Your community


Your community



Community Engagement

Many students move off-campus during their time at University.

Here, you will find everything you need to know to help and support you as a member of your local community.

We've got plenty of advice and guidance on what it takes to be a good neighbour and how to get involved with your community. 

You'll also find information about crime prevention and staying safe as well as the all important helpful hints on house-hunting.

To keep up to date with what is going on off-campus, follow us on Twitter, or visit our blog

View the latest edition of our Community Newsletter.

Email the team at:

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Living in the community

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A number of our students will choose to live off campus during their time at the University of Nottingham. Have a look at our page to find out how to make the most of living in the community. There's great advice on being a good neighbour, managing your waste and recycling and how to give back to your local community.

Safety in the city

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Nottingham has been recognised for its safety and has a Purple Flag City Centre. We run educational campaigns for students each year to reinforce key messages about taking simple steps to keep safe. Take a look at our page for some simple tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime.


Community Engagement Ambassadors

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The Community Engagement Ambassador (CEA) scheme is an exciting new pilot project aiming to support community cohesion initiatives in three specific zones across Lenton and Radford where there is a large population of privately rented student properties. 

Community Campaigns

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The Community Engagement team runs a range of educational campaigns and projects each academic year, aimed at imparting key messages to students who have chosen to live in the community whilst completing their studies. 


Community Chest Fund

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The University of Nottingham wants to support projects that enhance the relationship between students and permanent residents. Community Chest offers grants of up to £500 for projects linking students, local residents, community organisations and local agencies into initiatives that aim to improve community relations.

Community Newsletter


Read our Community Newsletters to learn about the many ways our students are making a positive contribution both on and off campus. Find out how to recruit student volunteers to your project. Let us know if there are any issues in the community that we should be aware of.



Community Engagement

General enquiries


Jamie Dickinson

Community Engagement Manager


Naomi Newberry

Deputy Manager for Community Engagement




Student Communications Officer

Communications and Marketing
University Park Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone:+44 (0)115 82 32353