My last minute journey to a British university through Clearing and Adjustment

Three years ago at this time I was feeling completely laid back after stressful exams and applications had all ended. That is, until mid-July when Results Day and UCAS rang a bell. My late summer holiday turned more intense as I decided to make use of UCAS Adjustment to change my university choice. Sitting here today …

Meet our Student Callers: Yin Mar from Myanmar (Burma)

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Burmese student Yin Mar has been speaking to students all over Asia to let them know what Nottingham is really like. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? After I decided to …

10 of the best: cheap places to buy food in Nottingham

As with most students, living costs are definitely up there for the more pressing problems in my life. More than once am I faced with a dilemma of whether I can afford to go out to a fancy dinner with my team even after I just paid my electricity bills. That’s just normal. I mean, …

What a foundation year meant to me

I decided to take the foundation year because I had gone through a previous tough year and I knew that I wanted to start engineering at a pace that would ease me into life in England without the enormous pressure of studies. My career counsellor at my high school informed me about the possibility of …

Meet our Student Callers: Yan from China

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Chinese student Yan is studying a Master of Research in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? The reason why I chose to …

Meet our Student Callers: Nimal from India

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Nimal has been speaking to Indian students (and their parents!) to let them know what Nottingham is really like. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? Frankly, it was the availability of …

Meet our Student Callers: Alberto from Spain

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Alberto has been speaking to students in Latin America and his native Spain about life at Nottingham. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? After studying a BSc in Archaeology here …

Meet our Student Callers: Nuria from Mexico

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Mexican student Nuria has been speaking to Latin American students about everything from accommodation to scholarships. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? In every ranking I at looked I …

Meet our Student Callers: Usanee from Thailand

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. Thai student Usanee is studying a PhD in Pharmacy.  Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? I decided to pursue a PhD degree at The University of Nottingham because the University …

Meet our Student Callers: John from USA

If you hold an offer to study at The University of Nottingham, you might be lucky enough to receive a call from one of our international students. In addition to being a student caller, John has been creating vlogs (video blogs) of his time at Nottingham – you can watch him on YouTube. Why did you choose to study …