University Park Campus


The campus and its facilities

University Park is The University of Nottingham’s largest campus at 300 acres. Part of the University since 1929, the campus is widely regarded as one of the largest and most attractive in the country.

Set in extensive greenery and around a lake, University Park is the focus of life for students, staff and visitors. Conveniently located only two miles from the city centre, the campus contains:

University Park

The hub of student life is the Portland Building, which houses the Students' Union, the Student Support Centre, as well as shops, banks, bars and restaurants.

Green Flag grounds, walks and garden guides

The local community are welcome to enjoy the walks, parks and gardens in the University’s landscaped settings which feature:

  • long-established woodland
  • contemporary gardens
  • the Millennium Garden - a quiet, reflective place in which to escape the hustle and bustle of campus life

The campus has been a Civic Trust Green Flag Award Winner every year since 2003 – the only university campus to achieve this status. 

Please visit the University's Estates website for more information about the grounds.

Recent developments

  • Development of the Engineering and Science Library which will incorporate the existing George Green Library is due to complete in Summer 2015.
  • In 2011, three new teaching and learning facilities opened on University Park: Humanities Building, Mathematics Building and Engineering and Science Learning Centre.
  • In November 2012, a 200-bed hotel, "The Orchard", adjacent to the East Midlands Conference Centre opened its doors.

Contact us

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5151
Fax: +44 (0)115 951 3666



Cycling to University Park


Use the interactive map of University Park to find cycle parking on campus. 

Find out more about cycling facilities available across the University on our Sustainability pages

Cycle route maps

Find the best cycle route to University Park from across Nottingham and other campuses with our route maps:

Other route maps.


University of Nottingham

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3666
email: Contact us