University of

The University of Nottingham was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881 and was granted a royal charter to become a university in 1948. Nottingham is organised into five faculties, within which there are more than 50 schools, departments, institutes and research centres.

The university is home to about 29,000 full time students was ranked #11 overall in the UK by the 2019 QS Graduate Employability Rankings and features in the top 20 of all three major UK university rankings.

The university’s alumni have been awarded a variety of prestigious accolades, including 3 Nobel Prizes, a Fields Medal, a Turner Prize, and a Gabor Medal and Prize.

The University is ranked eighth for research power in the UK according to the Research Excellence Framework, with 97% of our research recognised internationally.

Host – Lace Market Studios is a 23 minute tram ride from the university campus.


Our awards.
All dedicated to you.

We’re proud to have won some awards. But hopefully they mean something to you too. Because the National Student Housing Survey only recognises accommodation based on real student experiences. So the people voting are the ones who live with us. Which means you can pick your Host student home with confidence.