#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 …

Our scholarship experience — Developing Solutions scholars from Africa

In this blog post, students from Africa talk about their experiences of studying at the University of Nottingham, and receiving the Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship. Theophilus from Ghana — Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship “It has always been my dream to pursue my Masters in the UK, but I didn’t really know which institution and how …

Our scholarship experience — Developing Solutions scholars from Asia

In this blog post, students from Asia talk about their experiences of studying at the University of Nottingham, and receiving the Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship. Sareena from India — Developing Solutions Masters Scholarship “The University of Nottingham an university of opportunities.I am doing my postgraduate studies at the university of Nottingham. From the day I …

Top tips for Chevening applicants

By Deborah Braide, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, with contributions from other Chevening Scholars at Nottingham. This was adapted from a longer blog available here. Hi, I’m Debbie… I’m from Nigeria and I’m studying Msc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Nottingham.  I also run a social enterprise for women and youth in STEM, …

International Student Ambassadors: Karly from the United States

Our International Student Ambassadors provide campus tours, telephone calls and social media for international students preparing to study at Nottingham. Karly is from the United States and is studying MSc Business Analytics. Here are her thoughts on life at Nottingham. Why did you choose the University of Nottingham? The large selection of Postgraduate courses offered by Nottingham was …

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 …