A student’s guide to travelling around Paris, Berlin, Florence, Barcelona and Prague

Following on from our recent Europe travel blog, our student bloggers were asked to provide their tips on the best ways to travel to, and around, each featured city. Recent Nottingham graduate Sotiris from Greece shares his tips for travelling to a few of Europe’s most beautiful cities. All views presented here are Sotiris’ own. …

“It was the kindness in those calls and emails that brought me here”: Eve’s Clearing story

When I received my results in August 2014, I was very disappointed as I didn’t achieve the grades required by my first choice university. After considering my options for a while, I began to feel that studying Journalism, my original choice, in the UK was not the best option for me. I still wanted a …

Meet our Student Callers: Malathe from Sudan

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. Sudanese student Malathe has been speaking to students in the Middle East and Africa. She gives her advice about life in Nottingham, including studying, settling in and raising a family.  Why …

My first year studying Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham

Having finished my first year as a pharmacy student at The University of Nottingham, all I could say was that it passed by in a flash. It felt like I was still packing up two large suitcases in my home in Hong Kong, ready for my flight to the UK. But in fact, I was …

Meet our Student Callers: Neha 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. Neha 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? The University of Nottingham, is without …

The best places to visit in Europe: Hazel, John and Colbie’s picks

With its convenient location and easy transport links, studying in the UK is a great way to explore the beauty that Europe has to offer. Three of our international students pick their favourite places and share their best holiday snaps.   John, USA, MA Art History: Paris, France “I’ve been to Paris twice now, and …

Meet our Student Callers: Magda from Poland

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. Polish student Magda has been speaking to students all over Europe to let them know what life at Nottingham is really like.  Hi! My name is Magda and I’ve just finished my …

Looking back to my first days as a foundation student at the university

Petrified cannot even begin to explain how I felt as I arrived in Nottingham and left everything I know behind in Swaziland. I was enrolled on the engineering foundation course and I honestly didn’t know what to expect. I just came in blind faith hoping for the best and as I write this, I can’t …

Meet our Student Callers: Ioana from Romania

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. Romanian student Ioana has been speaking to students all over Europe to let them know what life at Nottingham is really like.  Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? The reason …

“They said they could offer me a place, and the rest is history”

Every year lots of students go through UCAS Clearing to find their perfect course, for a variety of different reasons – even students who have achieved excellent grades. Shiv Nanda, an Indian student living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who studies BEng Chemical Engineering at The University of Nottingham, shares his story.    Which course had you …