The Department of History is located near the West entrance of University Park Campus in Lenton Grove, an attractive 18th-century building. It is close to the Sports Centre and only a few minutes' walk from the Hallward Library, and from the coffee bars, cafes and shops in the Portland Building. This is where you will find our staff offices, staff common room, teaching rooms, and a computer suite.
The free University shuttle bus service stops just in front of our building and goes around the University Park campus and to Kings Meadow and Jubilee Park campuses. This service runs every 15 minutes during term time.
IT and Study Facilities
Research postgraduates have access to the dedicated research postgraduate study space in the Humanities Building opposite Lenton Grove, and it's computers, printers and a scanner. There is also a microfiche/film reader and printer. All postgraduates an use the Department of History's on-site student computer suite with printing facilities. All these facilities are accessible 24 hours a day. The University also provides its students with access to general IT facilities through a number of computer rooms spread across its campuses. The University's Graduate School also offers postgraduate students working space, and facilities for relaxing and socialising.
Research students in the Department of History may use staff photocopying facilities free of charge (for reasonable usage) and in addition receive an annual allowance for photocopying and printing off-premises. Inter-Library Loan vouchers up to a specified value per annum are also available to research students.
To encourage full integration of PhD students into the Department of History's academic and social community, postgraduate students are also welcome to use the staff common room, where you can consult magazines, historical journals and reference books, find out about forthcoming conferences, seminars, fellowships and awards from the departmental display board, and use the kettle and microwave.
The Hallward Library is situated in the centre of the campus, just 10 minutes' walk from our Department.
The University of Nottingham Manuscripts & Special Collections are situated at Kings Meadow campus and have won recognition for their national and international importance.
Nottingham is an ideal centre for research, with excellent research facilities of its own, and an ideal central position which enables research postgraduates to access additional library and archival resources in London and elsewhere.