Nottingham Trent University, is an institute which pioneers in teaching methods, has award-winning staff and cutting-edge research – all of which combine to make NTU courses the best they can be. All this resulted in NTU being awarded the prestigious title of University of the year 2017 by the Times Higher Education. NTU courses areinformed by award-leading research, which earned them a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2015 – the highest national honour for a UK University. Pioneering projects to improve weapons and explosives detection in luggage, enable safer production of powdered infant formula, and combat food fraud, led to the prestigious award. NTU also commands global respect for research with 90% being classed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally-recognised (Research Excellence Framework 2014).