School of Politics and International Relations

Student Profiles

Emma Turney

BA Politics and International Relations

Emma speaks about the facilities, staff and wide choice of modules.

Philip Jones

BA Politics and International Relations

Philip explains why he decided to study politics at Nottingham.

Chloe Bailey

BA Politics and International Relations

Chloe tells us what she has enjoyed about her degree at the University of Nottingham.

Barbara Njau

Politics graduate

After graduating, Barbara went on to work for Foreign Direct Investment magazine. She has since co-founded an award-winning publishing company.

Lawrence Brand, politics graduate

Lawrence designed and built a compact cargo bicycle in his living room. Three years later, Porterlight Bicycles is now the global cargo bike provider for Deliveroo.

The University's Ingenuity Lab is a fantastic resource. Being able to access their network of contacts, physical office space, and advisory service, is a massive help to any current student or alumni.


Read Lawrence's story.

Krupesh Hirani, politics graduate

Krupesh's career set a fast pace from the off. At 26, he took up the position of Lead Member for Adults and Health on the council for the London Borough of Brent, becoming the youngest Cabinet Member at local government level in the UK.

He has gained hands-on experience across the political spectrum, from not-for-profit to private and party political organisations. He has worked with the Labour Party and campaigned for the British Youth Council.


Rajesh Vora, politics graduate

After exploring roles in business development and account management, Rajesh secured the Director of Sales role at SiteCompli, a New York-based technology company.

I decided on New York because it's the epicentre – there's a unique energy here and I love the whole 24/7 element.





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