School of Humanities

Administrative challenges

The University of Nottingham is a very large institution with various administrative processes. In order to adapt to university life and stay informed about procedures and services, it is important to be organised.

The challenges

As a student you'll be expected to:

  • keep informed via university communication - both paper and online
  • be aware of enrolment procedures
  • understand your timetable responsibilities
  • monitor your university email account

How the University can help you

The University provides a number of services and resources to help you manage your administration and keep you informed.

How to overcome the challenges

There are a number of things you can do to overcome the administrative challenges of university:

  • take responsibility for your own administration
  • read all communications from the University
  • regularly check your university email account
  • be proactive in dealing with administrative issues
  • check your timetable early and sort out clashes
  • be familiar with enrolment/re-enrolment processes
  • keep track of due dates for enrolment, subject changes and census dates
  • ensure you are proficient in the use of online communication technology –attend IT skills classes if needed



School of Humanities

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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