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 …

Celebrating our studies at the Sheriff of Nottingham’s Summer Garden Party

The Sheriff of Nottingham’s Summer Garden Party for Nottingham’s International Students, organised by Experience Nottinghamshire, took place at Nottingham Castle on 15 July 2014. Diana Guzmán Barraza, a Mexican student studying MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering, shares some comments and photos from the occasion. One of the best things about studying at The University of Nottingham …

Falling in love with the UK

One of the best things about life as a student at The University of Nottingham is the surprising variety of societies, clubs and volunteering opportunities it has to offer. You can find all the common sports and hobbies, but you can also be amazed by finding groups such as the Magic Society, the Massage Society, …