About The University of Nottingham
With more than 6,700 members of staff, the University is clearly a popular place to work. Attractive campus surroundings, state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and a range of leisure activities are hard to beat. The ongoing investment in the University's infrastructure - from high-technology research labs to modern sports and fitness facilities - means that staff can get the most out of their work and leisure time.
Once employed here you can enjoy a wide range of benefits and facilities, to see what appeals to you and your interests, click on the links (left) to discover more. For a general overview of the University its staff and students please click here to view a brief online presentation.
About the City and Region
Nottingham is a thriving city of over 750,000 people and is placed at the heart of England with excellent road, rail and air transport links. Nottingham is the UK's third richest city in terms of Gross Domestic Product and has seen investment and growth in commercial, retail, residential, cultural and leisure sectors. Nottingham's city centre is currently enjoying around £7 billion of development, from the Eastside and Waterside regeneration projects to the stunning new plans from Gustafson Porter for the Old Market Square. More people than ever live and work in Nottingham, enjoying a lifestyle that affords easy access to employment, retail and leisure.
The City has 1,330 retail outlets and range from major department stores to fashion chains and independent niche boutiques. Retail surveys have placed Nottingham as a rival to London's West End. The city's sporting facilities and clubs (athletics, football, cricket, rugby, rowing and ice hockey clubs (to name just a few), theatres, concert venues and cinemas, to the many bars, restaurants and cafés, makes Nottingham the perfect experience for everyone.
As a break from the pace of city life, the region offers beautiful rural scenery in the Peak District National Park and historic buildings such as Newstead Abbey, home of writer and poet Lord Byron, Southwell Minster and Wollaton Hall. Nottinghamshire's more well-known attractions, of course, include Robin Hood's Sherwood Forest and the historic Goose Fair, held every October.