University of Nottingham accommodation
All University of Nottingham first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed a place for their first year of study. Most students choose to live in private student accommodation in Nottingham from their second year.
Nottingham is a great city for students due to its large student population and affordability. There are also a number of great options for student accommodation near the University of Nottingham, which is located a little out of the city, as well as a great selection of providers in the heart of Nottingham, where all the action is. However, the city centre is generally the preferred place for students to settle in Nottingham, choosing to live close to bars, shops, and restaurants and jump on a short bus ride to campus. Plus, are several options for getting around Nottingham with ease, and you can find more information alongside our student accommodation in Nottingham options.
Some of our favourite University of Nottingham student housing include Nova, a beautifully modern accommodation provider with lots of great facilities, as well as York House, a homely, light-filled space with a great community. For those wanting to live closer to campus, check out Deakin’s Place, only a 30-minute walk to campus.
About the University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham Rank
According to the Complete University Guide, the University of Nottingham is ranked 24th out of 130 and in the top 20 universities for graduate prospects – outcomes, graduate prospects – on track and facilities.
The University of Nottingham is located in the city of Nottingham in the heart of the Midlands, England, around 1 hour and 30 minutes from London by train. Due to its central location, it has great transport connections to major cities in the UK. Being a city, it also has a number of Nottingham University halls to suit a variety of needs and budgets.
The University of Nottingham fares well for employability, ranking 12th for Graduate prospects – outcomes and 17th for Graduate prospects – on track. The University of Nottingham also provides a number of career support services for students, including career fairs, support from alumni, and The Nottingham Advantage Award. This free employability scheme helps students prepare for the job market and formally recognises extracurricular activities.
Visit the University of Nottingham website for undergraduate and postgraduate fee information.
Bursaries and Scholarship Opportunities
The University of Nottingham offers a number of highly beneficial bursaries and scholarship opportunities to students, including core bursaries of up to £1,000 for each year of undergraduate study for eligible students and academic and sports scholarships.
Student life at the University of Nottingham
Nottingham is a popular area for students due to its large student community, affordable living, and accessibility to other parts of the country. With a big student population, it has a buzzing student union that runs lots of events and activities. With the student union, you can choose from over 200 societies covering hobbies, interests, cultures, language, faith, theatre, music, and dance. In addition, with the multiple indoor and outdoor sports facilities on campus, there are over 70 sports clubs to choose from. Why not check out the full list of societies to get prepared?
The student union also runs a number of popular bars and cafes on campus. Be sure to check out Echo@Derby, Latitude@Hugh Stewart, Vesper@Willoughby, and Study Bar, and have a look at their events list; there’s always a fun social activity on the go at the University of Nottingham. Not to mention, there’s the annual Varsity sports competition with Nottingham Trent for students to get involved with. Check out our blog to learn more about Nottingham Trent Uni vs Nottingham Uni.
Another plus of student life in Nottingham is the city’s history. Nottingham is a UNESCO City of Literature and has lots of historic buildings and relics to explore, including Nottingham Castle, Nottingham Arboretum, and an old market square in the centre of town. All are generally not far from Nottingham University halls.
University of Nottingham accommodation FAQs
What rank is Nottingham University?
The University of Nottingham ranks 24th out of 130 on the Complete University Guide in the UK and is known for its high teaching standards, world-changing research, graduate employability, and student experience. The university also enjoys a reputation for being one of the best sporting universities in the UK.
Can I view accommodation close to the University of Nottingham before I book?
You sure can. Each student accommodation provider will offer different types of accommodation tours, generally both online and in-person viewings. Check with the individual provider for details.
Which is the best accommodation near the University of Nottingham?
Which off-campus accommodation is closest to the University of Nottingham?
Student accommodation near the University of Nottingham is easy to find as there are loads of great options to suit all needs and budgets. One of our favourite properties is Deakin’s Place; check it out!
When is the best time to book student accommodation for the September intake of the University of Nottingham?
As soon as you’ve been accepted to the University of Nottingham you should book your accommodation. Providers take bookings all year round, but the popular places will fill up quickly.
Where do Nottingham University students live?
A lot of students opt to live in the city centre when choosing University of Nottingham student housing. However, Nottingham also has other areas popular with students, including Lenton and Beeston.
How do I pay for my University of Nottingham student accommodation?