Ok, so Uni's pretty good fun. Get away from your parents (always a bonus) and the first year generally isn't too hard. However, there are a few things that be useful to some of you wanting to a)come to Nottingham or b) Study law here.
a)Nottingham is great. Nice city with lots of bars and clubs, good social life and nice place to shop if you are in to that kind of thing. The Uni itself is beautiful, a really nice place to work as it is quiet but has a lot going on. There are clubs for everything, and it is worth doing some at least to put on your CV (your supposed to be well rounded or something?). Nottingham offers a good mix of campus life, with all the general amenities available, and the town just a 15min bus ride away. From my experiences, the Uni is well organised, but do expect to que for a while in the first week for registration and medical stuff etc. Remember to visit Freshers fair as often as possible in the first week, and any club with a free membership go along to. There are so mant sports on offer, many which i had never heard of, so try them out. Also collect as many freebees as possible (drink, music, magazines etc), your a student now and so free is always good.
Halls of residence - I was in Broadgate, self catering which is good fun and prepares you for cooking etc in the second year. Hall food so i am told is not too bad but most miss out by not making breakfast or missing meals which you have already paid for. Choosing a hall is a bit of pot luck. If your lectures are on campus and not Jubilee, don't go for Newark or Raleigh park as they are a fair walk from campus. The rest of the halls are on the main campus and so it is possible to roll out of bed at 8.50 and still make your 9.00.
b) Law - Ok, not the easiest subject in the world. Word of warning, although the first year is fun, do the work as it will help you get summer placements at law firms in the second year if you have good grades from the first year. Remember to budget for books. Its about £150 for books for the year, and the same for the second year. There is a second hand book sale but many new editions come out.
The law dept has very good links with law firms etc, so if you want to be a lawyer after Uni, generally those with a 2:1 will always get a job. The law dept has a huge computer room sponsered by a law firm and all the events run by the very active Nottingham Law society are sponsered by law firms so you get to meet a lot of lawyers etc.
Try and do some work experience this summer if you can at small high street firms etc, as it is always useful to put on your CV.
At the end of the day, law is good, interesting and challenging but hard work. You will do more reading than is healthy, but that is true of any law school. The style of teaching is different, with about 8 - 10 lectures a week plus two tutorials, which are generally groups of 5-7 people.
Why go yo Nottingham Law? - It has the mix of good academic teaching, facilities and links with firms and the good atmosphere and nice surroundings. Worth a visit, and i would strongly recommend coming here. Have a look and see if you like it. Law is really interesting and makes you sound very clever but is not for the faint hearted, it is hard work and there are easier degrees out there (i will not name any for fear of being beaten by the respective students).