University of Nottingham

Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • 1948

  • 9214

    International Students
  • 29

    No. of Programs
  • 96

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations and Rankings

The University of Nottingham which was launched as a civic college in 1881, received its royal charter in 1948. In 2017, the university joined the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) and has partnered with more than 50 institutions across the globe. Nationally, it ranked 18th in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and The Guardian University Guide 2020. The university’s research was ranked 8th for research power in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework. The Times Higher Education (THE) has shortlisted Nottingham for the ‘University of the Year’ award on four occasions in the last decade. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The University Park, the largest and the main campus of the University of Nottingham is set amid 300 acres of extensive greenery and a lake. It has several other campuses including Jubilee Campus, King’s Meadow Campus, Sutton Bonington Campus, Medical School, University Hospital sites and two overseas campuses in Malaysia and China. The university offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in Engineering, Arts, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, and Social Science. From libraries and computer facilities to childcare and disabled, the university makes sure that the living and learning experience of every student is fun and effortless.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The university is a community of around 300,000 graduates from all over the world. It has been associated with leaders and experts from an array of professions and sectors including business, art and culture, sports, engineering, etc. Nottingham alumni have garnered gold medals at Olympics (Dr Tim Brabants MBE and Dr Deng Yaping) and Golden Globe awards (Ruth Wilson). Other notable alumni are Sir Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline; Brian Moore, Former England and British and Irish Lions rugby hooker; and London Grammar, award-winning electro-pop trio. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Nottingham has been recently ranked among the top 70 universities in the world for employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings. With around 46,000 students, the university represents more than 150 countries. Nottingham grads attract major companies for internships, research and full-time job opportunities. Over 96% of undergraduate and postgraduate students at Nottingham land lucrative jobs or go for higher studies six months after graduation. The Careers and Employability Service provided by the university further helps international students in acquiring work experience and skills relevant to a particular field.

COVID-19 Response

The University of Nottingham is closely monitoring the pandemic and supporting all prospective and current students during these unprecedented times. The students and staff at the university have been participating in the local, national and global effort to fight the outbreak by offering expert advice to local healthcare providers, government; volunteering in the community; loaning money to support national testing and so on. Here are the latest COVID-related updates released by the university: 

  • International students can take alternative tests such as IELTS (Academic) and IELTS for UKVI; TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition; LanguageCert International ESOL SELT; and LanguageCert International ESOL (non-SELT).

  • Classes have been moved online for all students. However, seminars, workshops, lab sessions and meetings will be conducted in person.

  • Summer exams and assessments will also be moved online.

  • Postgraduate research students can start their programme remotely and later return to campus whenever possible.

  • International students will be required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.

  • Advisers are offering online appointments to assist students in their career plans. Students can speak to them via Skype, Microsoft Teams or by phone. 


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University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom Scholarship

South Asia Undergraduate Excellence Award

This scholarship will be awarded to high-achieving students from the countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.


  • Must be a national of or permanently domiciled in India.

  • Must be classed as an 'overseas' student for tuition purposes.

  • Must hold an offer to enroll in a full-time degree programme at the university

Value: A contribution towards tuition fees in the first year of the undergraduate programme.

International Sporting Excellence Award

The award is offered to international students with remarkable sporting ability. It is awarded to 10 students enrolled in the university.


  • Must have been recognised in any sport at academy, national or international level

  • Must have evidence of outstanding potential in sports.

  • Must be classed as an overseas student for tuition purposes

  • Must hold an offer to enroll in a full-time degree programme at the university.

Value: £5,000 towards tuition fees 

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