The University of Nottingham is a research-focused campus university that has been described as “the nearest thing Britain has to a truly global university” by the Times, with campuses in Malaysia and China as well as the UK.
It is the fifth-largest university in the UK and a member of the Russell Group, Universities 21, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the European University Association. The University of Nottingham is regarded as one of the best universities in the world and regularly features in the UK’s top 30 Higher Education institutions.
University of Nottingham
The Teaching Excellence Framework ranked Nottingham Gold, while the QS World Rankings by Subject revealed Nottingham subjects Pharmacy & Pharmacology (eighth in the world, fourth in the UK), Nursing (27th in the world, fifth in the UK), Veterinary Science (36th in the world, seventh in the UK), Education (43rd in the world, eighth in the UK) and English Language & Literature (48th in the world, 16th in the UK) also performing well.
Admission to the University is highly competitive and Nottingham regularly receives one of the largest numbers of applications per undergraduate place in the country. Over 30,000 students are currently enrolled, just over 9,000 of who are international.
University of Nottingham Ranking
The University is “one of the most employer-friendly universities in the world” according to the Virgin Alternative Guide to British Universities, ranking amongst the top 15 most targeted universities in the world by leading employers in the Times Higher Education world rankings. The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Nottingham it’s the Sports University of the Year for 2021, and it has also won 22 Green Flag Awards for its green spaces.
Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Nottingham is now ranked eighth in the UK in terms of research power. More than 97% of research from the University is recognized internationally, while 80% is world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest research rank.
University of Nottingham Location
University Park Campus, to the west of the city center, is the principal campus of the University of Nottingham and is one of the most attractive in the UK. The home of Robin Hood is also rich in history, with fantastic culture, sport, nightlife, and shopping attractions available across the city.
Nottingham is just 90 minutes away from London via train, with East Midlands airport and Birmingham airport also close by. The University also has campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia, and Ningbo, China.