University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a public research university in Nottingham, United Kingdom. It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881, and was granted a royal charter in 1948. The University of Nottingham belongs to the elite research intensive Russell Group association.

University of Nottingham
Coat of arms of the University of Nottingham
MottoLatin: Sapientia urbs conditur
Motto in English
A city is built on wisdom
TypePublic
Established1798 – teacher training college
1881 – University College Nottingham
1948 – university status
Endowment£62.3 million (2020)[1]
Budget£703.6 million (2019–20)[1]
ChancellorLola Young, Baroness Young of Hornsey[2]
Vice-ChancellorShearer West
VisitorJacob Rees-Mogg
(as Lord President of the Council ex officio)[3]
Students34,840 domestic (2019/20)[4]
43,893 worldwide[5]
Undergraduates25,980 domestic (2019/20)[4]
Postgraduates8,860 domestic (2019/20)[4]
Location,
England

52.939°N 1.197°W / 52.939; -1.197
Students' UnionUniversity of Nottingham Students' Union
ColoursUniversity: blue and white

Sports: green and gold
AffiliationsACU
Association of MBAs
EQUIS
EUA
Russell Group
Sutton 30
Universitas 21
Universities UK
Virgo Consortium
M5 Universities
Websitenottingham.ac.uk

Nottingham's main campus (University Park) with Jubilee Campus and teaching hospital (Queen's Medical Centre) are located within the City of Nottingham, with a number of smaller campuses and sites elsewhere in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Outside the UK, the university has campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia, and Ningbo, China. Nottingham is organised into five constituent faculties, within which there are more than 50 schools, departments, institutes and research centres. Nottingham has about 45,500 students and 7,000 staff, and had an income of £703.6 million in 2019/20, of which £105.0 million was from research grants and contracts.[1] The institution's alumni have been awarded a variety of prestigious accolades, including 3 Nobel Prizes, a Fields Medal, a Turner Prize, and a Gabor Medal and Prize. The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, the Russell Group, Universitas 21, Universities UK, the Virgo Consortium, and participates in the Sutton Trust Summer School programme as a member of the Sutton 30.