Nottingham Trent University

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Student Accommodation

  • Undergraduates are guaranteed an offer of university-allocated accommodation if they make NTU their first choice and book accommodation by the specified deadline.
  • A great range of accommodation is available, some on campus, some a five-minute walk away, and none outside of a 30-minute bus ride from the university. Applicants can book accommodation online, giving them control over the residence, flat and room they want.
  • Students have access to free Wi-Fi, and utility bills are included in accommodation fees.
  • Welcome Week student reps help newcomers to NTU residences settle in, make friends, and start enjoying university as soon as possible. There are also wardens and residence assistants on hand throughout the year.

Student Life

  • City Population: 306,000
  • Student Population: 34,000
  • Nottingham is friendly, exciting, and in the middle of everywhere. 
  • With over 60,000 students, it is a dynamic city and a vibrant cultural centre. It boasts some of the best galleries, theatres, museums, cinemas and live music venues in the UK. In 2015 VisitEngland named Nottingham the UK's home of Sport.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Nottingham has one of the best nights out in the UK – eight Purple Flag Awards in a row prove it. There are too many bars and clubs to list, but popular student destinations include Ocean, Pryzm and Ink. The city is home to a wide range of live music venues, from the massive Motorpoint Arena to the legendary Rock City and the eclectic Rescue Rooms.
  • In 2015 Nottingham was named a UNESCO World City of Literature, reflecting a proud heritage that includes Lord Byron, DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe. The city is also home to a number of exhibition spaces such as Nottingham Contemporary, one of the UK’s most exciting art galleries.
  • The Royal Concert Hall attracts major international stars, and world-renowned touring companies perform at the Theatre Royal and the Nottingham Playhouse. Cinemas include Cineworld and Showcase multiplexes, and acclaimed independents like Broadway and the Savoy.
  • The city has a huge range of boutique, vintage and independent stores tucked away amidst the usual array of high street names and designer outlets, including that of Nottingham native Paul Smith.
  • Nottingham is home to two football clubs, the world-famous Trent Bridge cricket ground, the National Ice Centre, and the National Water Sports Centre. The city has a variety of sporting facilities – covering everything from tennis to roller derby, and has produced sporting heroes like Stuart Broad, Carl Froch, Torvill and Dean, and Rebecca Adlington.


  • NTU’s City and Creative Quarter campuses are right in the heart of Nottingham, within easy walking distance of most amenities and attractions. The Clifton Campus is four miles from the city centre, and Brackenhurst Campus – a beautiful country estate with woodland, a lake and landscaped gardens – is only 14 miles away.
  • The campuses are linked by regular and frequent bus services. Free travel is available between the city centre and some of the outlying halls of residence.
  • Nottingham has an excellent tram network and the university’s City Campus has its own stop. Discounts are available for students.
  • Nottingham is easily accessible by road and rail. The M1 motorway passes just west of the city, and London, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds are all around two hours away by train.
  • East Midlands Airport is easily reached from Nottingham, and serves as a gateway to Europe