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Brackenhurst Campus Open House Digital Guide

We’re delighted to welcome you to our open house on Sunday 1 August.

This event will be delivered in two sessions: a morning session running from 9 am to 1.30 pm; and an afternoon session from 1.30 pm to 6 pm.

There’s plenty to see and do at our Brackenhurst Campus and this digital guide will help you get the most out of your visit. Look out for our friendly staff and students on the day – they’ll be wearing pink T-shirts and will be on-hand to answer your questions.

Getting around

Use this map and the grid below it to plan your activities and find where you need to be.

Brackenhurst Campus open house map

Subject hubs are open from 10 am to 5 pm.

Accommodation – find out more or join the waiting listMain Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM)
Admissions – get application advice and guidance or ask a question onlineMain Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM)
Agriculture and Horticulture hubLecture theatre, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Agriculture facility tour meeting pointGlasshouse and Polytunnels (map ref. G)
Animal facility tour meeting pointAnimal Unit (map ref. A)
Animal Sciences hubMezzanine, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
College courses hubScale-up room, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Conservation and Ecology hubLecture theatre, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Employability – meet the teamMain Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM)
Equine facility tour meeting pointEquestrian Centre (map ref. E)
Equine Sciences hubFoyer, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Food Lab drop-inBramley TL2, Bramley building (map ref. B)
Food Science and Production hubLecture theatre, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Geography and Environmental Science hubGeospatial lab, Lyth building (map ref. LB)
Horticulture facility tour meeting pointGlasshouse and Polytunnels (map ref. G)
Laboratory drop-inBramley TL7, Bramley building (map ref. B)
Library services – meet the teamLibrary (map ref. L)
NTU Sport – meet the teamMain Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM)
Student Financial Support – meet the teamStudent lounge, Bramley building (map ref. B)
Student Support Services – meet the teamStudent lounge, Bramley building (map ref. B)
Veterinary Nursing hub and facility tour meeting pointVet Nursing Centre (map ref. V)

Download a copy of our Brackenhurst Campus map before you arrive

Things to do while you're here

1. Get to know our Brackenhurst Campus

You’re visiting our Brackenhurst Campus, where your course of interest is taught. Check out your future campus with a student-guided tour. General campus tours run from 9 am5 pm and take about 45 minutes. Tours leave from outside the Main Hall (map ref. M) – you don’t need to book a tour, just head to the meeting point (map ref. T).

2. Get to know your course

You can speak to academic staff and find more information on what it’s like to study your course at NTU. See the table above for the location of your subject hub and opportunities to view course facilities.

3. Accommodation

Make your way to Flat AC in Ash Block at any point during the day to look around, or chat to our team on the Accommodation stand in the Main Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM).

4. Chat to students

Our students will be available all day to answer your questions – ask anything and everything you want to know.

5. Get a taste of student life

With the help of our Student Support team and societies, you could bring a whole new dimension to your uni life. Use the table above to find out where you can meet the people committed to making your time at NTU as enjoyable and productive as it should be.

6. Take a break

Hot and cold drinks, selected hot dishes, freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, confectionery and snacks will be available to purchase from 9 am to 5 pm at the Lyth Refectory (map ref. LB).

Staying safe on campus

The safety of our visitors, staff and students is our top priority. This event has been planned and will be conducted in line with the University’s COVID-19 measures. There are safety measures in place across all campuses and we have advised all staff to take a lateral flow test before coming to campus, to not travel or work if they display any symptoms or feel unwell, and to wear a mask in crowded spaces. You can help us by also following these guidelines:

  • Please conduct a Lateral Flow Test before traveling to campus.
  • Please wear a face mask in crowded spaces.
  • Please do not travel to campus if you feel unwell or have any symptoms.

Ready to apply for accommodation?

Postgraduate students in kitchen

Did you know that you can request a room at Brackenhurst online or with the help of one of our advisors at the event? If you have made NTU your firm (first) choice, you can join the waiting list online or by visiting the accommodation stand in the Main Hall Lawn Marquee (map ref. LM) if you would like help choosing.

We guarantee that you will be offered a room after Monday 10 August if you join the Brackenhurst accommodation waiting list. If you join the list during the Open House, you’ll receive £200 of campus credit to spend in NTU catering outlets, the print shop and Bonington Art Shop*.

If you are made an offer of a place at the Open House through Clearing, you will need to refer yourself to NTU via UCAS before we can confirm your room. However, you can still complete the form while you’re at the event by scanning the QR code in halls and filling out the short form. You must refer yourself within 48 hours in order to complete this process.

See our accommodation

*Credit will be applied to your NTU Student Card in Term One if you are offered a room and after you have moved into your accommodation. The offer is available to those who join the waiting list on Saturday 31 July 2021 or Sunday 1 August 2021 only. You must not have an existing accommodation booking with NTU. This offer is valid for bookings in NTU Brackenhurst accommodation and cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.

Travelling to Nottingham

Travelling from Brackenhurst Campus to Nottingham City Centre

The purple ‘Path Finder’ number 26 bus will be running every 30 minutes on Saturday and every hour on Sunday to the City Centre. The bus stop is just outside the main entrance to campus and the stop for Nottingham City Centre is on King Street. Please note that this bus service is not free, a single ticket costs £4.50 and a return (all day) ticket is £6.50.

What next?

Explore our virtual tour

Use our virtual tour to get to know your subject in more detail through on-demand presentations, take a closer look at the facilities and learning spaces you'll be using at NTU, and then get the bigger picture with a campus tour. There's 360-degree views of our accommodation, plus videos that'll give you a flavour of life on campus.

Useful information

Emergency contact information

If you need help, speak to a member of staff or one of our student ambassadors. In case of emergency, please call +44 (0)115 941 8418.


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Publicity photography and filming

Please be aware that filming and photography will be taking place throughout the day at this event.

Any images captured may be used for Nottingham Trent University’s publicity purposes, such as prospectuses, internal and external newsletters, the University’s website, social media platforms and advertising the University publicly. It may be provided to local or national newspapers and educational magazines or shared with third parties, as well as being used in future open day advertising. Please note that the images could be streamed live and immediately online.

If you do not want your image to be used as set out or shared with our third parties, please notify a member of staff so that we can take appropriate steps to ensure you are not included.