Nottingham life


"A dynamic mix of medieval and modern" 

Forever associated with Robin Hood, a sheriff and green tights... Nottingham is a dynamic county capital with big-city aspirations, fascinating historical sights and a buzzing music and club scene thanks to its spirited student population.

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At the heart of the Midlands, our culturally diverse city continues to attract increasing numbers of students.


Learn about the city's turbulent history and the industry, innovations and famous names that we proudly call our own.



Whatever your level of activity, Nottingham provides countless opportunities to explore the outdoors.

Nottingham is a major sporting location with numerous sports teams and first-class facilities for you to enjoy.


Nottingham culture has plenty to offer - from Theatre, art, music, comedy cinema and literature.



Get a taste of the many city centre bars, clubs and pubs. You're guaranteed a great night out on the town.

We've restaurants and shops of all varieties. Read more to discover why we're one of the UK's top shopping destinations.

Fairgrounds, festivals, foreign markets, concerts and cultural celebrations - just a few of the events that our city provides.



Student Recruitment Enquiry Centre

The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

t: +44 (0) 115 951 5559
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