Located in the heart of Nottingham, a thriving creative city, NTU is home to a community of 3,000 artists, designers, and innovators. Founded in 1843, we offer a vibrant atmosphere, where young minds are encouraged to imagine, experiment, and develop an inquisitive nature to achieve personal development and academic success. At NTU, we promote a diverse culture, to empower and inspire the next generation of fashion and textile designers, to become world leading industry experts in their field.
Our community of researchers, connect ideas, expertise and technology across the university and partners, to tackle challenging issues the world faces. Our focus is on making a sustainable and positive impact through forward-thinking initiatives. The School of Art and Design alone, houses five research groups exploring various aspects of the discipline: culture, heritage, design, business, and innovation. All centred on a global and interdisciplinary approach to understand and address communication strategies, production and manufacturing systems, retail environments, advanced materials, human and environmental concerns, and many more.