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Outlaws, caves and some of England's oldest pubs make Nottingham far from your average student city.

Student life in Nottingham

Local gems, tips and things to do, as recommended by students

Low on cash
Spot deer at Batman's home, Wollaton Hall.
Friday feeling
Confess your sins in exchange for a free shot at The Bodega.
Sunday chilling
Enjoy some loose leaf tea and cake at Lee Rosy's Tea.
When Family visit
Explore Nottingham Castle - grab a selfie with Robin Hood.
Feeling cultural
Catch a talk or film at Nottingham Contemporary.
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WATCH: What students think of Nottingham

What students say about Nottingham's...

City Life
Nottingham feels like a community! It's all pedestrianised and has everything you need and want in a compact space.
Anna, Nottingham Trent University graduate
You have clubs that reign supreme such as Ink, Stealth and Forum depending on your taste in music and atmosphere. Rock City is the big music venue.
2nd year student at University of Nottingham, 2016
Nottingham centre at night is really safe, well lit and there's loads of taxis. Also, the trams run until around midnight so it's easy to get around. Rock City is brilliant.
1st year student at University of Nottingham, 2016
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Living in Nottingham

Housing, transport and budgeting tips

How we calculate this data
Average weekly rents
Private Landlord
£60 - £125
Housing value for money
Fair deal
Where you'll find students
Derby Road
Waverly Street (near the Arboretum)
Local transport
1 Week Nottingham City Area Ticket

What students say about living in Nottingham...

Living Here
Lenton is where all the partying/more 'typical' students tend to live. I live in Beeston because it's quieter and a lot closer to bigger supermarkets (I'm 5 mins from a Tesco superstore). The rent appears to be slightly cheaper.
2nd year student at University of Nottingham, 2016
Living Here
Started looking in January of 1st year via the Unipol website recommended by the university. I was surprised with the amount of houses on offer, it was hard to narrow them down. It's accredited and the safest way to find a house.
3rd year student at University of Nottingham, 2016
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Student money tip
Some single bus journeys are just £1 with a student card

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Things like rent and transport may affect your city choice.
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Where to study in Nottingham

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How we calculate our data: Average mean rents via Spareroom.co.uk (Feb 2017). Value for money via Which? University Survey 2016. Local transport via local operators' website.

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