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Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham, England
www.ntu.ac.uk   |   Established: 1962   |   Famous for: Art and Design・Architecture・Law

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Overview

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a university in Nottingham, England. Its origins date back to 1843. It was founded as Trent Polytechnic (later Nottingham Polytechnic) in 1970 before gaining university status in 1992. It is one of the largest universities in the United Kingdom, serving more than 24,000 students.
In 2007, The Guardian wrote that Nottingham Trent University "is one of the top places in the country for graduate employment". In fact 94% of Nottingham Trent University graduates from full-time undergraduate study are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (of those available for work, HESA survey 2010/11). 

Nottingham Trent University enjoys significant international recognition of its work in Art and Design, Communication, Business, Cultural and Media Studies, English Language and Literature, Other Studies and Professions Allied to Medicine, French and Law.

Services for International Students

The International Office at Nottingham Trent University offers a wide range of services for international students before and during their studies to help them prepare adequately including arrival information and orientation to the university and the city, opening a bank account, extending visas, social support, English language support and much more. There are also several social and welfare networks to help students.

Accommodation

As an international student you are guaranteed a room for at least one year in University accommodation. There is a large range of accommodation available in Nottingham Trent University’s halls of residence.
All new students who have accepted a course place at Nottingham Trent University as their first choice are guaranteed an offer of University-allocated accommodation. Living with other students is an essential part of the university experience and a great way to make new friends. The good news is that Student Accommodation Services are there to help you get started. As a new Nottingham Trent University student, your first year’s accommodation is arranged by the University, and throughout your time with they will offer advice and support.
You will be offered a safe, secure and comfortable place to live, at a competitive rate and student representatives will be on-hand to support you. Contracts only cover the academic year, so you won’t have to pay over the summer vacation. Nottingham Trent University is keen to ensure you enjoy your stay.
Prices vary a great deal depending on whether the accommodation is self-catering and whether bills are included or not included. Expect to pay between £45 and £90 per week. Cost of living is very reasonable in Nottingham compared to many other part of the UK. We estimate that you will need approximately £600-£680 per month in addition to tuition fees.

Campus

Nottingham Trent University has three campuses:

City Campus
Located just north of Nottingham City Centre, the city campus offers subjects such as business and management, law, social sciences and art & design. The University has invested a massive £90 million in the regeneration of two grade II * listed buildings, Newton and Arkwright, at the heart of the city site. These landmarks have been revamped, while keeping their historic beauty, with an ultra-modern central court now linking them.

Clifton Campus
Situated at Clifton, around four miles from Nottingham, the Clifton Campus is home to Nottingham Trent University's Schools of Arts and Humanities, Education, and Science and Technology. The campus, linked to the city by a regular student bus service, also offers two halls of residence (Peverell and Gervase), numerous sports facilities, and a student union bar, "The Point".

Brackenhurst Campus
Home to the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences, Brackenhurst has its own dairy farm and licensed bar. It is situated near Southwell.

Health centre

There is a full range of on-campus health facilities at Nottingham Trent University with doctors, nurses and dentists. All students have full access to the health centre and all health care fees are fully covered by the National Health Service for full time students.

Location

"Nottingham is one of the top 10 places to live in the UK" The Independent newspaper, 2006 Nottingham is approximately two hours by train from London. Students make up 10% of the population lending a really student-friendly feel to the city. Living costs fall below the national average, making it a very affordable place to live. Furthermore, the city currently has one of the highest rates of job creation in the UK.
It is a modern, up-and-coming city, investing heavily in the future while preserving its great heritage. As a student here, you will become part of a lively, cosmopolitan city full of excellent opportunities, whatever your interests.

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