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Visit us on our Open Day

10 April 2016 (08:30-16:00)

Visit us on our open day

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China invites everyone to attend its annual Open Day on Sunday April 10th 2016.

As well as demo lectures, potential applicants and their families will have the chance to meet UNNC lecturers, students and alumni to discuss course and career options. There will be comprehensive guided tours of the campus and informative presentations about students services, societies and welfare programmes.

The day will also feature a host of exciting and unusual events, including the “Colour Run” and a mystery “flash mob”.

The day starts at 9 am with a welcome presentation in the auditorium. Check out the full schedule below and please get there early!


Registration From 8:30, outside the Auditorium.


Welcome presentations: 9:00-10:00, in the Auditorium.


Flash mob by staff and student dance clubs: 9:50-10:10, find it out by yourselves!


Academic stands: Meet our lecturers and students to discuss your study and career options, 10:00-16:00.


Science and Engineering Building (SEB): Faculty of Science and Engineering

Teaching Building (TB): Nottingham University Business School China and School of Economics

Student Services Building (SSB): School of International Studies, School of International Communications and its Language Centre, School of English, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, School of Education and Centre for English Language Education


Admissions and Careers stand: 10:00-16:00 in the Student Services Building.


Student Support and Wellbeing stand: 10:00-16:00 in the Teaching Building.


Campus tour: Let our WEAVER Organisation students show you around, 10:00-16:00. Take photos with the decorations next to the five campus tour stands to win a UNNC T-shirt at WEAVER stand in campus residential zone.


Join us for the campus Colour Run: Start 10:15am, outside the Auditorium. 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 high street and the sports centre. Participants will all receive a free UNNC T-shirt and goggles. The route distance is 0.5km for under-13s and 2km for 13 years and older. Registration from 8:00-10:00am at the Colour Run registration point outside the Auditorium. Participants are advised to register as early as possible as there are limited places. Please warm up before the start of the event.


Demo class The demo classes give you an opportunity to observe lectures and sample our world-class teaching.



Time and Venue


10:20-10:50 TB118

Meeting Society’s Needs in a   Changing World- the challenge to universities

10:20-10:50 TB109

International Studies - A Brief   Look at Peacekeeping

10:20-10:50 SSB120


10:20-10:50 SSB116

Environmental   science

10:20-10:50 SEB 433

Electrical   Engineering lab tour

10:30-11:30 SEB119

Electronics lab   tour

10:30-11:30 SEB208

Atmel lab tour:   Automatic place-&-route for MIPS

10:30-11:30 SEB322

Biosensor lab tour

10:30-11:30   SEB404-2

A Brief Look at   Green Buildings

11:00-11:30 CSET   reception area

Building   Intelligent Computers that Can See and Learn

11:00-11:30 TB118

Working in Groups   and Teams

11:00-11:30 TB109

The importance of   learning multiple languages

11:00-11:30 SSB120

Material properties   and deformation

11:00-11:30 SEB303

Simultaneous   interpreting-Chinese and English同声传译

11:00-11:50 TB316

A Brief Look at   Green Buildings

14:00-14:30 CSET   reception area

IELTS Training   Course

13:00-13:30 TB118

China’s global connections and   Chinese Studies

13:00-13:30 SSB120

How our hands become language

13:00-13:30 SSB116

Product design and   manufactue

13:00-13:30 SEB205

Dream, Wonder,   Architecture!

13:00-13:30 SEB302

Cultures of   Everyday Life

13:40-14:10 TB118

A Brief Look at   Green Buildings

14:00-14:30 CSET   reception area

Demonstration of   equipment involved in pre-treatment, hydrolysis, and bioprocessing of the   fruit waste

14:30-15:30   SEB212-3



Engage with our student societies and enjoy culture of our global village 10:00-16:00, displays in campus residential zone, there will be traditional foodstuffs and presentations on culture from our international students and interesting shows and exhibitions from our student societies and organisations. 


Nottingham Green Fair 10:00-16:00, gate 3, you can buy healthy food and commodities, exchange your second-hand stuff or join our manual workshops, which give you lifestyles of health and sustainability.