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Starting at NTU

Even though you're new to NTU, you’re part of our NTU Community, and we’re here for you every step of the way. We want you to feel confident, prepared, and excited about life at NTU and to experience everything we, and the city of Nottingham, have to offer.

Complete your starter's checklist

Welcome 2023

Hundreds of events. One unforgettable adventure.

Friday 15 September – Friday 13 October 2023.

Welcome 2023 is all about getting settled and making connections. It’s about opportunities: the chance to meet new people and try new things. We’ve got a dazzling array of events and activities on offer during your first few weeks at NTU, so get ready for a university welcome like no other!

Get yourself ready for university life

Explore this site to find useful checklists to help prepare you for student life and studies at NTU.

Get in touch

If you have a question about starting at NTU – just ask.

Please contact us by our enquiry form, email or call us on +44 (0)115 848 2999.

Or, if you are an international student you can check our answers to frequently asked questions.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at NTU

We're committed to sustaining an inclusive learning and working environment which is enriched by diversity, values differences and promotes fairness, respect and equality of opportunity.

Welcome to Nottingham

Nottingham is a legendary student city, a place that we're proud to call home here at NTU. Find out what makes us one of the UK’s most affordable, lively, and best-loved student cities.

Here's why our students love Nottingham:


Advice for parents and guardians

If your son, daughter or young person receives an offer from us, we'll send them a link to our starting at NTU checklist to help them prepare, along with lots of information about Welcome, and the support available to them while they're here.

But as parents and carers, we know you’ll have your own questions – find the answers, ideas, and tips to help them settle in quickly.

Are you a parent of an international student?  We have advice and information from our specialist international teams on any aspect of studying at NTU.

Regular updates for parents

You can sign up for regular email updates about life at NTU including ways to support your student to get the most from their experience at NTU.

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