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Studying and working in some of the best cities in the world

They host our University campuses but now Nottingham, Ningbo and Kuala Lumpur have been listed as among the top cities in the world. The City of Nottingham recently came in third place in a study of the best places to work. It followed Cambridge and Milton Keynes in a list, compiled by website Glassdoor, based …

DH Lawrence: Why we pay tribute to the man who valued education

D. H. Lawrence is often named as Nottingham’s most prominent literary figure. From his birth in the small mining village of Eastwood in 1885 to attending University College, Nottingham (now the University of Nottingham) from 1906-08, it is fair to say that Lawrence’s literary imagination was shaped by the area and its lively culture. He …

250,000 University of Nottingham graduates

The 250,000th graduate of The University of Nottingham received her degree on Friday 17 July, at a ceremony presided over by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Greenaway. Victoria Rowley, 23 from Wickford in Essex, was awarded a first class LLB Hons Law on the final day of this year’s summer graduation at the East Midlands Conference Centre, …

Best of the blogs: April

Best of the blogs is back with the most popular blog entries of the past month – our 10th year in China, climate change, CBEEBIES, and cash all feature below! From the Vice-Chancellor’s desk: Address at UNNC 10th Anniversary Launch The next 12 months will see a series of events in China and the UK to …

Outstanding Young Malaysian Award for UNNC academic

Dr Alain Chong from The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has been named winner in the academic category of the Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2012. Assistant Professor in Information Systems at Ningbo’s Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Dr Chong joins an illustrious list of past winners including Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh and Olympic badminton …

VC Professor David Greenaway – an honorary citizen of Ningbo

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway, is now an honorary citizen of Ningbo thanks to his contribution to the development of University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus, as well as to teaching, research and professional training more generally. Nottingham and China This honour from the City of Ningbo reflects the University’s strong and well-developed links with China …

8-13 June: The big stories

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and 60 years on the throne, The University of Nottingham is planting 60 special ‘Diamond Woods’ in south Nottinghamshire close to our Sutton Bonington Campus. There’s also research news concerning a novel porous material that has unique carbon dioxide retention properties, which could have an impact on new carbon …