"The University of Nottingham shares many of the characteristics of the world’s great universities. However, we are distinct not only in our key strengths but in how our many strengths combine: we are financially secure, campus based and comprehensive; we are research-led and recruit top students and staff from around the world; we are committed to internationalising all our core activities so our students can have a valuable and enjoyable experience that prepares them well for the rest of their intellectual, professional and personal lives." Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor
With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, the University of Nottingham is a truly global institution, providing innovative and engaging education and producing world-leading research.
The University of Nottingham is placed =70th in the world and in the top 1% of Universities internationally by the latest (2015) QS World University Rankings
In UK league tables, the University has maintained its position in the top 30 UK Universities for 2015/6.
The Complete University Guide 2016: 25th
The Times Good University Guide 2016: 25th
The Guardian University Guide 2016: 28th
The University of Nottingham was also shortlisted for the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’ in 2009, 2011 and 2012.
The Times Good University Guide 2014 stated:
"Nottingham is the nearest Britain has to a truly global university, with campuses in China and Malaysia modelled on a headquarters that is among the most attractive in Britain... A member of the Russell Group, Nottingham is in the top 75 in the QS World University rankings and one of the most popular universities in the country in terms of applications. [It is] seen as a prime alternative to Oxbridge…"