Centenary of the Students Union

2014 is the centenary year of our Students Union. What a marvellous landmark. So first of all, warmest congratulations. I could not find a picture of the Executive from 100 years ago, but did find one from 1923-24. As you can see, they set a high bar in terms of dress standards. The Union plays …

Targeting Nottingham’s Graduates

The annual High Fliers report on graduate recruitment was published this week. Each year this independent research reports on results of a survey of the top 100 UK graduate recruiters across all sectors, and includes, for example, Boots, BP, GSK, Google, KPMG, Rolls Royce, Santander, Teach First and Unilever. The survey analyses vacancies, starting salaries …

Ron Haylock, 1944-2013

Ron Haylock passed away unexpectedly in May of this year. This week we held a Memorial Service at the University to celebrate his life in general, and his immense contribution to our University in particular. Ron joined the University as an undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering in 1963 and graduated in 1968. He was elected …