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    Study in Nottingham

    “Nottingham is without doubt, the best city in the country for a student.” The Virgin Guide to British Universities, 2010
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    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.
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    Excellent courses and flexible study options.
    ncn offers flexible ways of learning on a full or part-time basis with a vocational focus.
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    We offer a cost-effective alternative to studying higher education at a university institution, providing excellent value facilities and resources.
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    Our mission:

    Excellence, employability and enterprise: our promise to present and future generations
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    Our aim is that you leave us with a valuable qualification and are in the best possible position to move into employment or improve your job prospects.
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    94% of ncn graduates are in employment or further study six months after completing their course*
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Welcome to university-level at ncn

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

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The Adams Building, part of the College's City-based campus, is home to many of our higher education programmes. Theatre Arts, Music and Early Years are located at the College's Clarendon campus, with Construction and Civil Engineering delivered at the Basford Hall campus.

Higher education enquiries

If you have any questions, please register your details using our online form and a member of our HE support team will contact you to follow up your enquiry. Alternatively contact us by email at or by telephone on 0115 910 4584 or 0115 910 4589.