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Understanding the Tier 4 visa

Amy Hewitt, Immigration Adviser at the University of Nottingham talks through everything you need to know about applying for the Tier 4 study visa. More information:…

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A world where cultures unite

Nottingham is a world of endless opportunities – where you can achieve your full potential and feel at home even when you are far from it, while sharing experiences with students from around…

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A world of many opportunities

Nottingham is a world where you can live a truly global experience with students from around the world – where you can develop your independence with support to help you realise your full…

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A world of its own

Nottingham is a world of its own – where you can meet students from around the world, learn about their cultures, make friends and share experiences.Our world is always moving. Be part of…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

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Vlog: BRITISH things you'll come to love as an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT 😍

Joey chats about some British quirks that she's come to love while studying at the University of Nottingham as an international student.

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Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Ha from Vietnam discusses life at Nottingham

Khanh Ha Fan, a Chevening Scholar from Vietnam, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Chevening Scholars at Nottingham

We are proud to support Chevening Scholarships, the UK's global masters scholarship programme for outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Chevening Scholars Charles from Nigeria, Ha from…

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Vlog: Advice for new international students

Joey shares some hints and tips for new international students. Sign up to the International Welcome…

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

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Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

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Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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MMedSci Medical Education students' views

Full and part-time students on the MMedSci Medical Education course share their experiences of studying the course. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/MMedSciMedEd

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Celebrating Nottingham women

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The Nottingham Women

Georgina Wilding (Nottingham Young Poet Laureate) recites a poem about the women of Nottingham for International Women's Day.

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Women Students - Stronger Together

There's lots of support in place for women studying at the University of Nottingham. Meet some of our students who explain what it's like to be a woman at UoN, and discuss some of the…

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Nader

Nader from Lebanon talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Titilayo

Titilayo from Nigeria talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Siddiqa

Siddiqa from Sudan talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more about the course: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Emmanuel

Emmanuel from Nigeria talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course overview

Overview and highlights of the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) course given by Dr Walid Maalouf, course director, and some of our international students. Find out more about the…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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Vlog: International Day of Happiness! 😊

Today is the International Day of Happiness, so here are Emma's tips for keeping healthy and happy at uni. www.nottinghamnightline.co.ukwww.nottingham.ac.uk/counselling

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BMBS Medicine - an overview from our academics

Our academics give and overview of Medicine at Nottingham, including advice on how to apply.

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Helping to end global slavery

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. Yet we are at a tipping point: there is a global political commitment to ending slavery by 2030. Our research is helping to end…

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Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

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Shaping the future of education

The BA Education combines the academic study of educational systems and practices with an emphasis on career development for an extensive, diverse and exciting field. For more information…

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Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc student James Khan

Human Factors and Ergonomics Masters student James Khan talks about his experiences at Nottingham, in the comfort of the vehicle simulation lab.

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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Alumna Amy Prosser talks about her role as Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery

Amy, talks about her role in the Bioscience Department and the experience and skills needed to work in this area.

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Ergonomics and Human Factors MSc students

Kevin Riady and Woyram Kofi-Bediako, students on the Ergonomics and Human Factors Master's course, talk about the programme, their experiences at the university, and what life is like in…

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Why Study the writings of Edward Gibbon with Jeremy Gregory

Edward Gibbon (1737-94) published his most famous work, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in 1776. Famous or notorious in presenting the rise of Christianity as the cause of the decline of…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

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Francesca Jaffa, a recent graduate, talks about her role at Deutsche Bank

Francesca, a joint honours German and philosophy graduate, talks about her role as a Junior Employee Relations Specialist, why she chose to work for a global bank and why she chose a career in human…

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Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc at Nottingham

Associate Professor Glyn Lawson, course director of the Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc, talks about the course, and the role of human factors in engineering. Glyn also looks at past and current…

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We Are International

Students and academics from across the world talk about their experiences of studying and working at universities in the UK. This film was created by the #WeAreInternational campaign © 2016.…

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Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

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Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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The EU referendum and research – message from Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, talks about the University’s response to the EU referendum result in relation to research.

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The EU referendum and research – what does this mean for staff?

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, discusses the impact of the EU referendum on our research academics and what the University is doing to support them.

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The EU referendum and research – what does this mean for students?

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, talks about how the EU referendum could affect research students and what the University is doing to support them.

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EU Referendum - a message from our Vice-Chancellor

University of Nottingham Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway outlines how the institution is responding to the result of the EU Referendum.

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Nottingham working with Brazil to tackle the world’s most pressing problems

There may be 5,185 miles between Rio de Janeiro and The University of Nottingham, but take a look at how our research and collaborative work with Brazil is changing the world. Read about our…

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Dream Here

As part of our AHRC-funded Connected Communities Project to create Nottingham's first black history mural, the Centre for Research in Race and Rights commissioned Panya Banjoko to write and…

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Pathways: The Nottingham Black History Mural

In 2016, the University of Nottingham's Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), which is part of the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice, and the New Art Exchange joined together…

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Theologians in Conversation; Love, Death and Existence

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, notes that in both our ordinary thinking, and in formal philosophical reflection, that love, death, and existence are connected. He…

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Theologians in Conversation; Living Within Limits

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, explores the notion that human beings have to come to terms with living within limits if they are to live well. Only when we confront our…

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Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

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LawSoc Puppy Room 2016

Puppies descended on University Park as our Law Society organised a puppy room to calm students’ pre-exam nerves. As part of their Wellness Week promoting mental health, the society invited…

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The British Council's Introduction to IELTS

IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. Take IELTS with British Council to help you on your way. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts …

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Advice on preparing for IELTS

Advice on taking your IELTS test. IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. Take your test at The University of Nottingham IELTS Centre:…

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C3R - the trailer

This is a short trailer for the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at The University of Nottingham. For more informaiton visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/c3r

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What our international graduates will miss most | #UoNVideoBox

The VideoBox has been capturing messages from our graduates all week in the pre-ceremony marquee. In this video find out what our graduates will miss most about the University and student life. The…

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Vlog: Postgraduate Study

John talks about his experiences of life as a postgraduate student and offers some tips about the application process. See more from John at https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

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Best of Summer School 2015

This video was made by one of the students who visited us for the Summer School. For more information about our Summer Schools please…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Why Study The Book of Deuteronomy with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch introduces the key themes is the Book of Deuteronomy. While we think of it a mainly a collection of laws and legal material, we should not lose sight of its two great themes. First,…

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the World with Richard Bell

In the final video discussing Arthur Schopenhauer (1788- 1860), Professor Richard Bell starts this conversation by looking at Schopenhauer's main work "The World, as Will and…

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Welcome international students!

A very warm welcome to all international students joining us at The University of Nottingham! www.facebook.com/UoNInternationalOfficewww.twitter.com/UoNIntOffice

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