Why choose Nottingham College?

Located in the vibrant city of Nottingham, with its thriving arts and cultural scene, student-orientated nightlife and multicultural atmosphere - we have a diverse mix of students and a growing portfolio of higher education and professional courses.

Excellent courses and flexible study options

The calibre of our higher education (HE) provision has been recognised by Nottingham Trent University and the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). Nottingham College offers flexible ways of learning on a full or part-time basis with a vocational focus.

Employability

93% of graduates were in employment or further study six months after completing their course (Destination of Leavers from ncn Higher Education Survey 2014/15). We place a heavy emphasis on the vocational relevance of our courses and in preparing students for the workplace.

Affordability and value for money

We offer a cost-effective solution to studying higher education.

Close-knit learning community

Our HE students particularly appreciate our smaller lecture groups and the regular one-to-one contact they have with tutors. We have dedicated and supportive teaching staff, with good industry contacts and support networks.

Location

Nottingham is a fantastic city in which to study, with excellent transport links and a student-friendly environment. Its locality offers easy access using good rail and road links.

​Diverse student body

We welcome applications from people of all ages, including mature learners who have no formal qualifications but with relevant industry experience. If you’re unsure about your existing qualifications, please contact our HE team.

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Course Moves 2018

18/05/2018

As part of the College’s ongoing Estates strategy, this summer the college has the opportunity to improve the learner experience and outcomes by moving courses to different sites.

Professional chefs introduce students to Asian-inspired cooking

18/05/2018

Former Nottingham College student, turned award-winning chef, Hira Thakur, is returning to where his training first began, in the College’s commercial restaurant, to support the next generation of budding cooks.

Beauty students receive training using industry-leading product waxu

17/05/2018

Beauty Therapy students receive industry training in preparation for the uptake of waxu into courses from September 2018.

Students start a conversation about mental health

17/05/2018

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 20th May), staff and students are embarking on a 17-mile charity ‘walk and talk’ on Friday 18th May, to raise awareness and challenge stigma around mental health.

Come along to our Access to Nursing open event

17/05/2018

Prospective students interested in pursuing a career in nursing or midwifery can come along to an open event at City (Adams) on Tuesday 5th June, 5-7pm.

Students travel stateside for twice-in-a-life-time experience

11/05/2018

Katie and Harry's Camp America work experience had such an impact the first time round, now they're jetting off again!

The Nottingham Motorshow is back!

11/05/2018

From Japanese racing cars to pre-war classics, if you’re a fan of motors, old and new, the annual Nottingham Motorshow is a fantastic event not to be missed.

Trainee chefs put their ‘Hart’s’ and soul into College cook off

03/05/2018

Professional Chefs Diploma students battled it out in the kitchen today, hoping to win the chance to cook alongside Dan Burridge, Head Chef at Hart’s Hotel and Restaurant.

Students’ creativity is set to soar on globally recognised art course

30/04/2018

Foundation Art students selected for world class course

Hospitality students prove they have what it takes to make it in the industry

27/04/2018

The pressure was on for Hospitality Management students last night, when they took charge at the renowned Marco Pierre White’s restaurant.

Media and Music students showcase their talents

27/04/2018

Music and Media students came together last week for the College’s annual Music Industry Week.

Chinese students increase their automotive knowledge with Emtec

25/04/2018

Chinese students experience with Emtec drives forward career opportunities

Nottingham College athletes hope to win big at national sporting event

20/04/2018

Nottingham College athletes hope to win big at national AoC sporting event

Collaborating with industry is the perfect recipe

12/04/2018

Don’t miss the chance to be wined and dined by our Hospitality Management students on 26 April when they take charge at Marco Pierre White’s restaurant for one night only.