The University of Nottingham

Welcome to The University of Nottingham

Come and study at The University of Nottingham, one of the UK’s elite Russell Group institutions with a beautiful 300-acre main campus. This research-intensive university has a vibrant international student population, and is consistently ranked among the world’s best.

You can gain entry to The University of Nottingham through The University of Nottingham International College, right next to the main campus.

Reasons to study at The University of Nottingham

Ranked in the top 75 of universities worldwide

QS University Rankings 2016/17

Ranked top 15 in the UK

Shanghai University Rankings 2016

300 acres of beautiful, landscaped campus grounds

a perfect study environment

2017 'University of the Year' for graduate employment

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your College course at the required level with good attendance

University of Nottingham subject ranking highlights

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Accounting and Finance9thGuardian University Guide 2018
Architecture8thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
Business, Management and Marketing10thGuardian 2018
Chemical Engineering8thTimes and Sunday Times 2017
Chemistry9thGuardian 2018
Civil Engineering14thGuardian 2018
Communication and Media Studies8thComplete University Guide 2018
Electrical and Electronic Engineering5thGuardian 2018
Law5thTimes and Sunday Times 2017
Mechanical Engineering11thTimes and Sunday Times 2017
Pharmacy and Pharmacology4thGuardian 2018
University of Nottingham international student

Ioana from Romania

Bachelor's degree in Humanities at The University of Nottingham

I chose to study at The University of Nottingham mainly because it is part of the Russell Group. Also, I believe that by studying here, I will be able to build a career in teaching or translating – something that will open new horizons for my future.

Why choose The University of Nottingham?

Prestigious past

The University of Nottingham has been delivering expert teaching since its foundation in 1881. It is a member of the elite Russell Group of top UK universities, and is ranked top 10 in the country for research power (Research Excellence Framework). The University has attracted many notable lecturers over time, including Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and H.G. Wells.

Stunning campus

The University’s impressive and picturesque main campus has been continuously evolving for over 100 years. It features grand, historic architecture such as the Trent Building and Hugh Stewart Hall, as well as extensive parkland and landscaped gardens surrounding a beautiful lake. This, as well as the University’s other well-equipped campuses, all offer an ideal study environment.

International and inclusive

The University of Nottingham has a large international student population, making up over a quarter of all students. Half of all postgraduate students are from overseas, and the overall student body represents more than 150 countries.

Subject strengths

League tables show The University of Nottingham ranking highly in many subjects, with a wide range of degrees on offer. It is particularly well regarded in Architecture, Business, Chemistry, Law, Media, and several types of Engineering. With so many strong areas to choose from, your degree from The University of Nottingham can help you launch a hugely successful career.

We are committed to being a truly international University, and our links with the International College are important in supporting this goal. We hope you will take the first steps towards joining us in Nottingham and becoming part of this wonderful institution, and we wish you every success in your future studies with us.
The University of Nottingham Vice Chancellor
Professor Sir David Greenaway Vice-Chancellor

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