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Student Area Guides

Beeston

Beeston is one of the most popular suburbs of Nottingham. It is right next to the University West Entrance but further away from the city centre. Students make up a smaller proportion of the population than in other areas like Lenton and Dunkirk. Popular with undergrads happy to live away from the crowds and postgrads.

  • Excellent shopping, restaurants, bars & supermarkets
  • Safe mixed community
  • Good value for money
  • Excellent transport links – tram service to campus and city centre
  • Close to Park campus

Dunkirk

Home to many students, Dunkirk has a cafe, pubs, takeaways, a convenience store and religious centres, very close to the South entrance and QMC.

  • Excellent transport links
  • Safe predominantly student area
  • Good value for money
  • Close to QMC, tennis centre and Park campus
  • Cinema and chain restaurant short walk away

Lenton

Lenton is a popular area close to the city centre and has a number of amenities that make it a great area for student living. With all the basics including banks, bars, supermarkets, pharmacies, pubs, religious centres, restaurants, shops and takeaways, Lenton provides all you need.

  • Popular vibrant student area
  • Situated between city centre and campus
  • Excellent transport links
  • Pubs, bars, takeaways, independent cinema, gyms & pool
  • Close to Jubilee and Park campus

Wollaton

Wollaton is a quieter residential area that offers a handful of pubs, eateries, shops and leisure pursuits, whilst the wonderful Wollaton Park provides a lovely backdrop and a nice place to walk off Sunday lunches.

  • Excellent transport links
  • Close to QMC, Jubilee and Park campus
  • Safe mixed community
  • Good supermarkets, takeaways, restaurants and Wollaton Hall nearby
  • Good value for money

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