Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a research university in Nottingham, England. It is recognised as one of the UK’s truly outstanding universities, through its commitments to excellence in teaching and research, innovation, employability, sustainability, and student experience.

Why choose NTU?

  • University of the Year 2019 (Guardian University Awards);
  • Best UK university for Student Life (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022);
  • 86% of research impact has been classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021);
  • Received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize — the UK’s most prestigious accolade for research activities;
  • Ranked among the top five most sustainable universities in the world (2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings).

International students

NTU is a global university with students and staff from over 160 countries. It won top spot in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022 International Category, in recognition for how it welcomes and supports international students, focuses on their integration and provides a range of activities to help students settle in.

NTU has a dedicated International Student page on their website with lots of useful information. In particular, please check that you meet NTU’s Entry Requirements for your country, including English Language Requirements.

NTU offers foundation, pre-Masters and pre-sessional English courses for international students who do not yet meet their entry requirements.


Nottingham is a great place to study, with a welcoming community of more than 60,000 students from around the world. It’s about 2 hours by train from London and Manchester, with an affordable cost of living. It’s quite a small city by UK standards – you can easily walk around the city and find everything you need for work and leisure.


NTU has campuses across Nottinghamshire:

  • City Campus, located right in the heart of Nottingham (for those studying with the Business or Law School, the School of Art & Design, the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, the School of Social Sciences or at the Centre For Broadcasting & Journalism);
  • Clifton Campus – a vibrant student village with everything you need right on your doorstep (for those joining the School of Art and Humanities, the School of Science and Technology, or the Nottingham Institute of Education);
  • Brackenhurst – a stunning countryside estate (for those joining the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences);
  • Confetti – based right in Nottingham city centre (for those studying NTU’s college courses in subjects like digital media, music and games development);
  • Mansfield – about 14 miles north of Nottingham (NTU has teamed up Vision West Nottinghamshire College (VWNC) in Mansfield to offer foundation degrees in a variety of subjects, as well as apprenticeships).


NTU is one of the most sustainable universities in the world. For more information, please visit the NTU Sustainability page on their website.

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