University of Nottingham

Unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham and discover a world of academic excellence, pioneering research and life-changing opportunities. 

Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group and the Universitas 21 international network, with campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. It is home to 48,000 students from more than 150 countries, with a global alumni community of almost 300,000 graduates. 

Nottingham is ranked 103rd in the world and 18th in the UK in the QS World University Rankings 2022. It is also ranked as a UK top 20 university in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, and is the Sports University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. 

The university’s roots date back to 1881 and we have been awarding degrees since 1948. We have a history of world-changing research, from the development of MRI technology to the ongoing fight against modern slavery, world hunger and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Choose from a wide variety of undergraduate, masters and research degree courses, ranging from arts and humanities, languages, engineering, sciences and medicine to social sciences such as business, economics, politics and law.

Nottingham students and graduates benefit from outstanding careers support, including postgraduate placement opportunities and entrepreneurial support. The university has strong links with global employers and is ranked in the world top 70 in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.

We also offer an unforgettable student experience, including more than 200 clubs and societies in our Students’ Union. Nottingham has a strong reputation for sport, finishing second in the most recent British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) league in 2018-19.

Our 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, caves, parks and gardens, two football stadiums, the National Ice Centre and the famous Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.

International scholarships

We offer prestigious, competitive scholarships worth up to 50% to new international and European students. You must have an offer to study a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at NTU (including Confetti courses) in September 2024 to apply for a scholarship. You’ll find all the details and application advice on this page.

Terms and Conditions: NTU & NTIC Impact Scholarships 

NTU & NTIC Impact Scholarships – Women in STEM and The Sustainability Scholarship

  • To be eligible for an NTU & NTIC Impact Scholarship, you must have an offer of a place on an eligible NTU undergraduate course with progression from Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC) and be classed as an overseas student for tuition fee purposes (‘international student’).
  • Eligible NTU undergraduate courses include all courses in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths or which are a sustainability-related degree, and which are eligible for progression from courses at NTIC.
  • Courses excluded include postgraduate courses, SQE preparation courses, PGDL, LPC, BTC, distance learning and exchange students.
  • Please do not apply for these scholarships through NTU. Please submit your application through NTIC/Kaplan and agree to the terms and conditions when you apply. You can apply on the NTIC Kaplan website Impact Scholarships.
  • These scholarships are for international applicants through NTIC only. Please visit for information on scholarships for UK students or other international scholarships from NTU.
  • If you have already commenced your NTIC pathway programme or degree at NTU you cannot apply for these scholarships.
  • Applicants must be an international student starting a new undergraduate course of study at NTU having progressed from NTIC.
  • This scholarship can be combined with the NTIC/NTU Early Payment Discount. If you pay at least £1,000 towards your NTU fees before the stated deadline we will automatically deduct £500 from your first year tuition fee only – please refer to the terms and conditions of this fee discount. Therefore, the total award combined will be £3,500 and this will be deducted from your NTU fees.
  • This scholarship can also be combined with the Distinction Scholarship which is a yearly payment to the student of £1000 per year, except for placement year, for those students who achieve 70% or above in their NTIC subject.
  • International students who receive sponsorship (your tuition fees are being paid by an employer, government, or funding body in full or in part) are not eligible to apply for these scholarships.
  • You are only eligible for this scholarship if you are an international student and are due to enroll in the first year of a course (or year 2 of an undergraduate course in the case of advanced entry) in September 2024 or beyond having progressed from NTIC.
  • If you are awarded any other scholarship, bursary, and/or tuition fee reduction from NTU you will only be eligible for the higher award (except for candidates who are awarded a Sports Scholarship, the Early Payment Discount, or NTIC Distinction Scholarship).
  • If you are awarded the scholarship this will be for the first year of your undergraduate study.
  • If you transfer to a different NTU course before progressing from NTIC to NTU the scholarship will be transferable if the course is eligible within this scheme.
  • Applicants will be informed whether they have (or have not) been awarded a scholarship by NTIC/Kaplan. Kaplan will notify scholarship applicants of the outcome of their application by email within 4 weeks of the scholarship application deadline.
  • If you are successful, you will be notified of this scholarship before joining NTIC, however, the NTU part of the award is a fee reduction which will be applied to the NTU tuition fee when an applicant meets the conditions of their course offer and is eligible to enroll on the NTU degree course.
  • To be awarded this scholarship when you progress to NTU you must achieve a 70% overall grade or above at NTIC.
  • Unless otherwise specified, scholarships will be applied as a one-off discount to your tuition fee. No cash alternative or other substitution shall be permitted.
  • Scholarships are competitive and selection is based on the information provided on the scholarship application form. It is particularly important that you give your scholarship statement careful thought and preparation.
  • NTU’s decision in all matters relating to the scholarship is final.
  • If your scholarship application is successful, we may ask you to become a student ambassador or to appear in online and/or printed marketing materials for NTU. For example, providing a student profile and a photograph which may be used to promote NTU and NTU’s scholarship schemes and courses. Your name and course will be printed in the Scholarships Awards Celebration scheme. If you do not wish us to use your data in this manner, please notify us by email at
  • If you fail to complete your course and choose to retake the course or undertake another eligible course, any scholarship you were awarded will not be applicable.
  • If you fail to complete your course and the scholarship was not applied (i.e. you did not pay the tuition fees or the tuition fees were reimbursed) then subject to the eligibility criteria, the scholarship may be available should you choose to retake the course or undertake another eligible course. You must re-apply for the scholarship.
  • If you withdraw from your course while owing a proportion of your tuition fees to NTU, application for the scholarship shall be at the discretion of NTU, and the scholarship may be withdrawn.
  • The scholarship cannot be transferred to another person.
  • If you are awarded a scholarship and you decide to defer your offer to the next intake, your scholarship cannot be carried forward or deferred.
  • NTU reserves the right to withdraw or amend any scholarship due to availability.
  • The scholarships are awarded at NTU’s discretion. NTU’s decision regarding the scholarship application outcome is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into about it.
  • NTU reserves the right to refuse a scholarship application or award to anyone in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

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