University of Nottingham Ningbo China
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Ningbo city life


Ningbo is a rapidly growing city with more than six million people and a 7,000 year old history, allowing visitors to embrace both an exciting and culturally stimulating city.


A prosperous city well known for education and business, Ningbo is conveniently located for travel in and outside of China.


With over 7,000 years of civilisation, Ningbo has a wealth of history and places to discover. 


Ningbo has a range of shopping and dining outlets with an array of international eateries and well known stores. 


Ningbo provides a number of outdoor opportunities to explore. 


Theatre, art, music, comedy cinema and literature, Ningbo has plenty to offer.


Ningbo has a lively scene of bars and clubs.


Cultural celebrations and festivals are fantastic occasions to embrace your surroundings.


City guide

Check out our city guide for information on where to eat, drink, shop and play.
Watch this video for an introduction to Ningbo from our staff and students.