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Welcome to Nottingham!

Moving away from home and starting out in a new city is both exciting and challenging. You’re suddenly in a position where you don’t know the best spots anymore. Where are the best shops? How about bars? Where do I find the best hangover food?

Luckily for you, not only do we love welcoming new students to our fantastic city, we also have the lowdown on all the best places to shop, eat, drink and party around the city centre. How to distribute the information though? Well…

Introducing the official It’s In Nottingham 2018 Student Trail.

The Student Trail is a fun and unique way of helping students discover their new city. With over 70 fab offers, events and giveaways to find, it’s a great way to get out and explore your new surroundings.

From student lock-ins to spinning the wheel for prizes, there’s plenty of exciting things happening in Nottingham for students this year. Follow our handy map to discover the city of Nottingham and pick up some treats along the way.

Look out for It’s In Nottingham at both Nottingham Trent University and University of Nottingham freshers' fairs to pick up a trail map and your chance to win fantastic prizes.


  • Trail map detailing where to go for all the best offers, events and giveaways
  • Fun competitions
  • Student exclusive lock-ins
  • Spin the wheel and win prizes at both NTU and UON freshers' fairs


Explore your new city with our Student Trail map! Download the map and discover over 70 exclusive offers, events and giveaways!



Heading out? Be sure to browse the list of events before you go to take advantage of goodies and discounts in stores across the city!



From amazing discounts on food and drink to exclusive in-store offers and giveaways for students, browse the list below and discover over 50 fantastic treats.