Details at a Glance
Known for its academic excellence and high student satisfaction, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is regarded as a prestigious university and was the Guardian’s ‘University of the Year’ 2019. We are renowned for our excellence in teaching and were awarded ‘Gold’ in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), for outstanding teaching and learning. . It’s a great time to join us as we’ve we've risen to 12th place in the Guardian University Guide, our highest-ever ranking, making us a top 20 UK university!
Nottingham is a great city to be a student. There are over 60,000 students living here from all over the world. Over 25,000 of these are studying at NTU. Nottingham itself has everything a university city needs – an award-winning nightlife, culture and sports - and what's more, it's extremely budget-friendly. It’s a welcoming city and we know you’ll make friends for life here.
The university is spread over three campuses; City, Clifton and Brackenhurst. Your campus will be the centre of your student life. That’s why we’ve invested £450 million into our study, social and sporting spaces in 10 years including a live music venue, gyms and even a 30 ft climbing wall.
We offer over 500 full-time courses and all of these courses offer opportunities to get practical experience in your subject. Plus, a lot of our courses include an option to apply for a 1 year work placement.
We’re proud that our graduates get jobs, with 97% of our students in work or further study within six months of graduating! With the chance to boost your professional prospects in and outside of your degree, a work experience opportunity built into every course and support from our dedicated experts, we’re here to help you build your future.
You’ll be joining a truly international community at NTU – with students and staff from over 150 countries. The University is focused on connecting globally and we want to create even more international opportunities for our students.
We offer many scholarships to international students who have offers to study at NTU. These are highly prestigious awards ranging in value from £2,000 to half-fee and full-fee.
You can find out more about studying with us by visiting www.ntu.ac.uk/international.
There is no set deadline for applications but we advise students joining us from overseas to have made their application by July as to ensure they have time for visa processes etc.
Clubs & Associations
From American Football to Ultimate Frisbee, there's sports clubs to suit all interests and abilities at NTU. Whether you want to try something new or continue with an activity you’ve been doing for years, joining a sports club is the perfect way to make friends, keep fit and have fun. Many of NTU’s sports teams compete against other universities in the British Universities and College Sport (BUCS) League through the season. More than 4800 teams take part in over 100 championship events each year.
As well as sports clubs we also have over 100 different societies that you can join at NTU. Societies are groups set up by students who are interested in doing certain activities outside of their studies. The societies are run by the Students’ Union and they're a great way of meeting like-minded people and having fun! There are plenty of societies to choose from; we have everything from faith-based to academic, political to activity-based groups.
What Our Students Say
" I think it is the best decision I have made in my life. Fashion has always been my dream and since being here last year, I had never felt such a sense of belonging."Makayla Martinez, BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion ‘20
"I had been to Nottingham once before I came to study here and loved the city. It has a buzzing atmosphere and has something for everyone."Catherine Romero, BSc (Hons) BSc Wildlife Conservation ‘18
" I think it is the best decision I have made in my life. Fashion has always been my dream and since being here last year, I had never felt such a sense of belonging."
"I had been to Nottingham once before I came to study here and loved the city. It has a buzzing atmosphere and has something for everyone."