My top tips and recommendations

By Amna Sandhu from Pakistan, who recently completed an MSc Banking and Managerial Economics degree at Nottingham with a Business School scholarship. Proudest achievement: My proudest achievement was how I thrived throughout the year. It took effort to work continuously, to have a social life and to travel but it was all worth it. Most memorable moment …

My University of Nottingham experience

By Nnamdi Orah from Nigeria, studying MSc Oncology at Nottingham with a Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. Nnamdi is also the Commonwealth Scholarships Regional Network Coordinator for the Midlands. My journey to a Masters in Oncology resulted from a desire to know more about cancer, beyond making the diagnosis. Following my post-graduate medical fellowship in Histopathology, the University of …

My advice on making the most of your time, at the University of Nottingham

By Amna Sandhu from Pakistan, who recently completed an MSc Banking and Managerial Economics degree at Nottingham with a Business School scholarship. I still remember the day I chose to study at the University of Nottingham. The idea of studying in a new country was exciting and thrilling but at the same time a little scary too. …

My #CheveningMemories: A #ConfidentlySmart year!

By Manuel Besares One year has passed so quickly: In June 2016, I was #ChosenForChevening. Through my #JourneyToUoN and #MyCheveningJourney, I made my biggest stand-out to demonstrate why #IAmChevening, representing my country, Mexico. Undoubtedly, I enjoyed an experience of a lifetime. This amazing year was defined by incredible moments. Now, as a #CheveningAlumni, I will …

My year in Nottingham

By Dwayne Tucker, a Chevening Scholar from Jamaica who recently completed an MSc Oncology degree at Nottingham. And just like that, in a blink of an eye, the best, and arguably the most important year of my life has come and gone. Having decided that I was going to relocate to the UK to pursue …

My phenomenal time at Nottingham

By Cecilia Aransiola, a Chevening Scholar (2016-17) from Nigeria who has recently completed her LLM in Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham. Though a year has gone by, the memories of my phenomenal time at the University of Nottingham remain indelible in my heart. It has been a year! A year of excellent …

Chevening adventure in Nottingham

Hey, I am Zoia Pavlenko, a 29-year-old environmental specialist from Ukraine. I was lucky to study MSc Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham in 2014/2015 with the support of Chevening Scholarships. When I was going through my application process for both the university and scholarship, I was thinking that some day I will be …

Halal food in Nottingham

Ismail Sadurdeen, Nottingham graduate and former Students’ Union President (2016-17)  shares his recommendations for Halal food and Halal dining in Nottingham. Food is a very important part of all our lives. As a Muslim who follows Halal, leaving the comforts of home cooked food and moving to a western country was a difficult choice. Growing …

My journey to be a brewmaster

Sungwhan Park from South Korea is studying MSc Brewing Science and Practice and received the Korea Masters Scholarship in 2016. I was honoured to receive the Korea Masters Scholarship from the University of Nottingham. It helped me burden down my financial stress. I highly encourage to prospective Korean students to apply this amazing scholarship opportunity. I …

My two years with The University of Nottingham, UK

Yunfei Cheng, from China, is a final year student in BA International Media and Communications Studies. I was originally enrolled in The University of Nottingham Ningbo China studying International Communications and after two years’ study, I got the one-year exchange opportunity to UK campus in 2015. Then I decided to transfer to here as I …