Faculty of Arts

Supporting your research

Doing a PhD in the Faculty of Arts is about more than producing a thesis.

We give you the space, time and facilities to develop across all areas - academically, professionally and personally.

Whether you are planning an academic career or heading into professional work we'll support you all the way.


Researcher Academy

  • Award-winning training and development.
  • Dedicated study and social spaces.
  • Specialist staff.
  • Wellbeing support.

Researcher Academy website


In your School

  • Dedicated study spaces.
  • Share and critique research.
  • Specialist facilities.
  • Placement and teaching possibilities.
  • Supportive community.
  • Funding; Conferences.

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies







  • Access to collections worldwide.
  • Specialist postgraduate training and support.

Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Extensive historical collections.
  • Advice for researchers.

Digital Transformations Hub

  • Specialist software and equipment.
  • Supporting digital in research.

Language Centre

  • Support for beginners to near-native speakers.
  • Classes and self-access resources.

Lakeside Arts

  • Outstanding public arts programme.
  • Placements and exhibition support.

University Museum

  • Award winning collections.
  • Volunteer and research opportunities.


  • Advice for academic and non-academic careers.
  • Specialist postgraduate-focussed staff.
  • Access to the latest vacancies.
  • Practical skills development and networking.

Careers support for PhD students


Any questions? Contact us


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Faculty of Arts

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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