"The open door policy of the teaching staff is great. If I’ve ever had a question about a lecture, or can’t find some of the recommended reading, tutors have always been very quick to respond to my emails.
Similarly, for feedback on assignments it was really easy to make an appointment and have a chat which I’ve found really useful.”
Rhianon Brooks, BA (Hons) Criminology
When it comes to higher education, age is really just a number. Its a fact that more than 1 out of every 10 students at Nottingham Trent University is a mature student. Our latest Vlog explores some of the reasons why our mature students decided to come to university later in life. Whatever the reason, going to university as a mature student can be a highly rewarding experience!
"The course allows freedom in terms of choosing modules, which enables you to guide your degree in the way you want it to go. It offers a wide range of topics which I have found extremely interesting." Dean Barnes BA (Hons) Sociology.
"I really liked the structure of the modules in the first year that allowed virtually every area of social life to be considered. This structure has allowed me to embrace specific topics of interest for my second year such as religion and gender and health which I can write about in my assignments."
James Donovan, BA (Hons) Sociology
Have you ever considered taking a non-traditional route in to Higher Education? Did you know you could get a degree, and get paid to do it?
Ryan Clifford and Abbie Williams both study at Nottingham Trent University, however, unlike most of their undergraduate peers, they are going to graduate debt free! Find out how they did it;
"I was drawn to the apprenticeship because it offered the opportunity for me to do a fully-funded degree, whilst gaining industry experience and earning a wage. It made perfect sense," - Ryan Clifford, 20, studying Food Science at Nottingham Trent University