Our African Students and Alumni
Our current African students and alumni are strong and valued ambassadors for the University. Read more about their experiences and their advice for future students on this page.
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"Nottingham has a high number of international students that love to explore and are experiencing similar shocks in new environments. This makes it easier to blend in and learn a lot because we all tend to help each other out." MSc Marketing
"Nottingham is the greatest and most secure city for students. I believe that people in Nottingham are highly courteous and helpful to one another, which makes me happy."
Yanna Anne Chimwaza
We spoke to Yanna Anne Chimwaza, a student from Malawi, about her experience at NTU.
"I would recommend everyone who wants to become a conservationist, environmental manager or ecologist to come and study at NTU due to high quality of teaching through a mixture of in person teaching and field and laboratory works" MSc Biodiversity Conservation
We spoke to Chukwuka Oguchi, a student from Nigeria, about his experience at NTU.
Claudia Betty Agyemang-Yeboah
“It’s very easy to think things are above you, like a scholarship, but just apply – you never know what will happen."
Nana Yaw Nkansah Oduro
"Having a master’s degree from NTU, an accredited university in the UK will definitely make me more competitive in the global job market."
"The best part is visiting live construction projects and the international trip that is scheduled. In addition, I enjoy the interactive teaching and help we get from the lectures who are more than willing to help us with our studies."
Khumbo Francis Chirwa
"Nottingham is a multi-cultural city and this is a very beautiful thing to see."
"Don’t think twice about coming here! It is a great, modern and student-focused university. I found it easy to adapt to life in Nottingham as it has diversity and everything that you would need as a student."
"The lecturers are really, really good. They give us a lot of information and you can also access everything you are taught online. We have cases, lecture notes, handouts, PowerPoint presentations – everything. They make everything so helpful for us."
"I was part of the Outreach Project in my second year and I also took part in giving legal advice to Art and Design students. The experience was invaluable as it enabled me to practice what I was learning and also expand my legal knowledge and skills."
"The tutors are really supportive and they are there to guide you and give advice. It is relaxed and informal so you are able to be yourself whilst still learning from the tutors."
“My experience here definitely had a lot of influence on my life. My career has developed a lot since leaving NTU. I’ve learnt so much about my field of work, made lovely and lasting friendships and acquired lots of professional and interpersonal skills which I use every day!”
"NTU is an amazing place to study. The support is so awesome. You get so much in-class support and also the employability team have been amazing."
"NTU also has an Employability Team which constantly informs students about job and placement offers in the industries that you are studying in."