UNNC Global Engagemement Office (GEO) supports and develops relationships with key partners globally. We are driving to strengthen and develop our existing links and create a small number of key strategic partnerships where we will endeavour to collaborate on world changing research, innovative teaching collaboration, international capacity building projects and exciting international projects. We are proud to work with some of the best universities in the world and we are also very keen for universities to contact us to discuss new collaboration ideas.

UNNC International Partner Development Forum


UNNC successfully held our first partnership forum in 2019 which generated fruitful results and greatly improved the popularity of the university. This has become an annual event and we are expanding these activities internationally.

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Why choose to work with UNNC?

The University of Nottingham UK opened its China campus in 2004, becoming the first Sino-foreign University approved by the Ministry of Education in the People’s Republic of China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) offers the best of both worlds – you will have the opportunity to live in China, while studying at a campus where the first language is English. UNNC's mission statement is "Academic Excellence in the Service of Global Citizenship". All undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Ningbo are conducted entirely in English with the same teaching and evaluation standards as at Nottingham UK by staff either seconded from Nottingham UK or appointed internationally to University of Nottingham standards. The University is located in Ningbo Higher Education Park on a newly built and dedicated campus with a land area of 114 acres (584,666 square metres). It currently has around 8,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 900 teaching and administrative staff from over 70 countries around the world.  

  • Over 100 student societies offering rich voluntary and cultural activities
  • Free Chinese language lessons
  • International students from over 70 countries make up 13% of the total
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation
  • Top-quality UK education delivered in English
  • Multiple scholarships available