Nottingham is the Times Higher's 'University of the Year' for 2006/7.
Nottingham's first civic college was opened in the city centre in 1881, four years after the foundation stone was laid by former British prime minister, W E Gladstone. In 2007 it has three campuses in Nottingham, pioneering campuses in China and Malaysia, medical and nursing schools in Derby, Lincoln and Mansfield as well as Nottingham, and the UK's first new Vet School for more than half a century.
Each of the University's five faculties - Arts, Social Sciences Law and Education, Engineering, Science, and Medicine and Health Sciences - is comprised of a number of schools, some of which, in turn, are further divided into departments or divisions. This structure provides a strategic grouping of related academic disciplines. It also ensures that the management and administration of academic life runs efficiently.
Whilst strategic decisions, such as changes in regulations, are made at Universit (more ... )