Optics Within Life Sciences 2014


The University of Nottingham at Ningbo is located in Zhejiang Province on the south shore of Hangzhou Bay, opposite Shanghai. 7000 years old, populated with more than six million people and covering over 9000 square kilometres, Ningbo is a rapidly growing city. Ranked 7th by Forbes list of 'the top cities for business in China', it is a thriving blend of enterprise, culture, education, tradition and entertainment.

Ningbo offers the opportunity to feel at home amongst an array of international shopping outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars, whilst hosting international sports and music events. It also provides the chance to embrace culture and tradition. Unique temples and intricate streets house an array of markets boasting a variety of antiques, textiles and delicious Ningbo cusine.

National and local festivities flaunt the delights of Chinese culture whilst close to one hundred museums and exhibitions represent the city's historic past and innovative future. The city is a unique mix of modern                sky-scrapers and traditional architecture, complimented with stunning parkland and scenic spots, making it a place for all.

The city's excellent transport links mean that Ningbo is an ideal location to explore and one from which to open up the vast delights that both China and Asia have to offer.

The University is located in Ningbo Higher Education Park, a leafy suburb on the outskirts of the city. The attractive, meticulosly landscaped campus features many attractive spaces, including a Chinese garden and an English garden to symbolise the unique partnership behind the University's success. Distinctive canals weave through the University's extensive grounds.

Engineering Building, Ningbo
Ningbo City at night
Administration building front view, Ningbo

OWLS 2014

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