University of Nottingham international virtual open week

A group of international students in front of the Nottingham sign at University Park Campus

International virtual open week – 24 to 28 January

Join our virtual open week for international students to discover our campuses, courses and student life.

Monday 24 to Friday 28 January 2022

 

 

 

Join our virtual open week to find out more about:

  • our world-leading learning courses and opportunities
  • how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study
  • student life and our international students' experiences
  • how we support our international student community
  • how we can help your career development
  • our presessional English courses

You can also:

  • join presentations and workshops about your subject of interest
  • explore our campuses in our virtual campus tour
  • meet representatives from our Students' Union
  • ask questions about funding, visas, and developing your career

Virtual talks and activities will take place between 10am and 4pm UK time (GMT). See our schedule below and complete our registration form to join us.

 

Virtual open week schedule

 

Check our schedule for the week's activities

Talks and activities will typically last between 30 and 60 minutes. Some sessions on different subject areas will run at the same time as each other.

Monday 24 January 2022
TimeStudy levelSessionSession description
10am   Welcome to Nottingham  Introducing our university, virtual campus tour and how to apply
11am   Students' Union Supporting and enhancing your student experience
Faculty of Social Sciences subject sessions
1pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Education Find out more about what it’s like to study an education degree at the University of Nottingham. This session will include a school overview with Dr Lucy Cooker, which will cover our courses and how we’ll support your career aspirations. There will then be the opportunity for you to ask questions about our undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses.
2pm Undergraduate and postgraduate Nottingham University Business School Learn more about what it’s like to study at the Nottingham University Business School. This session will be led by Professor Jimmy Huang, who will provide an overview of the school and our courses. You will then have the opportunity to ask your questions to our UG and PG academics, Dr Richard Common and Dr Thanaset Chevapatrakul.
2pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Geography Join Dr Sarah Jewitt and Dr Chris Ives to find out what it’s like to study geography at the University of Nottingham. You will hear about our courses and how we’ll support your career aspirations. There will then be the opportunity for you to ask questions.
2.30pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Economics Dr Richard Upward and Dr Richard Kneller will provide an overview of undergraduate and postgraduate study in the School of Economics. You will hear about our courses and how we’ll support your career aspirations. There will then be the opportunity for you to ask questions.
3pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Law Join Dr Paul Torremans and Dr Jeffrey Kenner for an overview of undergraduate and postgraduate study in the School of Law. You will hear about our courses, their structure and how we’ll support your career plans. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about our courses.
3.30pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Sociology and Social Policy Find out more about what it’s like to study in the School of Sociology and Social Policy. Dr Scott Pacey and Dr Pauline Jas will provide an overview of the school and our courses. You will then have the opportunity to ask your questions.
3.30pm Undergraduate and postgraduate School of Politics and International Relations Dr Wyn Rees and Dr Jason Klocek will provide an overview of undergraduate and postgraduate study in the School of Politics and International Relations. You will hear about our courses and how we’ll support your career aspirations. There will then be the opportunity for you to ask questions.

 

