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 …

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 …

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 …

“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: 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 …

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 …

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 …