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 …

Kamaljit takes his research to Parliament

Kamaljit Moirangthem, a PhD researcher at The University of Nottingham, hailing from Imphal, India, is attending the UK Parliament on Monday 13 March to present his bioscience research to a range of politicians and a panel of academics, as part of STEM for BRITAIN, a poster competition for early career researchers run by the Parliamentary and …

Favourite words for International Mother Language Day

21 February is International Mother Language Day, a global observance established by the United Nations to recognise and  celebrate the world’s diversity of cultures and languages. To celebrate the many nationalities, cultures and languages which makeup our student community at Nottingham, we invited our students, friends and followers to share a favourite word from their native …

Working as a clinical pharmacist in the UK

By Hnin Ei Phyu, from Myanmar, who studied MPharm Pharmacy at Nottingham during 2010-2014 and now works as a clinical pharmacist for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. After spending four fabulous years at The University of Nottingham completing my MPharm degree, I had to choose where do I spend my pre-registration year and which area I would …

Spring Term thoughts from a Chevening Scholar

By Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola, from Nigeria, studying LLM Human Rights Law with a Chevening Scholarship. It is the Spring Term, the springing forth of renewed energy to pursue our most cherished dreams.  Casting my mind back at the Autumn Term, it has been a phenomenal few months at the prestigious University of Nottingham. A dream come …

Chinese New Year is about family, friends and food

By Jingjing from China, who is studying a PhD in the School of Education and is one of our international student callers. Chinese New Year, also known as ‘Spring Festival’ (春节), is the most important festival in the Chinese lunar cal

Merry Christmas – however you are celebrating!

With the autumn term over and Christmas just a few days away, our international students and staff are taking a well-earned break from their work and studies. Many are returning home to celebrate Christmas, New Year and other traditional December holidays with their families and friends, while others stay in Nottingham to celebrate in the UK or take …

Free Falling into December

By Megha Viswanatha Rao from India, studying MA English Literature at The University of Nottingham. When I left home in September this year, I told my mother that for the first time in my life, I’d see a white Christmas. Although snow hasn’t arrived in Nottingham just yet, there are also other things to be excited …

Meet our Student Callers: Mohataz from Bangladesh

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 student callers. Mohataz has been speaking to students in his home country Bangladesh and other Asian countries about life at Nottingham. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? My research interest in architecture …

5 #ConfidentlySmart reasons to be a Chevening Scholar

I am a dreamer. I am #ConfidentlySmart, #IamChevening. I’m part of a renowned and famous scholarship programme with more than 30 years of existence: the prestigious Chevening awards scheme. Hi, I am Manuel Besares, a 24 year old MPH Public Health (International Health) student at the School of Medicine of The University of Nottingham for …