International Student Ambassadors: Arooj from Pakistan

I am Arooj Akbar, former student at the University of Nottingham. I am from Lahore, Pakistan and started my MSc at the University of Nottingham in 2016. I graduated in December 2017 and left Nottingham in January 2018; I have many cherished memories that I made during my time there. Describe your experience of studying …

International Alumni Stories: Noureen from Pakistan

I am Noureen Asif Shivji, a former PhD student of the University of Nottingham. I completed my PhD from the school of health science, University of Nottingham in December 2018. My thesis is on ‘exploring puberty experiences of young males (aged 18-21 years) living in urban Pakistan’. My research interests are in qualitative research methodology, …

International Student Ambassadors: Ibrahim from Pakistan

Why did you choose University of Nottingham? I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus, the reason I chose the University of Nottingham for my postgraduate study as well was based on the course that I wanted to study. A limited number of universities offer a postgraduate taught degree in the …

Goodbyes are always hard

By Amber Baba Jan from Pakistan, who has recently completed MSc Advanced Nursing at The University of Nottingham, funded by a Commonwealth shared Scholarship.  Throwback to one of the pictures I took when I started my journey to The University of Nottingham and now I’m counting my last few days in this beautiful country, amongst the …

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 …

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 …