How to make the most of visiting a university

From my own experience, visiting my prospective universities was a huge factor in my decision making process. Whether through a UCAS visit day, an open day run by the University, or simply a day trip to the university’s city, taking a tour of the university and surrounding area is one of my top recommendations to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

5 things you should know about attending our open day

When you come to one of our open days, you’ll have the chance to get a real sense of whether The University of Nottingham is the right uni for you. You’re making the effort to come and visit us, so we want to make sure that you get the most out of your day. Come …

Living and studying here – Amy answers your questions

Student vlogger Amy took over the @UoNapplicants Twitter to answer your questions about student life here at The University of Nottingham. Here’s a summary of your questions and her answers. What’s Nottingham like? It’s really diverse, plenty of shopping and places to eat/drink with your friends. There are also lots of alternative places with cool shops, …

School of English Twitter Q+A

Dr Adam Rounce from our School of English held a Q+A recently to take questions about studying here. Here’s a summary of your questions and his answers. Where is the School based? The School of English is based in the beautiful Trent Building on University Park (No. 11 on our campus map). Trent Building has …

Self catered halls – the pros and cons

Self Catered halls at the University of Nottingham are an option for your future accommodation. There are two types of halls, catered and self catered. It’s up to you where you live in your first year, you can apply for accommodation through the University when you have firmed your choice (first choice Nottingham, of course!) …

Vet School offer holders Twitter Q+A

Our School of Veterinary Medicine and Science held a Twitter Q+A to answer questions from offer holders. Vanessa Williamson from Admissions, Dr Liz Mossop from staff and 4th year students Amy Stamp, Jess Warren and James Copland tweeted about student life at Sutton Bonington campus. Here’s a summary of the chat.  As Vet students, what are …