My #CheveningMemories: A #ConfidentlySmart year!

By Manuel Besares One year has passed so quickly: In June 2016, I was #ChosenForChevening. Through my #JourneyToUoN and #MyCheveningJourney, I made my biggest stand-out to demonstrate why #IAmChevening, representing my country, Mexico. Undoubtedly, I enjoyed an experience of a lifetime. This amazing year was defined by incredible moments. Now, as a #CheveningAlumni, I will …

My year in Nottingham

By Dwayne Tucker, a Chevening Scholar from Jamaica who recently completed an MSc Oncology degree at Nottingham. And just like that, in a blink of an eye, the best, and arguably the most important year of my life has come and gone. Having decided that I was going to relocate to the UK to pursue …

My phenomenal time at Nottingham

By Cecilia Aransiola, a Chevening Scholar (2016-17) from Nigeria who has recently completed her LLM in Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham. Though a year has gone by, the memories of my phenomenal time at the University of Nottingham remain indelible in my heart. It has been a year! A year of excellent …

Chevening adventure in Nottingham

Hey, I am Zoia Pavlenko, a 29-year-old environmental specialist from Ukraine. I was lucky to study MSc Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham in 2014/2015 with the support of Chevening Scholarships. When I was going through my application process for both the university and scholarship, I was thinking that some day I will be …

Halal food in Nottingham

Ismail Sadurdeen, Nottingham graduate and former Students’ Union President (2016-17)  shares his recommendations for Halal food and Halal dining in Nottingham. Food is a very important part of all our lives. As a Muslim who follows Halal, leaving the comforts of home cooked food and moving to a western country was a difficult choice. Growing …

My journey to be a brewmaster

Sungwhan Park from South Korea is studying MSc Brewing Science and Practice and received the Korea Masters Scholarship in 2016. I was honoured to receive the Korea Masters Scholarship from the University of Nottingham. It helped me burden down my financial stress. I highly encourage to prospective Korean students to apply this amazing scholarship opportunity. I …

My two years with The University of Nottingham, UK

Yunfei Cheng, from China, is a final year student in BA International Media and Communications Studies. I was originally enrolled in The University of Nottingham Ningbo China studying International Communications and after two years’ study, I got the one-year exchange opportunity to UK campus in 2015. Then I decided to transfer to here as I …

‘Running Man’ with the Korean Society

By Hyelim Gang, studying BA International Media and Communications Studies, on exchange from our China Campus in Ningbo. Korean culture is getting more popular than before, especially in Asian countries. In other words, Asian people who are passionate with Korean drama and K-pop tend to desire to learn the general Korean culture. As The University of Nottingham is …

Internship at the International Office

Hyelim Gang, from South Korea, is studying BA International Media and Communications Studies as part of an exchange programme from our China Campus in Ningbo. She recently completed a work placement module, working on the International Office’s marketing and communications activities. I am a 1-year Korean exchange student from The University of Nottingham China Campus. …

Hong Kong CityU Student Involvement Award for Nottingham student

Ross Tandy is studying abroad at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) during his MSci International Relations and Global Issues course at Nottingham. In my first semester on exchange at City University of Hong Kong I was fortunate enough to be presented with the Student Involvement Award for exchange students, along with 6 other people …