Nottingham Trent University



Quick Facts

  • Founded as a ‘new University’ in 1992.
  • Awarded the title of “most environmentally friendly university in the UK” (2009).
  • In the top twenty UK universities for our teaching quality.

NTU is one of the largest universities in the country, with more than 28,000 students. It has a diverse international community, with students from over 100 countries. Courses are spread over three campuses: one in the city centre, another four miles away in Clifton, and a third in the Brackenhurst countryside, about 14 miles out of town.

The university has close links with more than 6,000 employers across the world; most courses are vocational and many students spending up to a year on work placements. The employment rate is excellent, with 94% of graduates employed or in further study six months after leaving.

NTU has invested more than £350m in its three campuses over the past decade. This includes £90m on the regeneration of two grade II listed buildings, Newton and Arkwright, at the heart of the City site. This development has won multiple awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Their green-estates strategy has also helped them rank as the most environmentally friendly university in the country.

Academic Departments
NTU’s academic structure contains three Academic Colleges and within each College there are a total of nine Academic Schools:

College of Art and Design and the Built Environment

College of Arts and Science

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

For information on international student fees (non-EU), click here.

NTU offers a wide range of International Scholarships. Click here to learn more.

Over 28,000 students and 6,00 staff.

Entrance Requirements
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All new students who have NTU as their first choice are guaranteed an offer of university-allocated accommodation as long as they book by the 31 July. Self-catering accommodation ranges from £83.13 per week for a twin room to £152.60 per week for a studio.

Recent developments include a sports centre endorsed by golfer Lee Westwood; the Rosalind Franklin building, a multimillion-pound chemistry and bioscience teaching facility; new libraries; and 24-hour computer rooms. By September 2013, there will also be a brand new student union building with bars, shops and a 2,000-capacity music venue.Transport

Living in Nottingham
Nottingham is located in the East Midlands in the heart of England. The city boasts a large and diverse student population that is integral to the city itself. In addition to its impressive history and famous legends, Nottingham is a culturally diverse and vibrant city ideally suited towards student life. Visitors and city residents will find there is huge amount to do and see in and around Nottingham: history, culture, country parks, sport, shopping and dining, local events, nights out. The city’s excellent transport links make it the ideal location from which to explore. Local, regional, national and international travel couldn’t be easier from here. Furthermore, due to its variety of public transport and cycle routes, Nottingham has been named as the least car dependent city in the UK. When darkness falls on the city there are plenty of places to play. Whether you prefer high-class cocktail bars, cheesy nightclubs, gigs, raves or just a quiet pub, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Furthermore, Nottingham has been named one of the best and safest places for a night out in the UK. The city was awarded it’s fourth consecutive Purple Flag Award in 2013, an accolade that recognises excellence in the running of town and city centres at night. Nottingham is enriched with a flourishing arts scene, including visual arts, music, theatre, cinema, literature and entertainment. People of all ages, interests and backgrounds are all well-catered for and encouraged to discover what Nottingham culture has to offer.