Nottingham is one of the UK’s most important cities – a city of learning and science, a city of business and enterprise, a city of sport and culture. Together with Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham is home to over 60,000 students from around the world and, extending the global links, Nottingham University is the only University in the UK with campuses in China and Malaysia.
Nottingham is home
The city has one of the UK’s largest and most successful retail centres, excellent public transport, parks and green spaces, and unrivalled leisure and cultural opportunities.
Nottingham – world-class for work, study, leisure and lifestyle
- is one of six designated science cities in the UK
- is the cleanest, greenest and least car-dependent city in the UK
- has the youngest population of any UK city
- has the widest range of arts and entertainment – from arena to theatres and concert halls to art galleries and clubs
- is one of the finest for top-quality shops, fashion stores and designer boutiques
- is one of the greatest cities for watching and playing sport – with Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham Forest, Notts County, the National Water Sports Centre and the National Ice Centre
- is one of the most historical cities – with Nottingham Castle, the legendary Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, Nottingham Caves and the Lace Market
- boasts the best public transport system outside London
- is within a two-hour drive of over 90 percent of the UK population, with good transport links to anywhere in the UK.
Nottingham is its people
The city has a long and proud history, and has changed much over the last couple of centuries. But one thing has remained constant – Nottingham has always relied on the character and talents of its people. Now, in the twenty first century, the constant values of hard work, innovation and fairness are what will see the city through the next decade and secure prosperity for a new generation.