University of Nottingham


Nottingham is the UK’s most dynamic international university, with campuses in China and Malaysia that give it a distinctly global flavour. Nottingham offers excellent teaching, outstanding research and an award-winning learning environment for its 42,000 students.

As one of the first universities to open campuses in China and Malaysia, Nottingham’s student experience is truly international – offering life-changing opportunities to work and study abroad, and research links to institutions across the world. The University of Nottingham has links with more than 300 universities worldwide, providing teaching and research collaboration as well as exciting student exchange opportunities.

Nottingham recently celebrated its 130th anniversary and is ranked 77th in the world and in the top 1% of universities internationally by the latest (2014) QS World University Rankings. According to the latest study by High Fliers Research, the University is also Britain’s number one choice for graduate employers.

  • Nottingham receives £14.3m in funding

    Nottingham has received funding to develop a Synthetic Biology Research Centre.

  • Subjects are among the best

    The University of Nottingham features among the best in the world in a new ranking of individual subjects.

  • MRI could help treat kidney disease

    Detailed structural and functional ‘maps’ of the human kidney made using advanced scanning technology are to be developed by scientists.

  • Number one for employers

    The UK’s top investment banks, law firms and consultancies have cited The University of Nottingham as the best university for finding graduate recruits.

  • Building ties with the British Geological Survey

    The University and the British Geological Society (BGS) have joined forces to develop a new Centre for Environmental Geochemistry (CEG).

  • Eye layer has link to glaucoma

    A new layer in the human cornea — discovered by researchers at The University of Nottingham last year — plays a vital role in the structure of the tissue that controls the flow of fluid from the eye, research has shown.

  • UK Campuses

    We are proud of our campuses, both at home and abroad, and continually invest in the University’s grounds, buildings and facilities.

  • An international university

    The University of Nottingham was the first foreign university to establish a campus in China, when it opened Ningbo in 2005, while the University’s Malaysia Campus became the first campus of a British university in Malaysia.

  • The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

    Opened in 2004, The University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus (UNNC) celebrated its 10 year anniversary this year. Based in the bustling coastal city of Ningbo, south of Shanghai, UNNC was the first Sino-foreign University to open its doors in China. It has more than 5,000 students recruited from China’s first division – the tier of students with the highest grades – and dozens of other countries.

  • The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

    The University of Nottingham made history in the year 2000, building on a strong and longstanding relationship with Malaysia to become the first British university to open a fully operational overseas branch campus.

    Today, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus has more than 4,000 students from over than 60 countries, and a thriving research base.

  • Research and Knowledge Transfer

    The academic community at The University of Nottingham produces world-changing research by focusing on the problems and challenges that affect societies and people on a wide scale.

    That research is supported by sustained investment in the best researchers, state-of-the-art facilities and systems to provide high-quality, flourishing and creative research environments on all our campuses.

  • Social and Digital Media

    Our social and digital media platforms provide a range of opportunities to connect with us. You can read blogs by current staff and students, watch videos on the latest research, check out our content on iTunesU and see our award-winning campuses on Flickr. You can also find out more about what we’re up to on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and other social media channels.