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A young movie maker from Nottingham got the chance to watch a premiere screening of her own short film at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema as part of the BFI Film Academy.

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Nottingham Trent University

Published December 20th

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Nottingham College

Published December 20th

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What makes Nottingham great for learning?


A skilled city with two fantastic universities


29,000 creative & digital students


Nottingham produces 19,700 graduates each year


Competitive salaries and fantastic quality of life

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Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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