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.
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Student Services provide support for students right the way through their journey at Nottingham. If you need information about assessments, module enrolment, registration, timetabling or more general advice on how to get help across the university please get in touch.
Whether you’re an Ancient History BA looking for a year-long placement, or a Zoology MSci looking to collaborate with a local employer on a short-term project, there are so many work experiences you can explore through Careers and Employability Service, or your school or department.
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 Microsoft 365 and 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
University of Nottingham Libraries are here to support you throughout your studies and research, including:
A wide range of bookable and drop-in single and group study spaces across our eight libraries
- 24-hour opening hours in three libraries during most of term time
Extensive print and online library collections
Online guides, bookable 1:1s and workshops to help you develop your academic and information skills
Help and support from our friendly library staff in-person and online
Welcome to Libraries
Access a wide range of free learning resources to develop the digital skills and knowledge that will help you with your studies (particularly the first month) and preparing for life after university. Take the self-assessment to get your free personalised skills report.
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The majority of undergraduate, full-degree students have the opportunity to apply for an international experience 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, having an international experience 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.
Language learning opportunities
Did you know you can learn a language alongside your degree, even if you aren’t a languages student? And usually, you can even earn credits towards your degree by doing so.
We offer nine languages and welcome all language enthusiasts from complete beginners right through to those with plenty of experience.
Explore the languags you could learn
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
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.
A free online course designed to help you with the transition from school or college to university.
- Get an insight into university life
- Develop your skills in areas such as using library resources and reading lists
- Meet other new students from across the university's campuses
The first unit of the course will be available on Moodle from 13 September.
Your University Journey
The ALACS team offer a wide range of in-depth, practice-based courses on academic skills, including writing successful assignments and dissertations, criticality, academic integrity, understanding feedback, effective presentation and discussion skills, and courses to develop important language skills - all delivered by experienced and qualified tutors. You can also book onto our one-to-one consultations to discuss your academic work.
The ALACS team
Our Careers and Employability Service host careers fairs so you can meet employers with graduate vacancies on offer. With eight fairs in October and November, explore what the companies have to offer, ask questions, and find out about application deadlines.
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