Jordana’s advice for international students on setting up a business in the UK

Hello! I’m Jordana and I am an international graduate from The University of Nottingham. I studied MSc Clinical Nutrition and my masters project focused on diabetes. During my studies, I came across the Postgraduate Ingenuity Prize (now renamed to Ingenuity16 for this year), a competition for students to submit their business ideas, organised by the …

Nottingham calling

Leaving my hometown Benin City in Nigeria, for the United Kingdom, I always knew the weather was going to be an issue. This meant going from fire into an ice-making machine. This might sound like respite, but the story is best told by international students, most especially those from Africa and Asia. Complaining to my …

Welcome Programme 2016

By Camilla Gottlieb, a Chevening Scholar from Uruguay. Last Thursday and Friday were the Welcome Programme at the University. I arrived to Nottingham on the 5th of September so I was really looking forward to these days where I could see the University starting to become a real thing. I woke up very early on …

International undergraduate students share their advice for new starters

Magda, Poland: ‘Get involved! The first weeks of Autumn semester give you a beautiful opportunity to try billions of new things and make new friends. Do you like board games? Go to the board games society session! Want to learn how to meditate? Join Buddhist & meditation society! Want to meet people from your country? …

International PhD students share their advice for new starters

Malathe, Sudan: ‘Get into different experiences, share your thoughts, your culture, your traditions and even your research or project, engage as much as you can, it is a once in a lifetime experience.’ Read more from Malathe. Alberto, Spain: ‘Moving to a different country is exciting but can also be quite challenging sometimes. In the …

International masters students share their advice for new starters

Neha, India: ‘I would first like to congratulate all the offer holders and would like to say that just keep all your worries aside because once you’ll be here, everything will start falling in place one after the other without any hassle, and trust me, it will be a cake walk for you all. Just …

#MyCheveningJourney – new Chevening Scholars joining us at Nottingham

We’re welcoming new scholars from around the world who have been awarded the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships to study at The University of Nottingham. We introduced three of our new Chevening Scholars in our recent #chosenforChevening blog post. Now two more of our wonderful new Chevening Scholars talk about their Chevening journey to study with us. Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola, …

New Commonwealth Scholars preparing for Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Commonwealth Scholarships and we’re looking forward to welcoming new Commonwealth Scholars starting masters or PhD courses at Nottingham in the next few weeks. In this blog post two of the new Commonwealth Scholars discuss their backgrounds, studies and scholarships. Zain Hassan from Pakistan I am Zain Hassan …

#ChosenforChevening – new Chevening Scholars preparing to join us at Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and we’re looking forward to welcoming a talented and diverse group of new scholars from countries around the world who will arrive to start courses with us this year. Here are three of the new Chevening Scholars who are about to join us at Nottingham. …

Ask an international student: Why did you choose Nottingham?

We asked a group of our EU and international students, why did you choose to study at The University of Nottingham? Frida, Indonesia, BSc Biology I’m lucky enough to have a brother that’s also studying at The University of Nottingham. From the stories he told me, this University seemed like such a great place to …