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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts

If you’re studying a course related to history, archaeology, languages, English, humanities, music, philosophy, theology and religion or media you’re now part of the Faculty of Arts. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools or departments are in the Faculty? American and Canadian Studies Archaeology Classics Culture, Film and Media Cultures, Languages …

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering

If you’re studying a course related to architecture or engineering, you’re now part of the Faculty of Engineering. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? Architecture and Built Environment Chemical and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering Foundation Engineering and Physical Sciences Electrical and Electronic Engineering …

Making the transition from undergrad to postgrad

The transition from being and undergraduate (UG) to postgraduate (PG) feels like an oceanic jump. Harry Potter faced it, Neo from Matrix faced it. The word is ‘change’. So how do you embrace the transition and what could you expect from it? Take a look below! Teaching and learning style Postgrad is an opportunity for …

Welcome to the Faculty of Science

If you’re studying a course related to agriculture, animal science, biotechnology, chemistry, computing, environmental science, food and nutrition, mathematics, pharmacy, physics or psychology you’re now part of the Faculty of Science. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? School of Biosciences School of Chemistry School of …

How to prepare for postgrad life

If you’ve bagged yourself a place at the University of Nottingham to study a Postgraduate course, you are in for an adventurous, exciting and challenging year ahead. But before all of that, preparation for both the fun and fury (joking) pays off really well. Apart from packing, packing and re-packing all your books, bedding, food …

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences

If you’re studying a course related to business, economics, education, law, geography, politics or sociology, you’re now part of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? Nottingham University Business School School of Economics School of Education School of Geography …

Dear First Year Me…

Dear First Year Me, You’re probably still at that keen stage where you want to read everything, so you may as well read this too! In a while, the mere thought of reading might send you looking for any other form of procrastination, but don’t succumb! Reading for seminars might seem like a distraction from …

Vlog – school study vs. uni study

Studying at university can be a bit different to what you’re used to at school. Amy and Laura are here to talk you through some things you might want to bear in mind…

Revision, revision, revision!

Halloween, with all its wonderful fancy dress, has passed, and the Christmas music has begun to play in all the shops. It only means one thing to students – exam time is approaching! The feeling of dread begins to grow around this time of year, as students realise, it’s time to start revising. Here are …

My first assignment

‘Have you done the coursework?’ ‘I have literally done nothing’ These phrases will be buzzing around your lecture hall around the time of your first assignment. I believe every person goes through the same first stages of assignment writing; panic and procrastination. My first coursework was pretty unusual as it was very early on in …