Preparing to come to NTU
There’s a lot to think about before you start your studies here. You’ll want to plan your journey, and find out more about where you’ll be studying and living. You’ll find lots of information on this page to help you prepare, including how to start your NTU enrolment online.
Visa advice and support before you leave your country
You may like to download our International Welcome Guide which contains valuable information about settling in to life in the UK. We really recommend that you read this guide before you leave for Nottingham!
If you have any other questions about studying at the University please contact us.
Enrolment is when you officially register as a student with Nottingham Trent University.
It also officially confirms that you have arrived in the UK and are ready to start your studies.
You’ll need to start the enrolment process online before you leave your country.
You’ll then complete your enrolment when you’ve arrived in Nottingham.
Start your enrolment...
Step 1: Set up your password
You'll need your NTU ID number to set up your password to access online enrolment.
You’ll find your NTU ID number at the top of your confirmation email or in your messages you've received from us relating to your application. It usually starts with an N, for example: N0123456.
Click 'get or reset password' link to create a password and use this and your NTU ID to log in.
Step 2: Enrol online
When you have created your password, use this and your NTU ID to log in and complete your online enrolment.
Step 3: Arrange to pay your fees
You'll need to pay your tuition fees before the start date of your course.
If you've already paid an advanced payment, you'll need to have an instalment arrangement to pay the rest of your fees before the start date of your course.
You can set up an instalment arrangement directly with our finance office.
Course induction and pre-arrival tasks
Your course start date is on your CAS statement, your confirmation email and in your course induction information.
Check your email that you used in your application regularly for messages from us.
Some courses have tasks that you'll need to complete before your course starts.
Your Academic School will email you if you need to do a course related task.
You can also check on your course induction information.
You can travel by coach, train or taxi to Nottingham from UK airports.
We also offer a free airport pick-up service from Heathrow that you can book on to.
We’ve prepared all the information you need for planning your journey.
You’ll be studying at City Campus if you’re with one of these Schools and centres:
- Nottingham Business School
- School of Art & Design
- School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
- Nottingham Law School
- School of Social Sciences
- Centre for Broadcasting & Journalism
- Nottingham Language Centre (Pre-sessional English)
City Campus map
You’ll be studying at Clifton Campus if you’re with one of these Schools:
- School of Arts and Humanities
- School of Science and Technology
- Nottingham Institute of Education
Clifton Campus map
If you’re based at Clifton you can travel to and from the city on our number 4 Unilink bus.
You’ll be studying at Brackenhurst Campus if you’re with the:
- School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences.
If you’re based at Brackenhurst you can use the number 100 bus.
Please plan where you are going to live as early as you can, to make the best choice for you.
There's accommodation at the University on campus or you could choose to live in private accommodation in Nottingham.
They're really experienced in helping international students find somewhere suitable to live.