The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China, in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is run by The University of Nottingham (UK) with cooperation from Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China. The University of Nottingham has recently been ranked 9th in the UK by the Shanghai Jiao Tong World Rankings and 75th in the world by the QS World Rankings 2014.
The University offers British degree programmes from The University of Nottingham, UK. Our degree courses are all taught in English and are subject to the same quality assurance processes at Nottingham UK. Students also have the option to study Chinese should they wish, or enter our free weekly classes for the entire first year of their studies.
The University is located in Ningbo Higher Education Park, a leafy suburb 25 minutes from the city centre. Ningbo is one of the wealthiest cities in China and known to be China's entreprenuerial heart. With over 6 million people the city continues to develop at a significant pace, but is matched by traditions and cultures stretching back over 7,000 years. Ningbo is also just two and a half hours from Shanghai.
On-campus accommodation is guaranteed to all international students, whilst the residences are situated on a conveniently located campus high street that has a wide range of shops, restaurants and other spaces for recreation.
The University's student population has grown from just over 250 to more than 6,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. This number is expected to increase considerably as the University expands its range of science and engineering degree programmes and attracts more international students.
The University is familiar with a wide range of overseas school-leaving qualifications and works closely with the British Council, both in the UK and abroad. For further information about how your qualifications might entitle you to study at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, please contact our Admissions team.
At The University of Nottingham Ningbo China the scope of research projects taking place is impressive. Research spans all faculties and disciplines. Our postgraduate students play an important part in our groundbreaking research community.
Our strategy is to match teaching and research strengths with China's interests and needs. A major feature of China's national plans is to reduce the country's carbon emissions, so we emphasise environmental sustainability across our research portfolio.
The University of Nottingham's researchers seek to maximise collaboration with Chinese, European and industrial sponsors.
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