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Collaboration in Indonesia

    I was delighted to participate in a research impact and knowledge exchange day in Jakarta with the Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI) on their National Education Day. Nottingham was the only foreign university invited to share their expertise on improving research impact as well as collaboration between universities, research institutions and …

International accreditation for talent development with China

The University of Nottingham has been accredited as an official training partner by the Chinese government. The agreement, with China’s State Administration for Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA), enables the University to provide expertise and training programmes to technical and managerial professionals in China. The University is one of the first higher education institutes in the …

Guest Blog-Summer in China with Huawei

Students are at the heart of our global community, and we support Nottingham graduates from all of our campuses as they emerge as global citizens, highly sought after due to their blend of knowledge and skills, and a strong sense of entrepreneurship, community and social responsibility. International mobility is an important element to enrich our …

India-UK Tech Summit November 2016

Sam Woolley-Principal Knowledge Exchange India The University is developing exciting partnerships with India, and as part of its engagement activities I was delighted to participate in the India-UK Tech summit 07-09 November in Delhi. The summit brought together industry, academics and governments with a focus on forging the future of India-UK collaboration with the smartest …

Largest trade delegation from Malaysia ever

We were delighted to be invited to provide a case study for the recent Malaysia Investment Forum ‘Business Opportunities in a Changing Economic Landscape’, held across three days in London. This was the largest ever trade delegation from Malaysia led by the Minister for International Trade & industry, The Hon. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed and …

Launch of Nottingham Health China

7 September saw the launch of the Nottingham Health China initiative coordinated by the Asia Business Centre. It was a cracking event, well attended by colleagues from the Medical and Health Sciences Faculty, Visiting Scholars, local hospital Trusts and representatives from the China Nursing Association. Professor Richard Hubbard, lead on the initiative, opened the event and …

Wonderful Chinese New Year celebrations

On Sunday, I attended a Chinese New Year celebration at Nottingham Lakeside. It was a wonderful family affair and was filmed by CCTV for broadcast on the English language channel over New Year celebrations. Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway   gave an interview to CCTV and wished everyone a ‘Happy New Year.’ The event …

Congratulations on India Republic Day

I was delighted to attend the India Republic Day Reception at Grosvenor House, representing the University of Nottingham. The Reception was to celebrate the 67th India Republic Day. Our host was the High Commissioner of India, H.E. Mr. Navtej Sarna and senior representatives of the Government of India. The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Minister …

12th Chinese New Year Celebrations at Nottingham Lakeside Arts

The history of our involvement in these events goes back to 2004 when Broxtowe Borough Council organised an event in Beeston Square through their Community Cohesion Group which proved so popular that they invited the University and the City Council to join them the following year and make the event even bigger. 2005 was in …

Bridge-Building Sino-UK Geospatial Partnerships at The University of Nottingham

It was an eye-opening experience to work with the Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre to deliver the UK-China Workshop on Big Geospatial Data and Smart Cities recently in Ningbo. The Centre is one of only 20 such research collaborations in the world to have been awarded International Joint Research Centre status by the Chinese Ministry of …