Applying from overseas

Applying from overseas


Aeroplane, passport and mapApplying for eligibility to work in the UK, as a Sponsored Skilled Worker (Tier 2) or via one of the other routes.


Withdrawing cash from a cash machineAdvice on opening a bank account, the cost of living and how your salary will be paid.


Hand holding house keysHelp with finding short-term and long-term accommodation in Nottingham.


When You Arrive

staff walking across meadowThe first things you will need to do when you arrive at the University of Nottingham.

Useful Contacts

Handshake in front of a world mapA list of departments of the University and other organisations who can help you settle into life in the UK. 


Female student getting help from the Student Service CentreWhere to look for information and advice on UK culture and culture shock. 


Learning and Teaching

Female undergraduate student working on equation in Mathematical SciencesIncludes some introductory videos, plus information about the organisation of the University.


Technician working on machinery in Architecture and Built EnvironmentHow Research Innovation Services provides support for the University's research activities.


As part of the leadership team of this truly international University, it gives me great pleasure to welcome staff joining us from many different parts of the world to become part of our diverse and highly successful community.

This online resource is designed to help you with the transition to the UK and University life and answer some of the questions you may have.  We look forward to working with you soon.

Professor Christine Ennew
Pro Vice-Chancellor


Video - Working here


Watch the video above to find out more about working here. For more video content visit The University of Nottingham YouTube channel and iTunesU.




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