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Student Accommodation

  • All first year undergraduates are guaranteed accommodation, subject to firm acceptance of the university's offer and meeting the application deadline.
  • The University of Nottingham has 19 individual halls, each with their own identity and character, offering a vibrant and sociable environment, with both catered and self-catering options available.
  • Living away from home for the first time can be daunting. The university's accommodation offers a secure, supportive environment: each hall has a manager, a warden/deputy warden and tutors for confidential support, and 24-hour security for added peace of mind.
  • Second and third-year students can apply to return to any of the halls of residence, or can choose to move off campus into the local community, living near the university.
  • Please refer to the university website for full details on accommodation options.

Accommodation Costs

The University of Nottingham

Number of university/college beds 6,972
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £5,159–£5,945
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,600–£4,700

Sutton Bonington Campus

Number of university/college beds 660
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £5,292–£6,194
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,640–£4,160

Nottingham City Hospital

Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,600–£4,700

Royal Derby Hospital

Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,600–£4,700

Living Here

  • City Population: 306,000
  • Student Population: 34,000
  • Nottingham is probably still most famous for the legendary Robin Hood, whose redistribution of income policy would be welcome to most of the city's students. 
  • The locals are generally friendly to students, many of whom choose to settle in the city after graduation. 
  • Students at the University of Nottingham tend to live in Lenton. Accommodation takes some finding, but it is not over priced.

Getting Around

  • Buses are reasonable, and there is a tram network.
  • Cycle lanes and relatively flat terrain make cycling popular.
  • Nottingham is easily accessible by road, rail and air. London is 122 miles away, and trains take 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • The nearest airport is East Midlands.

Culture and Nightlife

  • A compact, vibrant and cosmopolitan city, Nottingham is a mix of modern and historic, quirky and mainstream, with a buzzing nightlife and music scene. Nottingham city centre is just a 10-minute bus ride away from University Park campus. 
  • There’s plenty of music venues from the world-famous Rock City, Motorpoint Arena or one of the smaller gig venues for a more intimate live show.
  • For those who enjoy shopping, there are independent boutiques and vintage shops as well as high street names in the large shopping centres. Nottingham is also a hotspot for dining, with a great choice of cuisines on offer.
  • Theatre can be enjoyed at the Theatre Royal and the Nottingham Playhouse, and concerts at the Concert Hall. There is no shortage of cinemas, including the Savoy with its double seats and Cineworld at the Cornerhouse. The Broadway Arts Cinema caters for more esoteric tastes.