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Why study at NTU?

NTU is your next step – into higher education, exciting opportunities, and your future.

We'll make your student experience the best it can be - we're always investing in our teaching spaces, resources, and environment to make NTU an incredible place to study.

We've been named The Times and The Sunday Times Modern University of the Year 2023 for our commitment to delivering an unrivalled student experience, excellent graduate prospects and world-leading research.

If you’re still thinking: “why should I study at NTU?”, we get it – it's a big question. So let us show you some of the things that make us unique.

We're award-winning

NTU has a worldwide reputation for excellence, which we’ve earned by daring to do things that little bit differently. We’re good at what we do and with awards for sustainability, accessibility and diversity, we have plenty to be proud of.

We're one of the UK’s most popular universities

ranking 3rd for the number of offers accepted, based on 2022 UCAS acceptance data

#2 uni in the UK

as voted for by students in UniCompare top 100 rankings, 2021/22

Winner of the 'Outstanding Support for Students' award

Times Higher Education Awards 2020

2nd most sustainable university in the world

2022 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings.

Supporting your future

Our courses and services have been developed with careers in mind — not just degrees. We're one of the UK's most employment-focused universities, and we're here to help support your future.

Top 10 - We have been named a Top 10 University for Work Experience (RateMyPlacement Awards 2023)

A city for everyone

Nottingham is a diverse and vibrant place to live, with something new to discover down every historic street. Home of sport, culture, and NTU's sustainable campuses in the heart of the city centre and beyond.

Top 55 global student city

Nottingham’s biggest strength is its versatility. It’s a friendly, fun-packed place that ticks every box. It’s perfectly located in the middle of the country, meaning home is never too far away.

Welcome to Notts.

We're here for you

We want you to make the most of your NTU experience. That means treating you as an individual, and providing tailored, useful support through our award-winning student services – whether it’s physical, emotional, spiritual, financial or academic.

Don't just take it from us...


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