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The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

The University of Nottingham was one of the 17 founder Universities of the Russell Group back in 1994. 


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Universitas 21 (U21) is the leading global network of research-intensive universities, working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting our students and staff, and wider advocacy for internationalisation.


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The British Higher Education Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) issued an evaluation report in 2013 after an on-site teaching quality evaluation stating: the University of Nottingham Ningbo China adopts the education model and standards of the University of Nottingham, and its level of academic teaching and the quality of learning for students are completely consistent with the University of Nottingham in the UK.



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The University of Nottingham has been ranked =100th in the QS World University Rankings 2024, 17th amongst UK institutions.

2024 QS World University Rankings is the largest ever, with 1,500 universities across 104 locations, up from 1,418 last year. The results account for the distribution and performance of 17.5 million academic papers published between 2017 and 2021 and the 141.6 million citations received by those papers; they also account for the expert opinions of over 144,000 academic faculty and over 98,000 employers around the world.


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We have a proud history of learning and innovation.

Alumni and Professor Sir Peter Mansfield was recognised with a 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology for the invention of Magnetic Resonance Imaging body scanners. Alumni and Professor Sir Clive was recognised with a 2003 Nobel Prize in Economic science for a profound influence in the field of time series analysis.


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The University of Nottingham Ningbo China participated in Shanghai Ranking’s Best Chinese Universities Ranking for the first time in 2019, listed 55th in China and the second in Zhejiang province.

Six subjects are listed in the 2023 Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Management, and Hospitality and Tourism Management.