Nottingham is a friendly, creative and exciting city in the middle of England, home to over 60,000 students. A vibrant cultural hub, it features galleries, theatres, museums, cinemas and live music venues.
Nightlife and culture
- Nottingham offers a great – and safe – night out, as proven by nine Purple Flag awards in a row. 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.
- Nottingham is a UNESCO World City of Literature, reflecting a proud heritage that includes Lord Byron, DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe.
- The city also has a number of exhibition spaces such as Nottingham Contemporary, one of the largest contemporary art galleries in the UK.
- Nottingham is home to two football clubs, the world-famous Trent Bridge cricket ground, the National Ice Centre, and the National Water Sports Centre.
- New students are guaranteed an offer of university-allocated accommodation if they book and pay the booking fee by 31 May.
- The guarantee deadline for international and postgraduate students is 31 July.
- There are a wide range of accommodation options available to suit a range of budgets.
- Students have access to free Wi-Fi, and utility bills are included in accommodation fees.
- Student reps help newcomers to NTU residences settle in, make friends, and start enjoying university as soon as possible.
Accommodation costs 2019/2020
£101- £179 per week
- The City, Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses all have their own Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) facilities.
- There are over 160 clubs and societies to get involved with, from rock music to knitting, and from juggling to accountancy.
- Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) also has its own radio station and online magazine.
- NTU's City and Creative Quarter campuses are in the heart of the city, within walking distance of most amenities and attractions.
- Clifton Campus is 4 miles from the city centre and Brackenhurst Campus is 14 miles away.
- Campuses are linked by regular bus services. Free travel is available between the city and some outlying halls of residence.
- The university's City Campus has its own stop on Nottingham's tram network.
- NTU students can hire a bike through the university for the academic year for as little as £39 (plus deposit).
- Nottingham has many part-time jobs ideal for students. The employability team’s JobShop service helps students to find work.
- The student services team can offer specific advice and guidance to international students seeking part-time employment.
- More than 150 NTU students work in local schools and colleges each year as part of the students in classrooms initiative.
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