The Arabic Society is the Students' Union's society for students from Lebanon or with an interest in Arabic culture, and organises social events throughout the year. The Arabic Society also has a Facebook group.

Nottingham's Chaplaincy and Faith Support provides support and facilities for Muslim students, including Muslim prayer rooms. Nottingham also has a student-run Islamic Society (ISoc) hosting events throughout the year. You can also connect with ISoc on Facebook and Twitter.

If you want to know what studying at Nottingham is really like, our International Student Life blog is a must-read. Whether they’re writing about societies and support groups, applications and accommodation or shopping and sight-seeing, our international students, from a range of countries around the world, are here to help both current and future students get the most out of your time here throughout your Nottingham journey.

Please note that to study at Nottingham, you will need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency. The University considers a number of English language qualifications for admission.

Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Lebanon for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.


We offer foundation courses for international students who are not qualified for direct entry to our undergraduate degree courses.

These courses are available at the University of Nottingham International College, just next to University Park Campus, in partnership with Kaplan International Colleges.

Find out more about the courses, entry requirements and progression options on Kaplan's website:

Applications and enquiries for these courses are handled by Kaplan and the college.

International foundation courses


Normally applicants from Lebanon are required to successfully complete a Foundation Programme.  Applicants who have completed one or two years of Higher Education study in Lebanon may be eligible for year one entry, this is assessed on a case by case basis.

Students taking A levels or the IB should refer to the online undergraduate prospectus for entry requirements. Students taking the French Baccalaureate de l’Enseignement du Second Degré (also known as the French Bac) or the Option International du Baccalauréat (OIB) should refer to the French country page.

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Students must have taken a relevant bachelors degree.

Some courses at the University of Nottingham have higher entry requirements than others and these can be determined by the equivalent UK degree requirements for the courses advertised on our website. Courses requiring a UK 2.1 require Lebanese students to have achieved:

  • 80%/ B/ Very Good
  • 13/20 French institutions        
  • 3.2/4 American University Beirut

Courses requiring a UK 2.2 equivalencies require Bahraini students to have achieved:

  • 75% good/ fair
  • 12/20 French institutions        
  • 2.8/4 American University Beirut

Students who have studied in other countries should check our pages relevant to that country or contact the University's International Office for clarification about their qualifications.For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

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PhD and research

A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry, although exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.Typical minimum GPA requirements from Lebanese universities are 80-90%, French universities 13/20-15/20 and the American University Beirut 3.2/4-3.6/4.

For all research degrees, we recommend that you make initial enquiries with a potential supervisor or the relevant University of Nottingham school / department before applying.  A research proposal is required when submitting your application. 

For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

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Staff from the University of Nottingham make regular visits to Lebanon. Come along and meet us, and we'll be happy to discuss any questions you have about living and studying in Nottingham.

Details of upcoming visits.

For further contact details, please see our International Office Contacts page.

Our overseas representatives in Lebanon are:

You can also connect with us through social media.

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