When a dream becomes a reality… the International Scholarship Awards Ceremony

By Omowunmi Abimbola Osinubi 12 November, 2015 was a day that I had been looking forward to for a long time. It was the day the international scholarship awards ceremony for The University of Nottingham was held. I can guess you would say that I had been looking forward to it since I got the mail that …

A Journey to the City Built on Knowledge

Benedict Egbon is a Nigerian student studying MSc Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) at Nottingham, with funding from our Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship scheme. After three (3) years of ardent, unfruitful and relentless applications, my dream of studying overseas became a reality, thanks to the Developing Solutions Scholarship, through The University of Nottingham. However, my mysteries did not evaporate …

“Eyup me duck!” Culture shocks and pleasant surprises

After graduating with a degree in Pharmacy in 2005 from Ghana, I worked for 7 years in Korle bu Teaching Hospital, the largest teaching hospital in my country. Even though I longed to further my education with an international second degree, the cost of studying in the UK was prohibitively high and out of reach …

A Ghanaian Engineer in Nottingham

Nana Awere Damoah, who studied MSc Chemical Engineering at Nottingham in 2005-06 with funding from Chevening Scholarships and our Developing Solutions Scholarship scheme, recalls his studies at Nottingham and how this has boosted his career. I joined Unilever Ghana Limited in 2000 as the Quality Audit Manager, after graduating in 1999 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and …