Nottingham Trent University

Cerebral Palsy Sport and Nottingham Trent University are delighted to be working in partnership to develop opportunities for students to develop their skills alongside a national disability sports charity.

Cerebral Palsy Sport is the country’s leading national disability sports organisation supporting people with cerebral palsy to reach their life potential through sport and putting people with cerebral palsy and their families at the heart of everything we do.

Our vision is to support people with cerebral palsy to reach their life potential through sport and active recreation.

Our mission is to improve quality of life for people with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities through sport, physical activity and active recreation.

Our aim is to raise aspirations, promote inclusion and support people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities to play, participate and enjoy sport and active recreation.

Nottingham Trent University is a public research university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic.  It is the 14th largest university in the UK (out of 166) with 27,920 students split over four different campuses.The university has “one of the best employability records of any university in England and Wales”. It maintains close ties to over 6,000 businesses and 94% of students progress to full-time employment or further education within six months of graduating.Nottingham Trent was awarded the University of the Year at the 2017 Times Higher Education awards and the Modern University of the Year by the Sunday Times in the same year.

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The joint partnership between our two organisations is focusing on the following work areas:

  • Headline sponsor of National Athletics Championships
  • Headline sponsor of National Swimming Championships
  • Research access
  • Marketing & Communications reach and opportunities
  • Business and charity placement opportunities
  • Communication & media studies access