Our Universities

The active collaborative learning for student success project ran from March 2017 – February 2019 and has now concluded. This website serves as a historic legacy and is no longer regularly updated.

Our Universities

Nottingham Trent University

Lead institution

Nottingham Trent University is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for its teaching excellence (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016). Enthusiastic and experienced staff work hard to provide the best learning experience possible. It welcomes students and staff from over 160 countries, and have 200 partner institutions in 35 countries. The lecturers have extensive experience in industry, research, and the professions, which is both nationally and internationally recognised. Students also benefit from inspirational guest lecturers and speakers who brings subjects to life.

“Whatever course our students do, they find new, exciting ideas and develop the confidence to form their own opinions and build up practical experience in the subject. We always provide the highest possible standards of teaching and research and make the best possible facilities available to our students during their studies. We are proud of the quality of student experience we provide – we’re committed to ensuring that student’s time living and learning in Nottingham is everything it should be.”

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University of Bradford

Partner Institution

With 50 years of academic excellence behind Bradford as a University, it has continued to grow its international reputation and course provision. Bradford was the first university outside London to offer part-time degree courses, and its courses are designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape. From the first modern Business School, which has an international reputation, to the first Peace Studies degree, it continues to offer relevant, practical and useful learning for all its students.

“We have always been pioneers in developing new course subjects, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and of society as a whole. Today our associations with employers have expanded across the globe. Our collaborations range from associations with local employers through our employer engagement initiatives, to overseas partnerships including those in Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Pakistan and India”.


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Anglia Ruskin University

Partner Institution

Anglia Ruskin’s story starts in 1858, when the art critic, patron and philanthropist John Ruskin opened Cambridge School of Art. The art school grew to become Anglia Ruskin University, and it is still at the heart of our modern-day campus in Cambridge. Over the years, a number of colleges and institutes have become part of Anglia Ruskin. It has four main campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough. It has a number of partner institutions in the UK and oversees. Its early expertise in arts and education has broadened and today it offers courses in computing and technology, engineering, law, business, economics life sciences and more.

“We’ve seen lots of changes in the last 159 years, but one thing has remained the same. We are still passionate about the advancement of knowledge and the education of students. We’re well regarded for the quality of our teaching and support – with industry-recognised courses, inspiring tutors, and an award-winning Student Services Team.”


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