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University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham, University Park, NG7 2RD NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom
3.85 / 5 based on 252 reviews.
Description:
The University of Nottingham is an international community and we currently welcome students from over 100 countries.


Programmes
Accreditations
90% of students recommend
252 reviews
Housing
3.8/5
All experiences (252)
Student life
4.4/5
5 stars (54)
Academic
3.9/5
4 stars (108)
Languages
4.3/5
3 stars (90)
Expenses
3.0/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
For French people, use Bmi Baby to go directly from Paris (CDG) to Nottingham, then it will take you only 1h30/2h to go on the campus by bus! Read Review
MLynn, France

University of Nottingham review by Emeline

Review by Emeline, Université Paris X - Nanterre, Paris, France
Marketing and Sales Management, Erasmus
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why? This solution is surely costly, but still less than living in a house. Moreover, Florence Boot Hall was very friendly and close to the University (5 minutes walk).
Personal comments:
The Accomodation Services really makes all its possible to satisfy the students' requirements. They are absolutly available for any questions and/or problem that you could encounter. The Personnel in Florence Boot Hall was trumendously polite and helpful. Eventually, I do recommend to all students this type of accomodation on the campus.
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Student life dominates the city
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
The Tantra Bar mostly
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ACADEMIC       3.0 / 5
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
none

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my English
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: No problems in any areas (including slang)
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Personal comments:
The whole Administrative Body in the University was very helpful in any situation. If I had some problems with an application for a module or a question about the assessments they were able to answer me and it absolutely appreciated this aspect.
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
Food, Nightlife, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Travel, Telephone: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
none
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
I wish I had known that it was so cold in the North of England (I had already been in the South a several times but I had never had a weather that cold...)
In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
The University of Nottingham is absolutely great, even if living in England is expensive, please do really consider going there ! Courses are awsome ans nightlife too !



FINAL COMMENTS

For French people, use Bmi Baby to go directly from Paris (CDG) to Nottingham, then it will take you only 1h30/2h to go on the campus by bus!
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