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Reasons to choose NTU

Get started on your journey with us; ten reasons that make NTU a great choice.

WUSCA Giving Back award

It's a great time to join us

We've done really well in UK university rankings recently and have won some amazing awards.

We were recently named The Guardian University of the Year 2019. We were also named Modern University of the Year in 2018's Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

And we've just won the 'Giving Back' category in the 2020 Whatuni Student Choice awards. This award recognises innovative and impactful campaigns and projects that give back to a community on an international, national and local level in which students have had an active involvement.

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You'll be taught by experienced, expert teachers

Our teaching is first-class; we are rated Gold for outstanding teaching quality in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017.

We’re also a top 10 UK university for teaching excellence in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Market Square

You'll be studying in a great student city

Nottingham’s a city of art, culture, sport, food, nightlife and great shopping – there really is something for everyone. It’s friendly, exciting, affordable, and has excellent transport links.

Celebrating graduation

Our graduates get jobs

Transform your future: 97% of our graduates are in employment or further study just six months after graduating.

DLHE 2016/17

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You'll get great careers advice

Our award-winning employability team can advise you on all aspects of your career before and after you graduate.

Student bedroom

You'll have a safe and comfortable home

We'll help you to find the right accommodation that's a safe and comfortable home away from home – a place where you can make friends for life.

NTSU atrium

You'll join one of the best students' unions

With an amazing new Students' Union building, our student union is the heart of the University's social and sporting life and many of the union representatives are international students.

Student studying

You'll be using fantastic facilities and resources

We've invested over £450m in our campuses in the last 15 years to make sure that our students have access to first-class facilities and learning resources.

Top 5 University Green Ranking

NTU ranked among the top five most sustainable universities in the world!

Nottingham Trent University has been named the fourth most sustainable university in the world by the 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings.

Architecture students in class

Your course will prioritise practical experience

With a top 10 UK ranking for number of students on work placements you know you'll be joining a university that makes practical experience a priority. All our courses have opportunity for practical experience and / or work placements.

HESA 2017/18

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