Tuesday 25 January
TimeStudy levelSessionSession description
10am   Welcome Including our virtual campus tour, international student support and UK student visas
11am   Presessional English courses Our Centre for English Language Education (CELE)
Faculty of Engineering subject sessions
1pm Undergraduate or Postgraduate Engineering and Architecture This session will include a faculty overview from the Director of Student Recruitment, which will cover our courses and how we’ll support your career aspirations. You can then have 121 virtual chats with academics about specific courses. 
Faculty of Science subject sessions
1pm Postgraduate Food Production Management MSc (School of Biosciences) Find out about this masters course from the course leader Jianhua Jia. It balances science with business acumen. You'll learn how to develop safe, nutritious and sustainable food. There is the opportunity for a UK industry placement.
1pm Postgraduate Clinical Nutrition MSc (School of Biosciences) Designed for graduates in human nutrition, clinical nutrition and related health profession degrees. This applied nutrition masters is ideal for health and social care professionals. Andreia Moura will give you an overview of the course, and you can ask any questions you may have.
1pm Postgraduate Nutritional Sciences MSc (School of Biosciences) This course is designed for BSc graduates in biological sciences or related subjects. It provides a direct route to specialise in nutrition. The MSc programme is accredited by the Association for Nutrition. Dr Coneyworth will give an overview and you can ask any questions you may have.
1pm Postgraduate Brewing Science and Practice MSc (School of Biosciences) Professor David Cook will give you an introduction to the course. You will develop your technical and creative brewing skills through hands-on experience of practical brewing, using our industry standard pilot facilities.
1pm Postgraduate Animal Nutrition MSc (School of Biosciences) Find out more about this masters course from the course leader Gavin White. Study the latest developments in animal nutrition and consider the ethical implications associated with these trends.
1pm Postgraduate All Computer Science masters degrees (School of Computer Science) Hear from Colin Johnson, Director of Postgraduate study as he gives an overview of the different computer science masters degrees. There will be opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
1pm Postgraduate Machine Learning in Science MSc (School of Physics and Astronomy) Learn how to apply machine learning and AI techniques to real scientific problems. Build vital skills to enhance your employability in a rapidly expanding area. Course director Professor Juan Garrahan will give an overview of the course, and you can ask any questions you may have.
1pm Postgraduate Statistics MSc (School of Mathematical Sciences) Find out about this masters course from Professor Fabrizio Leisen. The course teaches advanced statistical skills and knowledge which will enable you to test theories, learn how to interpret large and complex data, and to extract relevant insights from it. The masters will enable you to develop computing skills in using R too.
1pm Postgraduate Financial and Computational Maths MSc (School of Mathematical Sciences) Hear from course director Associate Professor Reuben O'Dea. Our MSc focuses on mathematical modelling and computational techniques used in the financial industry and on the required background in finance.
1pm Postgraduate Drug Discovery MSc (School of Pharmacy) Our masters course teaches drug discovery and development, pharmacology, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) and a range of 12 week projects covering these disciplines. Course Director Stephen Alexander will give an overview of the course, and you can ask any questions you may have.
1pm Undergraduate Food Science BSc, Food Science and Nutrition BSc (School of Biosciences) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for Food Science BSc and Food Science and Nutrition BSc. You will hear from the Admissions Tutor for the course Nicole Yang and she will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.
1pm Undergraduate Nutrition BSc/MSci (School of Biosciences) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for Nutrition BSc and MSci. You will hear from the Admissions Tutor for the course Simon Welham and he will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.
1pm Undergraduate Biotechnology BSc/MSci (School of Biosciences) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for Biotechnology BSc and MSci. You will hear from Natalie Mack and she will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.
1pm Undergraduate Environmental Science BSc/MSci and Environmental Biology BSc/MSci (School of Biosciences) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for Environmental Science BSc/MSci and Environmental Biology BSc/MSci. You will hear from the Admissions Tutor, Ruth Blunt and she will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.
1pm Undergraduate All Maths and Statistics undergraduate courses (School of Mathematical Sciences) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for all Mathematics BSc and MMath degrees. You will hear from the Director of Admissions, Matthew Hubbard and he will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.
1pm Undergraduate All Psychology undergraduate courses (School of Psychology) A session dedicated to international offer-holders for all Psychology BSc and MSci degrees. You will hear from Richard James from the School of Psychology. He will explain the course structure, teaching and assessment. You can ask questions in the chat.

 

Wednesday 26 January
TimeStudy levelSessionSession description
10am   Welcome Including our international scholarships and the international student experience
11am   Accommodation Your student accommodation options
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences subject sessions
1pm Postgraduate School of Medicine

An overview of postgraduate study in the School of Medicine. Speak with academics within the areas of:

  • Public Health and Global Public Health and Health Psychology
  • Cancer, Immunology Biotechnology, Oncology and Stem Cell Technology
  • Sports and Exercise Medicine, Applied Sports and Exercise Medicine and Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Management Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Work and Organisational Psychology
  • Mental Health Research and Practice, Workplace Health and Wellbeing
  • Management Psychology and Occupational Health and Safety Leadership
  • Medical Education

There will be an opportunity for one to one virtual chats with academics about specific courses.

2pm Postgraduate School of Life Sciences

An overview of postgraduate study in the School of Life Sciences focusing on the three areas of teaching:

  1. Clinical Molecular Microbiology, Microbiology and Immunology and Immunology and Immunotherapeutics
  2. Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics and Bioinformatics
  3. Biological Photography and Imaging

There will be an opportunity for one to one virtual chats with academics about specific courses.

 

Thursday 27 January
TimeStudy levelSessionSession description
10am   Alumni High-achieving Nottingham graduates and the ways we support our global alumni community
11am   Careers support
Our Careers and Employability Service, career opportunities and the UK graduate visa

 

Friday 28 January
TimeStudy levelSessionSession description
Faculty of Arts subect sessions
1pm Postgraduate An overview of postgraduate study Senior tutors will give a talk on subjects including Film and Television Studies, International Media and Communications, Translation, English, Music and history in various forms. Ask tutors about course content and structure, and assessment. Ask students what it is like to study arts and humanities at the University of Nottingham, including support and facilities.
1pm Undergraduate BA Liberal Arts Ross Wilson, course director, will give a talk on the Liberal Arts programme. This course provides the widest possible choice of modules across the arts and humanities programme, as well as a selection from social science and science. Through Ross’s talk, you will be able to decide whether you are suited to interdisciplinary challenges, or prefer the in-depth approach of a single or joint honours degree. 

 

 

 

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