event for the 10th anniversary celebrations at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) attracted an audience of more than 500 students, staff, alumni, parents, partners, invited guests and VIPs. Professor David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor, spoke at the launch event – you can read his full speech here. Speeches were …

Academic promotions 2013/14

The latest round of research and teaching promotions at The University of Nottingham have now been announced, effective from August 1st 2014 – congratulations to all concerned. Promotions to Professor (25)  Dr NJ McLelland, School of Cultures, Languages & Area Studies (German Studies) – Professor of German and History of Linguistics Dr RC Adlington, School of …

Update – 3 April

International Office update Members of UEB were given an update by Vincenzo Raimo, Director of the International Office. Mr Raimo covered areas of strength of the service, including support for international students, student mobility, partnership development and progress against University Plan KPIs. Connectivity with other parts of the University – including Research and Graduate Services, …

Update – 17 March

RGS update Dr Richard Masterman, Director of Research and Graduate Services (RGS), gave an update to the University Executive Board. He covered a range of areas including recent successes such as the BBSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre (£14m), the Doctoral Training Centre portfolio, funding from Europe and from industry, international activities such as the Crops …