University of Nottingham

The place where the world comes to change it. A place bound by spirit, not barriers or borders. Where the brightest sparks light up the future before us.

The University of Nottingham has long been home to the trailblazer and the pioneer, stepping up to the challenges of new frontiers. As one of the top 20 UK universities in the QS World Rankings 2024 and THE World University Rankings 2023, our impact, and our students, is felt across the globe.

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

Teaching at the University of Nottingham isn’t like any you’ll find elsewhere. Our tutors put your student experience first – learning, listening, and acting on regular feedback to deliver first-class teaching that’s relevant to you and your journey.

We offer over 300 postgraduate taught and research programmes, from arts and humanities, languages, engineering, sciences, and medicine to social sciences. Whatever course you choose, you’ll be pushed to achieve your full potential, developing your research skills to become a leader in your field.

And this research transforms lives and shapes our future. We are placed 7th in the UK for research power (Research Excellence Framework 2021) and are committed to investing in the people, infrastructure, and environment that delivers these world-changing discoveries and addresses global challenges.

We have outstanding facilities and beautiful campuses that combine green spaces with impressive architecture. Beyond our campuses, Nottingham is a student city, and a historic one, too – 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 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 welcomes applications from all Chevening-eligible countries in any subject area and co-funds a selection of successful candidates with a Chevening Nottingham Partnership Award.

Whilst open to all Chevening-eligible countries, preference for Chevening Partner Awards will be given to candidates from the following countries:

  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Mexico
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan

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