Wednesday, 28 May 2014

10 ways the University of Nottingham can help your future career

It's never too early to start planning for your future and working towards your dream career at University of Nottingham.
As a world-class university with a global reputation for employability, The University of Nottingham offers a range of careers support and resources to students and alumni, including an award-winning Careers and Employability Service, to help you make the most of your time at university and a great start to your career.

Here is how the University of Nottingham can help you prepare for your future career:
  1. A global reputation among employers
  2. World-class teaching and research
  3. A truly international experience
  4. Building your employability skills
  5. Expert advice and guidance
  6. International careers resources
  7. Helping you find work during your studies
  8. Working in the UK after graduating
  9. Industrial placements
  10. Innovation and enterprise

Read more about the 10 ways The University of Nottingham can help you prepare for your future career:

Monday, 26 May 2014

Student video competition 2014

UoN students are invited to film a video for Welcome Week and have a chance to win £500. Students may compete individually or in teams.
The video with the most views on YouTube will win the prize money.
To enter, email your name(s) and video idea to by 5pm 13th June.
For full details and terms and conditions visit:

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

University of Nottingham 10th in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014

The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014 polls students across the UK on 21 aspects of university life that students themselves say matter to them most. They cover everything from academic and staffing issues to the quality of the social life, cost of on-campus services and the standard of facilities.
Below are some key highlights of the 2014 survey but you can view the full Student Experience Survey 2014 data:

Friday, 16 May 2014

Nottingham secures £162m to support more than 1,200 doctoral studentships

More than 1,200 PhD students will have their studies funded thanks to record levels of funding success at The University of Nottingham.
Over the last year, the University has had unprecedented success in securing awards totalling £162m to support a growth in doctoral studentships. This level of funding reflects Nottingham's status as a world leading research institution, ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide and no.7 in the UK.

More info:,200-doctoral-studentships.aspx

Thursday, 15 May 2014

May Fest 2014 - free interactive fun for all ages

For the sixth year running the University welcomed students, staff, and members of the community to University Park, for a day of free interactive fun for all ages.

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Monday, 12 May 2014

C. Goria to the Guardian: "There is no longer a four-walled classroom"

Dr. Cecilia Goria, academic director of the Master of Arts in Language Teaching, was interviewed by Martin Williams from the Guardian about the effects of technology in language teaching.
She stated that "there is no longer a four-walled classroom; teaching and learning now extends beyond that", yet she dismissed the idea of using technology as a silver bullet for language teaching arguing  that "using technology for the sake of it doesn't add anything to either the teaching or the learning. It is really only an improvement if it goes hand-in-hand with a change in the pedagogy."

The interview was part of the technology in language teaching series funded by Rosetta Stone: