Frank Cottrell Boyce, a well-known British screenwriter, and creator of the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Summer Olympics inaugurated the university's performing arts program. Additionally, the university's well-regarded careers center assists its students and alumni while closely collaborating with the academic divisions. Some additional reasons to study here are:-
- Its grounds and green spaces have received a Green Flag Award for the 910th consecutive year for their aesthetic value and environmental benefits.
- It takes the top spot at the Educate North Awards 20/21 because of investments, innovation, and a persistent dedication to providing a great student experience.
- Students may be qualified to apply for an Excellence Scholarship for up to GBP 1800(INR 160,000) if they can demonstrate pride in something and perseverance, commitment, and achievement outside of the classroom.
- A student may be qualified to apply for a Sports Scholarship for up to GBP 900(INR 80,000) each academic year if they have a talent for sports and compete at a high level as a player, coach, or official.
- If a student contributes to improving the university's reputation, they may be able to apply for a university scholarship for up to GBP 1800(160,000) in compensation.