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 …

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. …

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 …

Welcome Programme 2016

By Camila Gottlieb, a Chevening Scholar from Uruguay. Last Thursday and Friday were the Welcome Programme at the University. I arrived to Nottingham on the 5th of September so I was really looking forward to these days where I could see the University starting to become a real thing. I woke up very early on …

#MyCheveningJourney – new Chevening Scholars joining us at Nottingham

We’re welcoming new scholars from around the world who have been awarded the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships to study at The University of Nottingham. We introduced three of our new Chevening Scholars in our recent #chosenforChevening blog post. Now two more of our wonderful new Chevening Scholars talk about their Chevening journey to study with us. Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola, …

New Commonwealth Scholars preparing for Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Commonwealth Scholarships and we’re looking forward to welcoming new Commonwealth Scholars starting masters or PhD courses at Nottingham in the next few weeks. In this blog post two of the new Commonwealth Scholars discuss their backgrounds, studies and scholarships. Zain Hassan from Pakistan I am Zain Hassan …

#ChosenforChevening – new Chevening Scholars preparing to join us at Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and we’re looking forward to welcoming a talented and diverse group of new scholars from countries around the world who will arrive to start courses with us this year. Here are three of the new Chevening Scholars who are about to join us at Nottingham. …

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 …

Realising my dream of becoming an Advanced Level Nurse

By Isata Victoria Mandoh, an international student from Sierra Leone studying MSc Advanced Nursing at The University of Nottingham, funded by a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. Being a Commonwealth Scholar and a postgraduate student at The University of Nottingham The award of a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship was the best thing that ever happened to me. It was a …

Welcome Programme 2015

Vicky Torrillas is an exchange student from Luther College, Iowa, USA, starting a year in Nottingham’s School of Politics and International Relations. Another year comes around, and another Welcome Programme for the international students takes place. Some picked their BRPs, some roamed around campus trying to find the right building and others started mingling in the line to get …