Why choose undergraduate study at university?
Deciding to go to university is an exciting prospect, and there are plenty of reasons why – it’s an opportunity to live and learn in a whole new way, gaining more than just a degree. It’s a life-changing experience, bringing people and possibilities together.
We are ranked 2nd best university in the UK in the Uni Compare Top 100 rankings (2021/2022), based on course quality, accommodation, student social care and whether we would be recommended to a friend.
Nottingham Trent Students’ Union (NTSU) is run by students for students, providing exciting entertainment, sports, social and leisure spaces and over 130 societies to suit all tastes and interests – it’s the heart of student life.
Enhance your job prospects
Today's job market is more competitive than ever. To stand out you'll need the whole package: a strong qualification, industry experience and the skills to properly market yourself.
With a degree, employers will see you as skilled, versatile, and valuable – an expert in your field. Undergraduate study helps you to lay the foundations for better job security, higher wages, and more opportunities.
Every single NTU undergraduate course includes work-like experience — whether that’s a placement, professional project, or volunteering opportunity.
We have a top-10 ranking for the number of year-long placements offered – NTU is one of the UK’s most employment-focused universities (HESA 2019/20) — great news for your future prospects.
NTU is the 2nd best university in the UK for accommodation (Uni Compare Top 100 rankings, 2021/2022).
How do I choose the right university for me?
One of the best ways of picking your university is by seeing it for yourself. There are so many factors to consider, and visiting universities in person could completely change your mind. Sometimes, one university will just feel right.
Attending our open days and events is the perfect way to see for yourself what makes life and learning at NTU so special.
How much does university cost?
Covering the cost of a university education can be much more manageable than you might think.
Your next steps
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