FAST FACTS Location:Nottingham, England (East Midlands) Official Language: English Population: 321,500 Campus Size: 33,000 students Interesting Fact: After seeing thousands killed on the roads, Nottingham
High School student John Peake Knight came up with a solution in 1866.
He created a system with a revolving gas-powered lantern and a red and
green light to control road traffic. The very first traffic light was placed at the
junction of Great George Street and Bridge Street in Westminster, London.
Meet with your academic advisor to discuss courses
Complete the study abroad application process*
Pay UWL resident tuition (exchange) or Nottingham's tuition (direct enroll).
Pay housing and meals at the host institution abroad
Spend your semester or academic year in England!
*You can learn about the UN application process here. However, students MUST first start the UWL study abroad application process. Students
can ONLY start Nottingham's application process after
our office has nominated them.
Exchange vs. Direct Enroll: Exchange programs are very competitive and
placements are limited. However, students who are not offered an
exchange placement can still participate in this program as a direct enroll
student. This means that students will be billed University of Nottingham's
tuition rather than UWL resident tuition.
Student going to the UK for a semester will NOT need to apply for a visa before
departure, but upon arrival in the UK.
Students spending and academic year in the UK MUSTapply for a student visa
in advance. Students can only start the visa application process after they have
been accepted at Nottingham.
UWL DOES NOT arrange student visas. Students are required to independently
arrange for their student visa and need to be aware that this is a TIME SENSITIVE
requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost. Get more information
about traveling to the UK, including information about visas, @ Travel.State.Gov-UK
or @ UK.Gov.
HOUSING & CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
The University of Notingham offers campus housing. For more information
about housing check their housing page!
Learn more about what it is like to be a student at the University of
Nottingham here! Activities range from sports clubs, student-run
groups and societies to a welcome fair and regular social events.
There are courses available in many field of studies at the University of
Nottingham. Check courses available. Keep Keep in mind that...
- In the UK courses are referred as MODULES and majors are referred as COURSES.
- Modules will vary depending on the term. Make sure to verify that modules
offered are for the term you intend to go abroad, not the entire academic year.
- The credit system is different.
NOTE: The following Schools and Departments will ONLY consider an
application in May for either the Fall Semester, Spring Semester or Full
Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Nottingham University Business
School, School of Chemistry, Department of Culture, Film and Media, School of
English, School of Law, School of Physics, School of Politics and International Relations.
Sophomore status at start of program.
Good academic standing.
Good disciplinary record on campus.
Students who are interested in studying abroad, but do not meet eligibility
requirements, are encouraged to make an appointment with a study abroad
advisor. We will assess each situation on a case-by-case basis.
Students will pay ONLY UWL resident tuition while abroad, even if the student is currently paying out-of-state tuition. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Budget Sheet at the top of this online brochure for more information. Exchange programs are very competitive and placements are limited. However, students who are not offered an exchange placement can still participate in this program as a direct enroll student. This means that students will be billed University of Nottingham's tuition rather than UWL resident tuition.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.