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For the community

For nearly two centuries, the staff and students of both universities have, in some shape or form, been part of the Nottingham community.

For the community

See how university volunteers help Abdulhameed in his school

Student volunteers lead sporting activities with children from Forest Fields Primary School

“I really enjoy working with the university students because they teach us new things and sometimes we get to teach them new things.”

Abdulhameed Elgareidi, Forest Fields Primary School

Explore the impact of the universities in more detail

We deliver around £181m of direct economic impact, and a further £108m of indirect economic impact annually, through student spending in the Nottingham community

The economic activity of our universities supports over 25,000 jobs in the greater Nottingham area

We help more than 5,000 students and 500 staff volunteer over 100,000 hours to good causes

NTU Law School pro bono advice service, the Legal Advice Centre, recovered almost a million pounds for local people last year

Our world-class sporting facilities are open to all, and over 40,000 adults and children use them each year

We host hundreds of community events each year, from public lectures and seminars, festivals to exhibitions, arts and craft activities, cultural events and film and theatre screenings

The joint end of year ‘pack for good’ recycling campaign has raised over £180,000 for the British Heart Foundation