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Ideally located within 2 miles of Nottingham City Centre, University Park is set within 330 acres of gorgeous rolling landscaped parkland. With a mix of stunning architecture, traditional features and modern facilities, University Park is the perfect venue for a range of different meetings, conferences and special events.


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Orchard Hotel

Set in 330 acres of the University of Nottingham’s landscaped parkland; Orchard Hotel is a stylish, eco-friendly hotel featuring 202 bedrooms located next to our modern event venue, East Midlands Conference Centre.


East Midlands Conference Centre

Following a multi-million pound refurbishment, East Midlands Conference Centre offers state-of-the-art meetings and events spaces, banqueting suites and magnificent, contemporary public spaces.


Coates Road Auditorium

Coates Road Auditorium offers one of the largest tiered auditoriums across our campuses with capacity for up to 550 delegates.


Highfields Sports Complex

The Highfields Sports Complex was opened by England Rugby star, Brian Moore in 2010. Home to two pavilions, a large conference room, two meeting rooms, six changing rooms and dual-aspect balconies for spectators.


Sir Clive Granger Building

The Sir Clive Granger Building is one of our most popular self-contained conference and event spaces consisting of three tiered lecture theatres.


Law and Social Sciences Building

Law & Social Sciences Building is centrally located on University Park Campus, offering two of our larger capacity meeting spaces with small breakout areas ideal for refreshments and networking purposes.


Trent Building

Built in 1928, the Trent Building makes an impact with its stunning architecture and views across Highfield’s boating lake and a large lawned area.


Pope Building

The Pope Building offers a variety of large and small multi-functional event spaces and meeting rooms.


David Ross Sports Village

David Ross Sports Village, a £40m state-of-the-art, purpose-built sports facility, opened in autumn 2016. This sports facility which has international significance, also stages major conferences and events.


Teaching and Learning Building

Having opened in September 2018, the Teaching and Learning Building, with its top-lit atrium and dramatic full-height glazed stairs, is the latest addition to University Park Campus. Providing exceptional views of the campus landscape and drawing in natural light, this venue is ideal for a wide variety of meetings and events.


Engineering and Science Learning Centre

The award-winning Engineering and Science Learning Centre is an architecturally impressive building with a range of meeting rooms and social spaces for up to 250 delegates.