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Trent Talk Extra 04/12/13

In a special end of term Trent Talk Extra, the news team look at the impacts of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, university fees and accessibility, advert blockers on websites, the latest survey on Christmas shopping traits, as well as the latest entertainment news for the week. Jonny Freeman hosts with Matt Maddren, Sarah Broadfield, Alanna [...]

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Trent Talk Does Student Christmas 01/12/13

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Its the last week of term, December has begun, so we at Fly FM News decided to talk Christmas! This week’s Trent Talk looked at all things festive. Our reporters talked to students looking back on their first term, businesses offering deals this Christmas, former students with their tips for presents on a budget and [...]

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Trent Talk: Accommodation 24/11/2013

In the first Trent Talk back, we looked at accommodation. Its a vital part of a student’s time at university: finding friends to live with, then securing either a house, flat or halls. We talked to the student housing charity Unipol, who accredit homes and landlords specifically tailored to students. We also spoke to Katie Wright [...]

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NTU Table Tennis players taste European success

A team of table tennis players from NTU won a silver and two bronze medals at the European University Table Tennis championships, which took place last week. The championships were hosted by the European University Sports Association (EUSA). Chris Doran came second in the men’s singles, as well as a third place finish alongside team-mate [...]

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Trent Ladies footballer wins call up to GB University Games squad

Nottingham Forest Ladies and NTU footballer, Aileen Whelan, has been called-up to the Great Britain women’s football squad for the upcoming 2013 University Games in Russia. The 21-year-old striker has been chosen to be part of a team of athletes formed by the group British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS). As part of her preparations [...]

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Students share memories of old Byron House

The opening of the new Student’s Union building on the City campus may be a few months away, but Trent students have been sharing their memories of the old SU.

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Trent students drink more tea than Uni Of

A cuppa, a brew, or just a nice mug of tea – whatever you call it, students at Trent are managing to drink more tea than students at the University of Nottingham, according to a survey conducted by

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NTU gets rid of your excess baggage

Heading out soon but don’t know what to do with your stuff? The Big Clear Out is back for its fourth year. The University Partnership Programme housing and NTU halls are offering a disposal service for students’ unwanted and reusable items. Students can now request a Clear Out Bag from reception, for a chance to win [...]

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NTU graduate receives six-figure sum from a leading entrepreneur

A Nottingham Trent graduate has secured £320,000 from a leading investor for his restaurant booking guide website. 29-year-old Adam Roberts started “Go dine” three years ago. Businessman Graham Leslie agreed to help Adam after meeting him at The Entrepreneur’s Club in Leeds, and is now supporting the restaurant site through his investment management firm One [...]

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Plans Drawn Up To Make NTU City ‘Feel More Like A Campus’

News plans have been unveiled that aim to make Nottingham Trent University’s city campus more pedestrian-friendly. The main focus of the plans from Nottingham City Council is to restrict traffic on Shakespeare Street from the junction by the Orange Tree pub to Boots Library to just buses, emergency vehicles and wheelchair-accessible taxis. The feeling is [...]

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