University Guides Nottingham Trent University England

The busy city of Nottingham is located in the heart of the midlands, in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. Famous for its links to the outlaw Robin Hood, this city provides historic building, interesting architecture, numerous shops, cinemas, theatres, over 300 places to eat, a variety of pubs and clubs and extensive leisure facilities.

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is a teaching and research resource that is one of the largest in the UK, being able to facilitate over twenty six thousand students. The university is spread over three campuses which provide a range of facilities to meet the student’s needs.


The university has six departments Arts, Engineering, Social Science, Science, Medicine and Health Sciences offering part and full time graduate and postgraduate courses, ranging from Accounting and Finance for Contemporary China to Zoology.

In addition all students attending the university are offered the opportunity to study a foreign language alongside their other studies.


The University’s accommodation is located throughout three campuses and is available to first year students. Assistance and support is also offered to students wishing to live in private accommodation.  

Student Support

Supportive services which are available to all students.

Student Services which assists with a wide range of problems

The Disability Support Scheme

Interpreter Service

Individual, Group and Email Counselling

Faith Support

International Support

Mental Health Support

Mature Student Support

Students Union

City Campus

Located in the centre of the city, this campus offers the student all the benefits that Nottingham has to offer literally on their doorstep.

Around the campus the university provides a sports hall, gymnasium, shop, bank and bookshops. Also situated in the campus is a tram stop which runs in to the city. The students union, which is located on the campus, provides a bar, bank, travel agent, employment store, insurance agency and general support for students.  

The Schools and Programme

The city campus houses four schools, Business and Law, Architecture, Art and Social Services.

Teaching facilities

The university has recently invested money to update and refurbish its buildings on the City campus.

The student is offered modern buildings, accommodation, lecture halls, library, computer rooms, exhibition and study areas.

Clifton Campus

Clifton campus is located four miles from Nottingham City centre. The campus houses seven thousand students, and provides accommodation, student’s union, library, shops, cafes, gymnasium, laundry service, student service, computing and informatics building.

The Schools and Programmes

Clifton campus offers three schools and programmes, Art and Humanities, Science and Technology and Education.


A regular bus service operates to take students to and from the city.

Brackenhurst Campus.

Brackenhust campus is located 14 miles from the city and is situated in a large rural country estate. The campus houses 1,000 students and provides accommodation. library, café. bar, sports area, students union, shop, cricket pavilion, teaching, study areas, IT facilities and a lake.


A bus service runs from Nottingham city centre to and from the campus and takes approximately 45 minutes.

Schools and Programmes

The campus houses The School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences.

Available to students are

A Veterinary Nursing Unit.

Animal Management Centre

Equestrian Centre

Exotic and other animals

Resources for horticulture

Open Days and Contact Information

The university offers open days giving the student the opportunity to explore the various campuses and facilities. The university website provides a virtual tour plus photographs, information and a section to ask questions. The student can apply for a prospectus on line or write to Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU. Telephone 115 941 8418