Nottingham Trent University

History

  • The University originally dates from 1843 when the Nottingham Government School of Design was opened.
  • In 1992 Nottingham Trent University was launched.
  • In 2008 Nottingham Trent University was voted the top post-1992 University by The Complete University Guide. Sir Michael Parkinson was appointed as NTU's first chancellor.
  • In 2010 the University opened the regenerated Newton and Arkwright buildings providing an outstanding new learning environment in the heart of the City site.
  • In 2013 Nottingham Trent University opened the brand new Students’ Union, one of the best in the UK, offering excellent social and sporting facilities to students and staff.
  • NTU is transforming its learning and teaching environment to create an inspiring and innovative culture, capable of shaping lives and society well into the 21st Century. Read about the amazing campus transformation.

Location and Transport

  • Nottingham is a city in the county of Nottinghamshire. It is located in the East Midlands, in the heart of England, and is considered to be the largest city in the region. With its central placing, it is an ideal location for those wishing to visit other cities in the UK during their time of study.
  • Nottingham is well served by transport links, with rapid access to the motorway system, a major railway station, an airport and a coach station. No matter where you live in the UK or overseas, you're never too far from home.
  • The award-winning Go2 Uni 4 bus service linking our City and Clifton campuses runs every 7 minutes during term time. This bus service in Nottingham and proudly carries the NTU logo and name.
  • Further bus services provide easy access to the city from the Brackenhurst campus.