At The University of Nottingham we realise how difficult it can be to juggle parenthood with your career or your studies. We offer an excellent range of childcare services for students and staff of the University to make life with us as easy as possible.

  • University of Nottingham Day Nursery – A 50 place day nursery catering for children aged four months to five years
  • University of Nottingham Playcentre Day Care – Offers 28 places for children aged between 18 months and five years old
  • University of Nottingham Playcentre Playscheme – Caters for children aged four and a half to twelve years old. Open during all school closures apart from Bank Holidays, University holidays and in-service training days
  • University of Nottingham Playcentre Toy Library – A Toy Library service full of engaging and exciting activities for your child 

There are various grants and discount schemes available, subject to eligibility.  For further information please visit the Childcare Services website.

University of Nottingham Childcare Support Scheme

The University has set up a small fund to offer eligible students financial assistance towards childcare. For further information on this scheme please visit the Student Services website.


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