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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MasterChef finalists inspire the next generation of chefs


Hospitality and Catering students got the chance to work alongside finalists from the BBC 2 cooking show MasterChef: The Professionals today (16th February) as part of a special restaurant takeover.

Teenager’s hair provides much needed funds for sick young people


Teenager chops off half of her hair for children's charity

‘Biker Down’


Motor Vehicle students now have the basic skills to deal with the scene of a road accident thanks to the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue service’s ‘Biker Down’ workshop.

Nottingham Forest Ladies share top tips with female sports students


College students benefit from expert football tips from Nottingham Forest Ladies team

MasterChef finalist’s set to take over Adams Restaurant


Finalists from the BBC 2 cooking show MasterChef: The Professionals are taking time out of their busy schedules to share their expertise with our trainee chefs.

Sajeel's determination to succeed


Sajeel was born with a severe hearing impairment and is one of many SLDD learners benefitting from the Supported Internship Programme at the College.

NUS Vice President Refreshed after College Visit


The National Union of Students (NUS) Vice President for Further Education visits Refreshers Fair

Young carer Zak is a true inspiration


It’s Young Carers Awareness Day today (25th January), recognising the hundreds of thousands of inspirational and courageous young carers across the UK.

Nottingham College offers VIP hairdos to the homeless


Nottingham College's Your Look salon is providing free VIP hair styles for the homeless

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.