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University of Nottingham

Check whether the University of Nottingham is right for you as an international student.

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Nottingham, UK
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Study abroad at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a large public research university based in Nottingham, England. It offers a huge range of degree programs at all levels, including international student pathway programs. If you have an undergraduate degree, you can study a pre-master's program, which can help you reach entry level for a postgraduate degree at Nottingham.

The main University of Nottingham campus has more than 300 acres of beautiful landscaped scenery, and is recognised as one of the UK’s best. The University campus also offers state-of-the-art facilities including 24-hour libraries, science and IT labs and a new £40 million sports village.

The University’s students’ union offers students over 300 clubs and societies for you to join. These offer a great opportunity to do something you love and meet new people. Getting involved in activities outside the classroom is a great way to integrate into campus life and make the most of your time studying abroad.

Why study at the University of Nottingham?

  • Leading research

    The University of Nottingham is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities

  • Quality teaching

    The University has a gold rating for teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework, 2017)

  • Highly ranked

    Nottingham has been ranked the 18th best University in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2020)

  • Employability

    The University has ranked in the top ten for employability for seven consecutive years (The Graduate Market, 2020)

Life as an international student

The University of Nottingham is a truly global institution with 9,000 international students from more than 150 countries, and links with over 300 universities worldwide.

If you choose to study on a pathway program, you will study on campus in the University of Nottingham International College and have access to all the University’s facilities. You’ll study with other international students from around the world, and the College can give you all the academic and personal support you need on your program.

Before term starts, you’ll take part in a welcome week which will include a number of events designed to help you settle in and get to know the campus and local area. As an international student, you’ll also benefit from many internationally themed societies and clubs, which are a great way to make friends.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
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    • No. of volleyball courts
  • IT Support
    • Loan Laptops
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars 4
    • Restaurants 7
    • Cafe’s 9
  • Transport
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
    • Emergency Contraception
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 67
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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University of Nottingham

Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom

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