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, …

#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. …

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 …

Applying for scholarships

By Trasias Mukama Hi, my name is Trasias Mukama and I am a Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Uganda doing a Masters of Public Health. As the deadline for applications for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship draws closer, I thought this might help you in your preparations. Good luck! Applying for a scholarship may seem a daunting …

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 …

A scholarship winner shares her tips for making a successful application

I have to state this before I continue writing: I have no guarantee that following my ideas will 100% get you that scholarship, but I do hope they help you on your journey to scholarship success. On June 10, 2015 I received a mail that I had been waiting for since November 2014. I had …

School of Computer Science High Achiever Scholarship

I was about to come back from Birmingham to Nottingham in the Christmas holidays. Sitting on the station bench, waiting for my friend while I checked my email on my cell phone, I was wondering why there was still an email from my school’s communication officer during the holidays when I read the email. Its subject …

A Newton International Fellow at Nottingham

As well as welcoming students from around the world, The University of Nottingham provides opportunities for many international academics and post-doctoral researchers. Dr Rahul Bhosale, from India, is conducting research in hydropatterning at the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB) in our School of Biosciences, funded by a prestigious Newton International Fellowship. I was born and brought …