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National awards, industry-focused courses, world-class facilities, gold-rated teaching, and some incredible extracurricular opportunities at home and abroad — there are plenty of reasons to choose NTU.

In this section, we’ve summarised everything you need to know about one of the UK’s largest and most popular universities.

We’re proud of the quality of student experience we provide and we’re committed to ensuring that your time living and learning with us is everything it should be.

In 2019 we were in the top ten for the number of UCAS applications and first in the UK for accepted offers. Not only are a huge number of students choosing to study with us, a massive 93% of our current students would recommend studying at NTU (National Student Survey 2020).

Our teaching's top class

NTU is rated gold for outstanding teaching and learning in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). That means we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

You'll get more than just a degree

From gaming to knitting, cartooning to creative writing, DJing to singing and archery to football, you’ll be spoilt for choice here with over 160 societies and sports clubs. The opportunities don’t stop there – volunteer, become a rep for your course or hall, get paid work in a school, or be a student mentor – just a few of the ways you’ll be able to boost your CV.

We'll be your home from home

Wherever you choose to stay at NTU, it’ll be a big part of your university experience. You’ll make new friends and great memories as you enjoy the freedom and opportunities of independent living. Pick us as your first (firm) choice and you’ll be guaranteed a place in University-allocated accommodation.

We're in one of the best student cities

Nottingham is young and alive, with an energetic community of more than 60,000 students. It’s a place where big-city life meets a relaxed vibe, and huge chains rub shoulders with thriving independents. From peaceful parks to booming nights, Nottingham’s streets always urge you to try something new. Throw in the incredible character of our campuses, each with its own distinct vibe - and you'll soon feel right at home - whoever you are and whatever you're looking for.

Boost your prospects

NTU is one of the most employment-focused universities. Increasingly, employers want to recruit graduates who have real-world work experience. That’s why all of our courses, across every subject area, offer you a work experience opportunity. Our experts help build and support your future with a range of career programmes and events.

We're investing in your future

We know that real learning goes far beyond the classroom, and that’s why we’ve invested millions in providing you with the same tools and technology that are used by professionals all around the world.

It’s about bringing theory to life. At NTU, learning is doing – so whatever you’re studying, you can count on industry-standard facilities and the support of experts. From textile workshops, newsrooms and TV studios, to mock courtrooms and our very own trading floor, our facilities have been developed with careers in mind – not just degrees.

Get a taste of what student life is like at NTU - and what it's like to live in Nottingham, a hugely popular and affordable place to study. Order a prospectus

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