Strategy 2020: Have Your Say

Last summer I asked our Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen Cox, to lead a major re-think and re-articulation of our Strategy. This ‘Strategy 2020’ work Professor Cox is leading is comprehensive and exhaustive, and continues to involve very extensive consultation and engagement. In one sense this is ‘zero based’ in that it starts with completely fresh …

Progress with Impact

Philanthropy has had a role to play throughout our University’s history, often at decisive moments. For instance, we would not be located on University Park, but for the vision and munificence of Sir Jesse Boot in the 1920s. That changed the direction of the University forever. More recently, our Lakeside Arts complex was only made …

Nottingham Potential and IntoUniversity

Some argue that higher graduate contributions from 2012 will make it harder for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to study at University. I do not believe it will. The new arrangements do not have upfront fees (which would damage access) and do have enhanced maintenance support for entrants from low income families. Moreover, increasing amounts are …