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Supporting your success

What makes life and learning at NTU so special? Here’s just a few of the benefits and free services designed to enhance your student experience. From your studies, extra-curricular activities and travel, to your career development and support after graduation – we cover it all.

For your studies

We’ve carefully considered what benefits and services  you need for your studies, from on-campus IT and equipment hire to course resources and 24hr facilities access.

Free WiFi

across all our campuses.

Free copy of Microsoft Office 365

with email, storage and IT support.

Free of charge laptop loan scheme

if you're unable to access a laptop for studies.

24 / 7 library service

for all your course resources.

£20 printing and photocopying credit

each academic year. *

£100 print and materials credit

for each year of your course (maximum of three years). †

Learning support programme

for academic skills.

Financial bursaries and scholarships

for tuition fees, living costs and music and sport talent development.

* For use on NTU printers or copiers, and for professional printing services at NTU’s printshop services.
† Courses hosted by the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment. Additional costs may be incurred. See course pages for full details. Credit to be spent in NTU’s art shop, workshops and print facilities, including free materials for induction workshops and activities.

For your course

It’s the little extras that help and when it comes to your course, we’ve added in some great perks that support you both personally and financially, from mentoring, and representation to covering course expenses.

Year One mentor support

pairing you with a student from your course.

Academic course reps

who offer free advice and guidance.

Field and study trip costs covered

for mandatory and essential trips. ‡

Free professional body accreditation

for specific courses. ‡

Free personal protective equipment (PPE)

for workshops, laboratories, and on-site visits. ‡

‡ See course pages for full details and exclusions.

For your travel

We help you get from A to B and beyond with some great travel incentives from bike hire to discounted public transport.

Travel scholarships

for study, work or volunteering abroad. §

Discounted travel deals

for selected off-campus residences. ||

Subsidised bike hire

for only £49 per year, with secure cycle parking and bike services.

Free on-campus student parking

at selected sites. ¶

Discounted student travel

for bus and tram with Nottingham City Transport (NCT) and NET — Nottingham.

§ Terms and conditions and eligibility criteria apply.
|| Maltings and Meridian residences.
¶ Brackenhurst and Mansfield sites only.

For your life outside lectures

From cultural experiences to clubs and societies we have something for everyone.

60+ sports clubs

with discounted memberships, offers and sporting events throughout the year.

Priority booking

with the NTU Sport app, with access to 100+ university gyms, free induction, court-hire, and discounted access to the University of Nottingham’s swimming pool.

Diverse and inclusive arts programme

from contemporary art to classical music, and creative writing to comedy.

Cultural partnerships

with opportunities at Nottingham Castle Trust, Nottingham Contemporary gallery, Nottingham Playhouse, and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature.

Free language-learning

from beginner to advanced level. *

110+ societies

to join, from Bollywood to gaming, and everything else in-between. †

Entertainment programme

including club nights, gigs and wellbeing events, clothing fairs, pop-up shops, quizzes and comedy nights.

Award-winning student support

from NTU and NTSU who offers complimentary services spanning academic support, health and wellbeing, accommodation, and financial guidance.

* A deposit is required to register and is refunded on successful completion.
† Additional charges may be incurred for trips and events.

For your future career

We’re one of the UK’s most employment-focused universities and provide a range of complimentary services from careers advice and events to paid opportunities.

Free careers advice

our team of career consultants and employability advisers, help with everything from your CV to job applications and interview practise.

Career events

our complimentary programme of events includes workshops, employer sessions, and job fairs.

Job platform access

free support for NTU’s job platform to help source part-time jobs, work experience, placements, and graduate jobs.

Student ambassador scheme

sign up to represent NTU with a paid role as an ambassador, supporting at events and open days.

Free business expertise

from NTU Enterprise which provides free, fully funded advice and guidance for passionate entrepreneurs.

Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR)

presented at graduation, this free report records your academic and extracurricular achievements. *

* Full-time undergraduate students only.

For life after graduation

We continue to support you with a great range of benefits and discounts, exclusive to NTU graduates.

Alumni network

access NTU’s online community, with career and networking events, job vacancy, free access to on-campus libraries, discounts on sports memberships, retailer and entertainment discounts, and free use of NTU’s Legal Advice Centre.

20% alumni discount

on tuition fees for a range of postgraduate and research degrees for up to five years after graduation. §

3 years employability service

free support for up to three years after graduation.

§ Terms and conditions apply.

For the cost of living

The current UK cost of living crisis is affecting everyone, and our students are no exception. NTU has agreed to freeze a range of prices and costs across the university to try to lessen the financial impact.

NTU will hold prices for:

  • on-campus catering outlets including all our refectories, cafes, delis and baristas
  • NTU Sport memberships, including use of gyms, sports facilities, pitches and classes
  • student accommodation rents for those living at the Brackenhurst residences
  • your study resources including NTU print shop prices and textbooks
  • student parking permits at Clifton Campus, which will be fixed at an annual fee of £150
  • Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) society memberships.