The Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is building the university of the future – a forward-looking institution that changes lives. Nottingham Trent University empowers and inspires its community of students, staff and alumni by valuing their ideas, celebrating their achievements, and creating opportunities. Locally proud but internationally focused, Nottingham Trent University is committed to building lasting academic, social and professional relationships.
Nottingham Trent University has a hands-on, work-focused curriculum, which puts jobs at the heart of learning. With a fantastic reputation for launching great careers, Nottingham Trent University has created ground-breaking employability initiatives through their relationships built with industry leaders at home and abroad. Nottingham Trent University sustains an inclusive learning and working environment that’s enriched by diversity, values differences and promotes fairness, respect and equality of opportunity.
From the stunning countryside to the variety of animals that call Brackenhurst home, this is a campus with a difference. Its home to the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences and if students are planning on pursuing their passion to work in the fields of wildlife, conservation, animal care or agriculture, Brackenhurst is the ultimate outdoor classroom and their new home from home. Students will work on some of the most dynamic and innovative work in the field of animal, rural and environmental sciences.
Why Nottingham Trent University – Brackenhurst Campus
Community: From the students, to the staff, to the animals themselves, Brackenhurst Campus is a living and learning experience unlike any other, showcasing a truly special slice of the natural world with a thriving learning community, all just a short bus ride away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Student Life: There’s about 1,700 students on campus and every year Nottingham Trent University hosts Brackfest, a celebration of Brackenhurst life complete with live music, activities, tractor rides and a BBQ.
Countryside: As a working farm and a wildlife haven, the Brackenhurst countryside estate is fully equipped with all the facilities students need, from the brand new Lyth building at the heart of campus, to the dedicated veterinary nursing centre, animal unit, food laboratory and more.
Activities and Events: Brack Bar is the centre of the student community on campus and there’s always something going on, from big nights out to relaxed quiz nights and movie screenings. The Orangery café is another great place to chill and recharge with a coffee in between lectures, while the new Lyth building boasts social and teaching spaces and is the home of our student support services on campus.
Co-op/ Internship Placement
Cooperative education (or co-operative education) and internships are methods of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience ("co-op"), provides academic credit for structured job experience. Co-ops are full-time, paid or unpaid positions. Internships may be full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid positions.
Work While Studying
Even if you do NOT meet our minimum English requirement (IELTS or TOEFL), you still can get conditionally accepted in the program of your choice with the condition of completing our English program prior to starting your chosen program.
Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own, and should arrive well before the start of term to do so.
There are a wide variety of homestay options available, and our partner schools do their best to match students and hosts according to their interests and preferences. All homestay accommodations have been inspected, and all adults in the home have completed a required criminal reference check.