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Overview of University of Nottingham

A research-focused institution located in Nottingham, England, the University of Nottingham UK is considered by the Times, as a truly global university. With additional campuses located in China and Malaysia, the institution is the 5th largest university in the UK. Furthermore, it is also a member of some of the most prestigious bodies such as the Russell Group, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, and Universitas 21.

Regularly featuring in the top 30 of UK’s top Higher Education institutions, the university is regarded as one of the premier colleges in the world. QS World University of Nottingham Rankings by subject are as follows:

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology 6th 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 36th 
  • Education 22nd 
  • Nursing 42nd 
  • Veterinary Sciences 29th 
  • Geography 46th 
  • English Language and Literature 49th

Nottingham regularly receives one of the largest numbers of undergraduate applications in the country. With over 9,000 international students enrolled, the total number of students admitted into the university is over 30,000.

University of Nottingham Acceptance Rate

University of nottingham acceptance rate and how hard it is to get accepted?

The acceptance rate of University of Nottingham is 14.39%. There were 41,950 applicants in the month of June 2018 and out of which 6,035 students are accepted.


Accountancy BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Aerospace Engineering BEng (Hons) - Undergraduate
Aerospace Engineering including an Industrial Year BEng (Hons) - Undergraduate
Agricultural and Crop Science BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Agricultural and Livestock Science BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Aerospace Engineering including an Industrial Year MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Aerospace Engineering MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Animal Science MSci (Hons) - Postgraduate
Architectural Environment Engineering including an Industrial Year MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Architectural Environment Engineering MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
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Northampton is situated 90 minutes from Leicester Square in central London and within easy reach of major centers such as Birmingham, Luton, Milton Keynes and Leicester. Served by five international airports, Northampton also benefits from excellent road and rail connections to all parts of the United Kingdom and Europe. Nationally acclaimed music venues and theaters located near campus, multiplex and art-house cinemas, a range of cafes, bars and cafés give students an authentic urban experience, while the county known as ‘ The Rose of Shires ‘ offers rolling hills, castles and canals waiting to be explored.

Student Life

Before and during their studies the International Office at the University of Nottingham offers a wide range of services to international students.
Providing the best possible preparatory coaching and support in the UK, the office also assists you with arrival help, orientation, opening a bank account, visa extensions, English language support and even social encouragement. 
Improve your language skills and more about British culture when you get to meet and live with English people close by 
In terms of research power, the University of Nottingham rankings are 8th according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
While 80% of the research undertaken by the university is considered as world-leading or internationally excellent, more than 97% is recognised internationally

Providing more than 6,000 rooms, all easily accessible, within the campus, the University of Nottingham contains modern self-catering flats and even traditional halls of residence
There are about 15 halls that can shelter about 4,000 students, across three campuses, and all of them are managed by the University
Larger rooms include extra storage and workspace, adaptable bathrooms and facilities for students with disabilities

As part of the catered accommodation, students can choose from a varied menu and are offered three meals per day
The university was recently refurbished to combine a café as well

Libraries and Information 
The university encompasses at least 8 UK libraries, along with a range of study spaces including quiet and silent study zones
These study spaces are vibrant hubs, with interactive screens and can be single or group study rooms
Search and access physical and digital resources with the help of the NUsearch platform that contains books, journals, e-books, and other specialised collections

 Jobs and internships
Unitemps and the Students’ Union assist students to find work through ambassador schemes or the institution’s widening participation
You can find part-time or temporary work to fit around your study schedule with the help of the Unitemps recruitment service

One-on-one appointments are available with the careers team, to help students explore work options and consider their future
Get lifelong access to the careers’ service once you graduate
There are internship and graduate fair events held on the campuses, which are attended by more than 350 employers 
Thousands of graduate and internship vacancies are advertised by the university 

A range of support activities are provided by the university along with the local health services
The UNHS is located conveniently in the University Park Campus, easily accessible for those outside the catchment area, as well
Additionally, the university has also created one of the largest wellness centres in the country – Cripps Health Centre

Psychological support is offered to all the students absolutely free of cost and is kept confidential 
Personal, emotional and mental health difficulties of the students are addressed comprehensively

Students’ Union
A brilliant and diverse community, the University of Nottingham Students’ Union represents all learners, whether you are in your first year or a returning postgraduate 
There are over 100 volunteering opportunities available covering sports, academic, performing arts and other student-run services
Reach out to the SU Advice Centre for any help that you might require

Location and amenities 
Situated to the west of the city centre, the University Park Campus is the main campus of the university
You will find several sports, nightlife and shopping attractions 
If you wish to travel to London, you can get there by train in just 90 minutes

  • Dr. Tim Brabants, MBE, Gold medal winning Olympic athlete, and canoeist 
  • Brian Moore, Former England, British and Irish Lions rugby hooker
  • Ruth Wilson, Hollywood actress, Golden Globe award winner
  • Sir Andrew Witty, Former CEO GlaxoSmithKline, plus chancellor of The University of Nottingham
  • Nick Munro, Designer, and Entrepreneur  
Useful Facts
  • In 1977, Sir Peter Mansfield and his colleagues belonging to the University of Nottingham made a crucial breakthrough leading to MRI scanners presently being used in hospitals worldwide.

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