What it means to be a UoN international sports scholar

Faiza Zafar talks about her experience as a sports scholar at the University of Nottingham. Faiza is currently studying towards a PhD in Business whilst continuing to play squash professionally. I am Faiza Zafar and I am one of the sports scholars at the University of Nottingham. I am very passionate about squash and was …

Celebrating 20 years of Developing Solutions

This year marks the 20th anniversary of our flagship Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship. Founded in 2001, this scholarship programme is for international students who want to make a difference to the development of their home country. High-achieving students from Africa, India and other Commonwealth countries are supported to study a masters degree in our Faculties …

#ChosenforChevening 2020-2021

Nicole Usher is a Chevening scholar from Belize, studying MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis. My name is Nicole Usher, and I am an international student studying at the University of Nottingham from the country of Belize. Belize is a small nation located in Central America. It is a former British Colony and has retained …

Chevening Scholars of Nottingham

Applications for Chevening Scholarships in 2021 are closing soon. We asked some of this year’s Chevening Scholars for their thoughts about Chevening and their decision to study with us at Nottingham.   “Education is not only acquired in the classroom, but it is learned from experience and exposure as well. With Chevening, dreams come true. …

Peter’s tips for your Chevening Scholarship application

Peter Paul Akanko is a Chevening Scholar from Ghana, beginning an Msc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management course at the University of Nottingham. I am the founder and CEO of Kente Master Limited, a social enterprise which is into the production of high quality original kente (woven Ghanaian fabric) products while leveraging on digital technology to …

International Student Ambassadors: Romaine from Jamaica

Romaine is a Jamaican student who is studying MSc Crop Improvement Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? My foremost reason for choosing the University of Nottingham is the structure and relevance of the module contents of the course that I was seeking to study. I was accepted to two other universities for similar …

Securing a job whilst in lockdown

Prateik Mukherjee, on our MSc Finance and Investment programme, shares his experience of studying, keeping in touch with friends and securing a job whilst in lockdown in the UK. At the University of Nottingham, we have had some uncertainty regarding how our degrees would progress for the remainder of the academic year. Additionally, most of …

Online learning during coronavirus

The last couple of months have been an extremely difficult and uncertain period for all of us, all over the world. However, most of us continue our daily lives, working remotely and improvising using technologies. Our students talk about studying online during this time and what they have learnt from the experience. Priya Pai, MBA  …

International Student Ambassadors: Farheen from Pakistan

Farheen is a Pakistani student studying a PhD in Smart Cities and Coproduction Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? I have chosen University of Nottingham as it is recognized for its global student body that is a beautiful culmination of diverse cultures coming together. As an international applicant, Nottingham’s renowned reputation for teaching …

International Student Ambassadors: Lutfiah from Indonesia

Lutfiah is an Indonesian student who is studying BSc Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? I chose the University of Nottingham mainly because of my current course. The university is one of the very few institutions in the world that offers Environmental Engineering in the Chemical Engineering department, …