Hong Kong CityU Student Involvement Award for Nottingham student

Ross Tandy is studying abroad at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) during his MSci International Relations and Global Issues course at Nottingham. In my first semester on exchange at City University of Hong Kong I was fortunate enough to be presented with the Student Involvement Award for exchange students, along with 6 other people …

Free Falling into December

By Megha Viswanatha Rao from India, studying MA English Literature at The University of Nottingham. When I left home in September this year, I told my mother that for the first time in my life, I’d see a white Christmas. Although snow hasn’t arrived in Nottingham just yet, there are also other things to be excited …

The best places to visit in Europe: Hazel, John and Colbie’s picks

With its convenient location and easy transport links, studying in the UK is a great way to explore the beauty that Europe has to offer. Three of our international students pick their favourite places and share their best holiday snaps.   John, USA, MA Art History: Paris, France “I’ve been to Paris twice now, and …

Looking forward to Nottingham

Vicky Torrillas is studying Political Science and International Studies at Luther College, Iowa, USA, and is about to start an international exchange year at Nottingham during 2015-16. Greetings from Decorah, IA (and soon, from Homefield Road) 3,945 miles. That’s the approximate distance from Decorah, USA, to Nottingham. For those of us who prefer to think in kilometres, it’s …

Let the mountains and the sea be your muse

With the vicious circle of this vibrant life grabbing you from every other nook and cranny, it’s often hard to remember that you exist as a separate unique being with your own personal traits and dormant diaries. If you can however get lucky enough and manage to dodge that entire weekend wilderness to escape to …