International Student Ambassadors: Blanca from Mexico

Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? As soon I finished my undergraduate degree in Mexico, I knew I wanted to continue my studies and do a Masters degree. I was looking to improve my English and have a broad international experience. Among the options I had, and many courses and projects you can jump …

International Student Ambassadors: Alessandra from Mexico

Hello, I am Alessandra, I am Mexican, and I am studying my master’s degree in Public International Law in the University of Nottingham. My time in Nottingham has been a delightful and challenging experience. Throughout these months, I have had to reconnect with my academic abilities and to develop my internal strength to deal with …

International Student Ambassadors: Braulio from Mexico

Hi, everyone! My name is Braulio. I am from the city of Torreón in Mexico, and I am currently studying a PhD in Genetics. When planning to study abroad, I understand it is quite hard to choose a degree, University, and even country, so I am happy to share my experience in the hope that …

International Student Ambassador: Daniel from Mexico

Our International Student Ambassadors provide campus tours, telephone calls and social media for international students preparing to study at Nottingham. Daniel is from Mexico and is studying MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering. Here are his thoughts on life at Nottingham. Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? I come from a big city called Monterrey, which is one …

My #CheveningMemories: A #ConfidentlySmart year!

By Manuel Besares One year has passed so quickly: In June 2016, I was #ChosenForChevening. Through my #JourneyToUoN and #MyCheveningJourney, I made my biggest stand-out to demonstrate why #IAmChevening, representing my country, Mexico. Undoubtedly, I enjoyed an experience of a lifetime. This amazing year was defined by incredible moments. Now, as a #CheveningAlumni, I will …

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 …

#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, …

Meet our Student Callers: Nuria from Mexico

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. Mexican student Nuria has been speaking to Latin American students about everything from accommodation to scholarships. Why did you choose to study at Nottingham? In every ranking I at looked I …

From Mexico to UoN

By Jorge Luis Aguilar Santana, one of the two winners in our #journeytoUoN competition. Jorge is studying MSc Renewable Energy and Architecture. Hello, I am Jorge. Originally I studied Architecture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. Being a student of architecture in my home country helped me to figure out which was …

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 …