Academic affiliations

Academic affiliations

Each NSIRC student is affiliated to a university, which will award the degree and academic affiliations the highest quality of academic support. NSIRC partners with world-leading universities in the field of structural integrity to ensure that students have everything they need to meet their academic obligations.

Students will have supervision and governance from both an academic supervisor and a TWI industrial supervisor. Founded in 1966, its distinctive mission is to combine teaching and research excellence with the practical and entrepreneurial approach pioneered by its namesake, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Coventry University Coventry University’s 28,000 students enjoy access to placement opportunities to enhance their employment prospects before they graduate. Its students also benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines from health, sport science and performing arts to industrial design, engineering and computing. Cranfield University Cranfield University is world-leading in its contribution to global innovation. With its emphasis on the aerospace, agrifood, defence and security, environmental technology, leadership and management, manufacturing and transport systems sectors, it have changed the way society thinks, works and learns.

Kaunas University of Technology KTU in Lithuania is one the largest technological universities in the Baltics. Known for its linkages with business, leadership in scientific research, flexible interdisciplinary study programmes and unforgettable study experience, KTU is fast forwarding to becoming an internationally renowned institution of higher education. Lancaster University Lancaster University, also known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s. The campus buildings are arranged around a central walkway known as the Spine, which is connected to a central plaza, named Alexandra Square in honour of its first chancellor, Princess Alexandra. Internationally recognised and world-leading research is a key feature of activity, in a broad array of subjects ranging from nursing through to construction, from psychology to business processes, and from sports science to robotics. Loughborough University Loughborough University is one of the country’s leading universities with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry, and unrivalled sporting achievement.

All of its schools and departments undertake research, alongside over 100 research centres, groups and institute affiliates. 1905 as a modest medical college with 23 students. Today, Singapore’s flagship university spans three campuses in Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram, and is widely seen as among the best universities in Asia and the world. 1946 in Pusan, Korea’s second largest city.

Opening with two faculties, the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Fishery, PNU has grown to be a prestigious university standing abreast with world renowned universities. Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Hallam is a modern university with a long and proud history dating from the opening of two 19th century schools which later became the foundations for Sheffield Polytechnic. Technical University of Denmark For almost two centuries DTU, Technical University of Denmark, has been dedicated to fulfilling the vision of H. 1829 to develop and create value using the natural sciences and the technical sciences to benefit society.

As the pioneer of modern higher education in China, TJU has been committed to the mission of revitalizing this country through education ever since its foundation. University of Aberdeen The University of Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top one percent of the world’s universities. Founded in 1495 and Scotland’s third oldest university, it has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science, arts and humanities over five centuries. University of Birmingham The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century.

Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the university has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. University of Bristol The University of Bristol is at the cutting edge of global research, making innovations in areas ranging from cot death prevention to nanotechnology. The University has had a reputation for innovation since its founding in 1876. Its research tackles some of the world’s most pressing issues in areas as diverse as infection and immunity, human rights, climate change, and cryptography and information security. University of Cambridge The historic university has nearly 20,000 students from all walks of life, with over 9,000 member ofstaff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions.