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I chose to study at the University of Nottingham because…

I chose the University of Nottingham for my undergraduate degree for a number of reasons. Academic reputation I was looking to study Law, so it was important to me that the Law School had a good reputation and was well-liked by students at the University. When I attended the Open Day and spoke to current …

4 Feelings You Should Have About Your First Choice University

Choosing a university and course is a very large and very daunting decision. But it is also a very instinctive decision; no matter what people say on open days or what your teachers tell you it needs to be your decision. I remember how much thought went into the choice before I settled on the …

How to choose a university

You’ve just about decided on a course, and you’re relieved that the big, life-changing decisions are over. Think again – they’ve only just begun. Everyone is different, but luckily, so is every university. No university is better than the other, really, it’s all about which is the best fit for YOU. Here are the top things to look …

How to choose a course

You’ve only just gained the confidence to ask the teacher whether you can go to the bathroom, and now they’re asking you to pick a degree that will direct the course of your entire life. For some, this task can be overwhelming, but the good news is that the choices on offer are broader than you can  …

Results day – making your choices

If you are reading this post, then you are probably waiting for your results to find out which university you will be attending in September. When I was waiting for my results, I was fairly certain that The University of Nottingham was the right place for me, but I still had doubts. The doubts are …

Results day, Clearing and Adjustment – your questions answered!

What’s going to happen on results day? What happens if I don’t do as well as I’d hoped? What if I do better than I’d hoped?! Don’t panic, we’re here to help! With A Level results day getting closer and closer, you’ve undoubtedly got lots of questions about what to expect. Watch Tom’s vlog to find …

Recipes to try out before you start uni

Thankfully being a slightly less than perfect Mary Berry when it comes to cooking isn’t a bad thing when you go to uni…. as the expectation bar is set low for us (baked beans on toast is seen as an achievement – how rude!) . Whether you know how to cook or not, cooking on a …

Preparing for exam results

Now that exams have finished you have all the time in the world to relax – so do so! You have done all you can to get the grades you need and chances are you’re now worrying about whether that effort was enough. But it’s important to look after your mental health, so try to …

I was meant to be at Nottingham

It feels like yesterday taking my A levels and waiting anxiously for results. Although having predicted all As I was a bit skeptical about Maths as my C3 paper was a bit difficult. My first choice was the University of Warwick as they topped the league table for Economics last year and my insurance choice …

5 ways to WIN at an open day!

Our open days are your chance to get a feel for life at Nottingham, there’s no better way to decide if it’s the right Uni for you. To help you make the most of it, we’ve got five top tips to make sure you win at open day. One Don’t waste your mobile data, use …