Located in the heart of the city, Nottingham college is considered to be one of the largest further education colleges and higher education colleges in the United Kingdom. It primarily provides programs from pre-entry through to university-degree level. It is although an amalgamation of two former further education colleges namely, New College Nottingham and Central College Nottingham. This merger took place in 2017 which makes it one of the largest colleges in the UK with nearly 40,000 full-time and part time-students. It offers courses such as Vocational Courses, Apprenticeships, A-levels, Access courses, Higher apprenticeships, and foundation degrees: level 5 and level 6.