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Visit us on our open day

16 April 2017 (08:30-16:00)

Grand open day on Sunday 16 April


Registration From 8:30, outside the Lord Dearing Building (DB).

University Orchestra performance:   8:30-9:00, in the DH Lawrence Auditorium.

10:30-11:30, in the Siyuan Auditorium.

Welcome speeches: 9:00-10:00, in the DH Lawrence Auditorium.

Meet and chat: 8:30-16:00, our lecturers and students will be at various stands around campus, to discuss your study and career options.

The Sir Peter Mansfield Building (PMB): Faculty of Science and Engineering (Architecture and Built Environment, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geographical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering)

The DH Lawrence Auditorium: Nottingham University Business School China, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Centre for English Language Education, Economics, Education, English, International Studies, International Communications and Language Centre)

Admissions and Careers stand: 8:30-16:00 in the DH Lawrence Auditorium.

Global Engagement stand: 8:30-16:00 in the DH Lawrence Auditorium.

Student Support and Wellbeing stand: 8:30-16:00, in the DH Lawrence Auditorium.

Campus tour: 8:30-16:00, Students from WEAVER Organisation will show you around campus. Join in the games and win prizes!

Join us for the campus "Colour Run": 10:15, outside the Sir Peter Mansfield Building.

All in the name of fun, Campus Ambassadors will throw colourful corn powder and water balloons at participants as they run past the clock tower, the Lord Dearing Building and the Sir Colin Campbell Sports Centre. There will also be a "Bubble Party" at the finish line.

The route distance is 0.5km for children (smaller than 130cm) and 2km for those taller than 130cm. Registration from 8:30-9:30am at the Colour Run registration point outside the Sir Peter Mansfield Building. Participants will get free UNNC T-shirts and goggles.

Participants are advised to register as early as possible due to limited places. Please warm up before the start of the event!

Demo class: Demo classes give you an opportunity to observe lectures and sample our world-class teaching. More classes will be added soon.

Subject Time and Venue

Global Engagement Office

Welcome to Your Future -
UNNC Postgraduate Programme Information Session

10:00-12:00   DB-C04

School of Geographical Sciences

Environmental Science 

10:20-10:50   PMB 433

Department of Architecture and Built Environment

Architecture and Urban Planning 

10:20-10:50   PMB 302

Language Centre

The Importance of Learning Multiple Languages 

10:20-10:50   DB-A06

Business School

Working with Others 

10:20-10:50   DB-A04

School of English

Developing Presentation Skills through Theatre

10:20-10:50   DB-B05

Centre for English Language Education

IELTS Speaking Exam Training 

10:20-11:20   DB-C01

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical Engineering Lab: Motors 

10:30-11:30   PMB 119 

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electronic Engineering Lab: Demonstration of Electronic Experiments 

10:30-11:30   PMB 208 

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Optics Lab: Biosensors 

10:30-11:30   PMB 404-2 

School of International Communications

Shopping and Consumption in Everyday Life 

11:00-11:30   DB-A06

Business School

China Economy through the Eyes of a Foreign Economist 

11:00-11:30   DB-A04

School of Economics

Will Brexit Trump Globalisation?

11:00-11:30   DB-B05

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Biopolymers from Fruits in the Biochemical Engineering Laboratory

11:00-11:30   PMB 212-3

School of Computer Science

Computer Science 

11:00-11:30   PMB 433

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

How stuff is Designed – The Secret to Becoming an Inventor 

11:00-11:30   PMB 432

School of Mathematical Sciences

What does a Statistician Do?

11:30-12:00   PMB 433

Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

Understanding a product design process at UNNC 

13:00-13:30   PMB 205

School of International Studies

Defining Peacekeeping 

13:00-13:30   DB-A06

Centre for English Language Education

Group Seminar Discussion - Downloading Music on the Internet 

13:00-14:00   DB-B04

School of Education

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously: An introduction to communicative language teaching

13:40-14:10   DB-A04

Language Centre

Language Demo Class 

13:40-14:10   DB-C04

Engage with our student societies and enjoy the culture of our "global village": 10:00-16:00, at displays in the campus residential zones. Presentations of traditional culture, clothes and cuisine from our international students as well as shows and exhibitions from our student societies and organisations. 

Nottingham Green Fair: 10:00-16:00, in the campus residential zones. Buy health food and special goods or join in our workshops. Part of the revenue will be donated to Life Cycle 6 charity.


Mini open days

Attending a mini open day gives you the opportunity to speak to our staff and students, find out key course information and get a feel for student life at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

Our 2017 mini open days take place on: 

  • Saturday 18 February, 14:00-16:00
  • Saturday 4 March, 14:00-16:00
  • Saturday 18 March, 14:00-16:00
  • Sunday 9 April, 14:00-16:00
  • Saturday 22 April, 14:00-16:00
  • Saturday 6 May, 14:00-16:00

Please fill in the online registration form for booking as we only take a small number on the tour.