NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

United Kingdom, England

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.  

Campus Life

Originally opened in 1960 as Basford Hall College, Nottingham College today provides a range of programs at its 11 centers in the city and around Nottinghamshire. All of these 11 buildings have been architectural in the most unique ways. The college’s location estate also plans to include a purpose-built state-of-the-art ‘City Hub’ in Nottingham city center. It is believed that over £58 million have been invested in this up and coming project and will be available for students arriving for the Spring Term. The campuses have been divided based on the disciplines and specialties for example Claredon's site is the Academy of Performing Arts and Music, Highfields is created for workshops and a car showroom, London Road center which has engineering facilities, and many such others.  

Noted Alumni

The college has been home to many a talent including Finn Atkins, actress, Samantha Beckinsale again an actress, Carl Froch who went on to become a successful boxer, James Morrison, another great singer and songwriter who has received multiple awards. Another remarkable personality who is an Oscar-winning composer, Steve Price has walked through the doors of Nottingham College.