The College, Nottingham and the UK

Nottingham College is a vibrant, cosmopolitan college - located in the heart of a great student city.

Our educational history spans many years, combining traditional quality standards with innovative teaching and technology.

Today, successful growth has resulted in the college occupying 10 major sites - three of which are in the city centre and with a further eight spread through the larger Nottingham conurbation area. All of our sites are welcoming, with their own unique atmosphere and each being a great place to meet and make new friends - not just from the UK but from countries worldwide. Find out more about our college campuses here.

Nottingham College has created an excellent learning environment to ensure each and every student has the opportunity to succeed. Our facilities include: on-site Learning Centres offering library services and computer, internet and printing facilities; vocational training workshops; refectories; restaurants and our health and beauty salons.

International students have made Nottingham College (ncn and Central before that) their choice for over thirty years. Today, students study on a range of courses from A level and pre-degree through to Higher Education with our Foundation Degree and BA top-up programmes. See our International courses page for more information.

The International Office has a dedicated team of staff to support students through their UK experience.

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Charlotte's made-up about her dream career


From weddings, proms and fashion shows to theatre productions, TV adverts and even feature films! These are just some of the exciting jobs that talented Charlotte has been working on since graduating from College.

College strengthens its international presence with influential China visit


College strengthens its international presence with influential China visit

Tackle the Monday moody blues with Nottingham College


We can help you overcome “the most depressing day of the year!”

College Students Make "Team UK" Squad


Automotive students selected for "Team UK" squad ahead of international Worldskills event.

IMI/College China Visit a Success


A delegation from EMTEC Colleges Ltd., the automotive part of Nottingham College, has recently returned from China where they visited a series of colleges and polytechnics on external verification visits.

Jack's enterprising career journey shows he means business


Former student's journey to pursuing his dream business career began when he set foot inside Nottingham College

College students' creative flair helps bring body positive campaign to life


Art students help bolster national body confident retail campaign

Newly formed college proves top level HE excellence


Nottingham College recognised for HE expertise by the QAA

Notts County community project brings football to life for refugee students


Student refugees and asylum seekers benefit from footie sessions by Notts County FC charity.

Sophie's college experience propels exciting photography career


Our former student, Sophie Armishaw’s exciting photographic journey began from the very first moment she set foot inside our College’s iconic Adams Building – home to many of our creative courses.

Student’s capturing of royal public engagement gains global recognition


Foundation Degree Photography student, Harry Starbuck’s creative expertise is “hot off the press” hitting national and global headlines - following his captivating photo of the newly engaged royal couple’s first public appearance.

Young cooks of the future put their skills to the test


The local final of the national Springboard FutureChef competition took place at the College on the 3rd November, putting the culinary skills of pupils from five Nottingham schools to the test, as they battled it out to cook their way to the next stage of

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Nottingham visit


Prince Harry is coming to Nottingham with his new fiancée Meghan Markle tomorrow (Friday 1st December) for their first official engagement as a couple.

Nottingham College Apprentice Wins Bronze at Worldskills UK


A motor-vehicle apprentice from Nottingham College scooped a bronze medal at the Worldskills UK national finals on 18 November.