Studying is a big part of your student experience, and we understand that it can be quite a change from being at school or college. In addition to your academic programme of activities, we have a number of resources to support your learning. 

Our libraries on campus are a great place to study and access collections to enhance your modules. Our Smart Bar will make sure your tech doesn’t let you down when you need it the most. And don’t forget to check out the Nottingham Advantage Award to help you boost your employability.  

On this page you will find:


Registry and Academic Affairs

Registry and Academic Affairs support your student journey from regsitration to graduation. They can offer you support with your course, as well as signposting to specialist services, including finance and funding, visas and immigration, health and welfare, and more.

Registry and Academic Affairs




Internships and Placements

There are many opportunities to undertake an internship or placement during your studies, and these can be organised through the Careers and Employability Service, or your school or department. Our Careers team offer everything from summer internships to year-long placements.

Please be aware that study abroad, compulsory year abroad, optional placements/internships and integrated year in industry opportunities may change at any time for a number of reasons, including curriculum developments, changes to arrangements with partner universities or placement/industry hosts, travel restrictions or other circumstances outside of the university's control. Every effort will be made to update this information as quickly as possible should a change occur.

Work expeirence




Digital and Technology Services

From Wi-Fi access to storage solutions to virtual computing and printing on campus, Digital and Technology Services are here to help you with all of your digital needs. Our Smart Bars will be able to help you with any troubleshooting questions you may have. 

We also provide lots of online and digital tools available to you to assist with your learning, including Office 365 and Microsoft Teams to name a few. Find out what support is available to you and learn about IT essentials at our induction hub.

Digital and Technology Services



Library services

University of Nottingham Libraries are here to support you throughout your studies and research, including: 

  • a wide range of bookable and drop-in study spaces across our eight libraries 

  • extensive print and online library collections

  • guides and workshops to help you develop your academic and information skills

  • help and support from our friendly library staff in-person or online

Welcome to Libraries

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The Digital Student

The Digital Student provides you with learning resources to develop the skills and knowledge that will help you in your university education and prepare you for life in the workplace after graduation. These skills will be fundamental to your first month of study.

Find out more



Study abroad

The majority of undergraduate, full-degree students have the opportunity to apply for a study abroad opportunity during their university career. Opportunities can include Inter-campus exchange, University-wide exchange, International Summer Schools, school exchanges and work or research placements. So if you are looking to do something amazing with your time at university and prepare yourself for a global career then studying abroad will help you achieve this and so much more. Visit the Global opportunities by school webpage to find out what options are available for your degree.

Study abroad

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Language learning opportunities

Find out more about learning a new language or improving existing skills with other students from across the university. The Language Centre offers the opportunity to earn credits towards your degree by learning a language alongside your studies. There are nine languages to choose from with levels varying from beginners to advanced.

Language learning opportunities

If English is your second language, we also offer courses to help you take your language skills to the next level.

Centre for English Language Education

Q+A with a language centre student

Nottingham Advantage Award

This is the university's free employability scheme, designed to give you recognition for activities you undertake outside of your degree. It will help you develop skills and reflect on your experiences to showcase them to employers in the recruitment process.

Advantage Award

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Your University Journey

This online course has been designed to help with the transition to university study. It will give you an insight into the amazing research that goes on here and help you get used to using things like library resources and reading lists. It will also give you the opportunity to meet fellow new starters across the university's campuses. Please note that you will need to have completed your online regsitration in order to access this. 

Your University Journey



Academic language and communications skills (ALACS) support

ALACS courses are available to all students to help you develop your academic and communications skills, as well as language competence in your degree studies. They are free, have no assignments, and are taught by experienced English for Academic Purposes specialists. You can also book one-to-one consultations with our tutors to discuss your academic work during term time and vacations.

Courses and consultations



Graduate jobs and work placements

Our Careers and Employability Service host careers fairs so you can meet employers with graduate vacancies and work placements on offer. Explore what you can do, ask questions and find out about application deadlines.

Recruitment fairs



A-Z of services

Can't find what you're looking for? Whether you're interested in bicycle hire, hopper bus timetables or scholarships and bursaries, you'll find what you're looking for in our A-Z of services. 

Visit our A-Z



Student Services

University Park

Please see our need help page for telephone and online contact points