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 …

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

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: Yan from China

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. Chinese student Yan is studying a Master of Research in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? The reason why I chose to …

Meet our Student Callers: Jingjing from China

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. Chinese student Jingjing is studying a PhD in the School of Education. She shares her tips for international students. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? Most of  my friends chose …

Meet our Student Callers: Wei from China

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. Chinese student Wei is studying a PhD in Interpreting and Translation. Over the past few months, she has been talking to lots of Chinese students and giving them advice about life at Nottingham. …

Meet our Student Callers: Eve from China

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 Student Callers. Chinese student Eve is in her second year of a BA International Media and Communication Studies course. Eve has been chatting with students in China and answering their questions about life in …

International student societies: ABACUS, Indian and Egyptian Societies

Nottingham’s many student societies are ready to welcome the new students who will be arriving in September and October, so we’ve invited international and cultural student societies to share a message for new international and EU students on our blog. Here are messages from a few of the societies and we will share more later this …

My life in ABC as a Chevening Scholar at Nottingham

It is exactly the 2 months’ celebration today after my arrival at The University of Nottingham. I even did not notice that time flew by so quickly without a second thought, because my story about the life here could not be described as boring words. Let’s start with ABC. A. Awful vs Accommodated My first …

Meet our international and cultural societies: more countries and cultures

We look forward to welcoming our new international students at the Welcome Programme next week and during Week One. During the past week we’ve been sharing messages from some of Nottingham’s international and cultural societies here on our International Student Life blog. Today we share messages from five more societies, covering the cultures of Africa, the …