The University of Nottingham is a Russell Group and Universitas 21 university with a global reputation for teaching and research, ranked in the world's top 100 and UK top 20 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
The university is also ranked as a UK top 20 university in The Complete University Guide, and as a top 30 university in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, which has named it as the Sports University of the Year for 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 and world hunger.
With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, the university is home to over 47,500 students from more than 150 countries, with over 34,500 based in the UK. The university provides a global experience for all students, and supports international and EU students with a range of scholarships, specialist guidance and English language courses.
Nottingham students benefit from outstanding careers support, internship opportunities, and links with employers. Nottingham also offers an unforgettable student experience, including more than 200 societies in its Students' Union. The university has a strong reputation for sport and finished second in the most recent British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league in 2018-19.
The UK campuses are based in the friendly, historic city of Nottingham in central England. The city is world-famous for the legends of Robin Hood, and is a UNESCO City of Literature. There's plenty to explore including a castle, parks and gardens, quirky cafes and shops, world restaurants, cultural festivals and a buzzing nightlife.
Local sports venues include Trent Bridge cricket ground, two football stadiums and the National Ice Centre. There are excellent transport links to local attractions, London and other major cities.