You won't have to find accommo during 1st year - all 1st years are guaranteed providing they choose it as their 1st choice.
I'm a medic here and can recommend it. There's loads to do 'outside' of medicine too.
I lived on Raleigh Park last year and don't know of anyone who had any problems. It really is very secure.
BBB for Economics, Finance and Management im waiting on warwick and LSE, i doubt ill get n e thing from LSE, if i get an offer from warwick then that'll be my first choice ... but as time goes on its lookin unlikely that i will so atm my first choice is nottingham.
All these people saying it's in a 'dodgy' area? Does it really matter? Worse case scenario is that you might get mugged if you walk around by yourself looking like a nervous and susceptable student. If you're really that worried about it, take a walk around some estates in Brixton or Elephant And Castle during the summer - and Nottingham will seem like a safe haven.
If they make me an offer, I'll be over the moon - but I have yet to hear from them.