The University of Nottingham

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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 20 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 and 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 of accommodation options.

Accommodation Costs

Catered from £4,842 to £7,788 per year
Self-Catered from £4,312 to £7,324 per year

Student Life

  • City Population: 306,000
  • Student Population: 34,000
  • Nottingham is a dynamic county capital with big-city aspirations, fascinating historical sights and a buzzing music and club scene thanks to its spirited student population.
  • The city offers year-round events and activities for everyone to enjoy, a range of restaurants and shops, and more sports facilities per head of population than anywhere else in Europe.

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. Music venues include the world-famous Rock City, and Motorpoint Arena.
  • 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.
  • Nottingham is bursting with top sporting action. It's home to Trent Bridge Cricket Ground and City Ground Football Stadium; in addition the university has partnerships with the National Water Sports Centre, National Ice Centre, and Nottingham Tennis Centre.


  • The city has an extensive network of cycle routes and cycle parking, making it a popular option.
  • Nottingham is one of the few universities to offer a free inter-campus bus service for both staff and students. Public bus services also provide direct links between university campuses and the city centre, which is just a 10-minute bus ride from University Park campus.
  • Nottingham Express Transit (NET) have also introduced tram routes that directly link campuses to Nottingham city centre.
  • Nottingham is easily accessible by road, rail and air. London is only 122 miles away, with train journeys taking 1 hour 45 minutes, and the nearest airport is East Midlands.