University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has a global reputation for academic excellence, pioneering research, and employability

Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 international network, with campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. It is home to over 47,500 students from more than 150 countries, with a global alumni community of almost 300,000 graduates.

Nottingham is ranked 103rd in the world and 18th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings 2022. It is also ranked as a UK top 20 university in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, and is the Sports University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

The university’s roots date back to 1881 and it has been awarding degrees since 1948. Nottingham has a history of world-changing research, from the development of MRI technology to the ongoing fight against modern slavery, world hunger and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Choose from a wide variety of postgraduate masters degrees, ranging from arts and humanities, languages, engineering, sciences and medicine to social sciences such as business, economics, politics and law.

Nottingham students and graduates benefit from outstanding careers support, including postgraduate placement opportunities and entrepreneurial support. The university has strong links with global employers and is ranked in the world top 70 in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

The campuses offer excellent facilities for study, leisure, sport and faith. There are also more than 300 student societies and clubs to choose from. Nottingham has a strong reputation for sport, finishing second in the most recent British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league in 2018-19.

Beyond the campuses, Nottingham is a friendly, historic city, world-famous for the legends of Robin Hood. It’s a UNESCO City of Literature, with a castle, caves, and much more to explore, plus two football stadiums, the National Ice Centre and the famous Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.

Chevening and the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and is proud to support Chevening Scholarships as a Chevening Partner.

The university says:

“Chevening always attracts the highest calibre of students, and we are always delighted with the standard of applications that we receive. Chevening Scholars bring a real diversity and quality to our student community, and the rigorous selection process means that the calibre of candidates is extremely high.

“Year on year, our Chevening Alumni network grows, and we now have a wonderful network of professionals in many fields who are fantastic ambassadors for the university.”

The University of Nottingham welcomes applications from all Chevening-eligible countries in any subject area, and co-funds a selection of the successful candidates with a Chevening Nottingham Partnership Award.

Applicants who wish to be considered for a Chevening-Nottingham award should list the University of Nottingham as their first choice.


#CheveningTours visits Nottingham

What’s it like to study at Nottingham? We invited scholars to take us on a tour of their universities to offer us a real insight into the scholar experience.

You can watch Andina Dwi Kanti Setyaningrum’s  tour below, which she filmed in April 2019. Andina is from Indonesia and studying an MSc in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management.

Andina’s Chevening Tour