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: Sehla from Pakistan

Sehla is a Pakistani student who is studying MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? When choosing a university for my Master’s degree, I had a few particulars that I wanted my university to meet. I have always wanted to study in a university which was amongst the …

International Student Ambassadors: Maaz from Pakistan

Maaz is a Pakistani student who is studying BEng Chemical Engineering including an Industrial Year Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? The university is highly ranked for my degree and compared to other universities I applied to, it offered the option of an industrial year. This was important to me as I wanted …

International Student Ambassadors: Fareeha from Pakistan

Fareeha is a Pakistani student who is studying MSc Marketing Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? I chose UoN because of the accreditations of the business school, the additional certifications available to me through my course, and the cultural diversity the university offers. Additionally, UoN provides many opportunities for students to work part-time …

International Student Ambassadors: Arooj from Pakistan

I am Arooj Akbar, former student at the University of Nottingham. I am from Lahore, Pakistan and started my MSc at the University of Nottingham in 2016. I graduated in December 2017 and left Nottingham in January 2018; I have many cherished memories that I made during my time there. Describe your experience of studying …

International Alumni Stories: Noureen from Pakistan

I am Noureen Asif Shivji, a former PhD student of the University of Nottingham. I completed my PhD from the school of health science, University of Nottingham in December 2018. My thesis is on ‘exploring puberty experiences of young males (aged 18-21 years) living in urban Pakistan’. My research interests are in qualitative research methodology, …

International Student Ambassadors: Ibrahim from Pakistan

Why did you choose University of Nottingham? I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus, the reason I chose the University of Nottingham for my postgraduate study as well was based on the course that I wanted to study. A limited number of universities offer a postgraduate taught degree in the …

Goodbyes are always hard

By Amber Baba Jan from Pakistan, who has recently completed MSc Advanced Nursing at The University of Nottingham, funded by a Commonwealth shared Scholarship.  Throwback to one of the pictures I took when I started my journey to The University of Nottingham and now I’m counting my last few days in this beautiful country, amongst the …

New Commonwealth Scholars preparing for Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Commonwealth Scholarships and we’re looking forward to welcoming new Commonwealth Scholars starting masters or PhD courses at Nottingham in the next few weeks. In this blog post two of the new Commonwealth Scholars discuss their backgrounds, studies and scholarships. Zain Hassan from Pakistan I am Zain Hassan …

Meet our international and cultural societies: more countries and cultures

We look forward to welcoming our new international students at the Welcome Programme next week and during Week One. During the past week we’ve been sharing messages from some of Nottingham’s international and cultural societies here on our International Student Life blog. Today we share messages from five more societies, covering the cultures of Africa, the …