Welcome to NTU, Chilwell School students!

Thinking about university? The answer might be closer than you think. We're a popular destination for local students - nearly 20% of our students are from Nottinghamshire. And with a home in one of the UK's favourite student cities, it's not hard to see why.

Arkwright building, City Campus
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Arkwright building, City Campus

Why choose NTU?

You may not have realised it, but you live close to one of the UK's most popular universities - over 26,000 students study with us every year, and a huge 93% of those students would recommend studying here.

We started life as a the Nottingham Government School of Design, back in 1843. Since then, we've expanded significantly, building a long track record of academic excellence and developing valuable links with regional, national and international employers.

To find out more about what makes us such a popular university choice, take a look at our top ten reasons to choose NTU.

There are over 200 undergraduate courses for you choose from

So whatever your passion and interests, there's a course to suit you here at NTU. You'll also find many joint honours options available, enabling you to study two related subjects at undergraduate level.

Many of our courses offer a placement option too, offering you the opportunity to take a year-long placement in an industry of your choice, helping you explore your career options and gain valuable work experience.

Discover the course for you - use our course search function to begin exploring.

Reasons to love your city

Sixty thousand students choose to live in Nottingham, in fact, it has one of the youngest populations of any UK city.

You may feel like you know the city well, but there's plenty more to discover as a student here, whether it's heading up to the castle or down to the caves, dancing the night away in Ocean, working on your essays in the library, or picking up essentials at the Victoria Centre.

As an NTU student, you'll meet other people from across the UK and around the world, who'll open your eyes to what the city has to offer, above and beyond the familiar. And our Welcome Week activities will help kick-start this. There's over 500 events on offer in your first week at NTU, designed to introduce you to university life - you might even discover new places that you didn't know existed!

Our campuses

Our courses are taught across four campuses in and around Nottingham. From our rural Brackenhurst Campus to our bustling City Campus, explore the different student experiences on offer here at NTU.

Explore NTU for yourself - book your place at our open days

Don't miss out - book your place at our undergraduate university-wide open days.

Tour our campuses, take part in subject and advice talks, meet our academic staff and current students and drop-in to our accommodation.

Still need help?

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