The University of Nottingham is described by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide as "the nearest Britain has to a truly global university".
In Part 1 of our guide to how we can help your career we look at how Nottingham's global reach and reputation can increase your employment prospects.
Britain's global university
Study at a world-class university
While studying in UK can be quite demanding, the reward comes with the assurance of earning a certificate that potentially gives you a leverage in your career when you return home.
– Nottingham alumnus Felix Abrahams Obi from Nigeria
Studying in the UK is an asset which can impress employers worldwide due to the excellent reputation of British higher education and the critical skills it helps develop.
As a world-class university with a global reputation for academic excellence and groundbreaking research, Nottingham is a popular choice for graduate employers. More than 500 employers come to our campuses each year to recruit our students and graduates for their internships and graduate jobs.
Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain's leading graduate employers in the annual Graduate Market reports by High Fliers Research, and is also among the world's top 60 universities for employability and employer reputation according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/17. We are also the University of the Year for Graduate Employment in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.
LinkedIn University Rankings confirm that Nottingham is one of the top 10 British universities for careers in media, marketing, accounting and investment. LinkedIn analysis also shows that top employers of our graduates include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Accenture, Rolls-Royce, HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM and BP.
Benefit from a truly global student experience
Learn from your time here, experience as much as you can, because when it is over and done with, you will bring Nottingham with you, wherever you will go in the future.
– Nottingham graduate Ira Paulo Pozon from the Philippines
With a community of over 30,000 students from over 150 countries, Nottingham provides a wide variety of exciting opportunities to internationalise your student experience and develop a global outlook which will benefit you in the global careers market.
The University of Nottingham has international campuses in China and Malaysia and links with over 300 partner institutions worldwide, providing a wide range of opportunities to study abroad as part of your degree programme.
A report by the UK Higher Education International Unit confirms that students at universities in the UK who study or work abroad as part of their degree programme earn a higher average salary after graduation and are more likely to be employed overseas than students who do not.
How we can help your career – Part 2: Careers support and development