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Nottingham has two great universities. Nottingham Trent University has a burgeoning reputation for creative studies. In the Creative Quarter the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies and Metronome set new standards and Nottingham College will soon open its new City Hub.

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Adam Bird, CEO of Cronofy, is an entrepreneur, software developer and architect with a passion for using technology to solve business problems. Here he talks about four ways a company can get into debt: Financial, Technical, Or...

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Nottingham Trent University

Published December 20th


Nottingham College

Published December 20th

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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