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Our brand guidelines

The University of Nottingham was founded on a compelling vision that education can transform people’s lives, has great social and economic value and should be accessible to everyone who can benefit from it.

Read our brand story

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Our logo is more than a graphic device. It’s our history and values instilled in a symbol that’s recognised globally. 

We need to make sure we use it properly.

More on logos

Our logo deserves prominence and needs the space to make an impact. 

Follow our simple rules to help us use our logo properly.

Download our logo files


To make your life easier and ensure consistency, we have a range of pre-defined templates available for internal users to download and use.

Browse all staff templates


Our brand colours are a powerful and recognisable element of our identity. When used correctly our colours can enhance even the most routine piece of communications.

Colours and their use

Core colour


Style guide

Our university style guide lays out our conventions for writing university publications. Following these helps us project a strong sense of professionalism.

Access the full style guide

Top tips

  • Dates must be in Day Month Year format, for example Monday 10 February 2020
  • Times must be in 12-hour format, for example 2.30pm
  • Use bold to emphasise important content
  • Only hyperlinks must be underlined
  • Use an inclusive language everyone understands