Student city guide to Nottingham

Nottingham is a proper student city, with the studying masses making up almost 20% of the local population during term time. With some great clubs and live music venues as well as excellent pubs and bars, there are no shortage of options for nights out. Thanks to its great architecture, history and a growing independent food and drink scene, there’s a lot more than just student nights to keep you busy.

Nottingham is a major tourist hub. Its connection with Robin Hood is one reason, as is its status as a UNESCO City Of Literature. The City of Caves takes you on a journey through the city’s subterranean cave network, and Nottingham Castle delivers 17th- century beauty and a renowned art gallery.

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"Great clubs and live music venues as well as excellent pubs and bars"

Sport is also a big deal in the city thanks to Nottingham Forest and Notts County football clubs, The National Ice Centre, Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre and Trent Bridge international cricket ground.

Getting around is easy. It’s on a major train line connecting it to London and the Midlands, and has an award-winning public transport system — including one of the UK’s few tram networks.

All of our buildings, Exchange Newtown House and Newland House,  are a short walk from Nottingham Trent University and a tram or a bus ride away from the University of Nottingham. Features across them include an onsite gym, laundry, social hubs and bike storage.

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