Student opportunities


Get involved!

The University of Nottingham wants you to achieve your full potential during your time here. There are a number of great ways for you to get more involved with everything  university life has to offer.

Not only will these opportunities provide you with a platform to develop new skills and enhance your CV, but they will help you meet new people whilst having fun at the same time.

Make the most of your University of Nottingham experience and take advantage of all the different opportunities available to you - starting here!

Sky dive


Students as change agents – make the difference


What would you change about teaching and learning practice in your school or faculty?

Students as Change Agents is an opportunity to work with staff and students to help improve the student experience.

Gain Nottingham Advantage Award credits as you develop skills in project management, communication, problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork.

Study abroad opportunities - What are you waiting for?

Ayres Rock

Do you fancy doing a summer school in Korea, one year of study on the China or Malaysia Campuses or working in Spain through the ERASMUS programme?

There's a huge variety of options available to you if you decide to spend time studying abroad.

The opportunities are endless, so what are you waiting for? Listen to what students have to say about studying abroad.

The Nottingham Advantage Award

The Sir Colin Campbell building, JubileeCampus

Want the extra edge over other graduates in the job market? Then this is for you!
The Nottingham Advantage Award is a unique opportunity and can be tailored to your needs and interests.

The Award requires you to take an additional 30 credits on top of your normal academic studies. It rewards extra-curricular activity and provides you with valuable transferable skills that will help when looking for a future job.

Studying abroad has been one of the most enriching and eye-opening adventures that I have ever experienced… don’t let this incredible opportunity slip through your fingers! 

Beatrice Roberts (studied abroad at the University of New South Wales)


Student Ambassador Scheme - part-time work

Student ambassadors

If you are a full-time student at the University, you can apply to become a Student Ambassador.

This is a paid flexible scheme to fit around your studies.

Finance - funding, scholarships and bursaries

Female student getting help from the Student Service Centre

The University can support you in a variety of ways including bursaries to help you get through the academic year, and scholarships towards tuition fees for a particular course of study.

Ingenuity Lab - business and entrepreneurial skills

The Ingenuity Lab aims to provide an environment in which students, graduates and staff can learn about the practical aspects of business development and build on their entrepreneurial skills.

Success stories include sportswear companies, mobile app developers, video production companies and more.  View our Ingenuity Lab case studies.


It's better by bike

The University of Nottingham is committed to sustainable transport.

The Sustrans cycling project working at the University aims to make cycling accessible to and enjoyable for all. Ucycle Nottingham works to promote and improve cycling for the whole University community. 

Through the Ucycle Student Bike Hire Scheme, students are able to hire a quality bike for up to nine months from £35. Perfect for students who want to get about on two wheels.

Student riding bike through University Park Campus



Student Communications Officer

Communications and Marketing
University Park Campus
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone:+44 (0)115 82 32353
e: studentcommsoffice@nottingham.ac.uk