Discover the notable alumni of Nottingham University. The list includes people like D. H. Lawrence, Najib Razak, Roger Tomlinson, Saira Khan & John Sawers. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, media personalities, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and leaders etc.
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist
Najib Razak Najib Razak
23 July 1953, Malaysian
Former Prime Minister of Malaysia

Roger TomlinsonRoger Tomlinson
17 November 1933, British
Father of GIS

Saira KhanSaira Khan
15 May 1970, British
Journalist

John SawersJohn Sawers
26 July 1955, British
Civil servant, Diplomat

Anil KakodkarAnil Kakodkar
11 November 1943, Indian
Engineer
The University of Nottingham, founded in 1881, is located in one of the UK's most cosmopolitan cities, Nottingham. This public research university provides education in Arts, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Engineering, and Social Sciences. Apart from the main campus, the university has its campuses in Nottinghamshire, Derby, Derbyshire, Lincoln, Malaysia and China. The university has transformed its students to Nobel Prize winners, leading scientists, politicians, novelists and Olympic gold medalists. The famous novelist, DH Lawrence, who is best known for his novels like Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover, studied at the University of Nottingham. He was also a poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. Dr Stewart Adams OBE, the one who relieved our body pains by developing the painkiller Ibuprofen. Dato Seri Najib Razak, the sixth and the current Prime Minister of Malaysia received his bachelor's degree in industrial economics in 1974 from the University of Nottingham. Sir Clive William John Granger, the British economist who received Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences taught Economics at the University of Nottingham. Sir Peter Mansfield, the genius who is awarded the Nobel Prize in 2003 for developing Magnetic Resonance Imaging was also a professor in this university. Ruth Wilson, Haydn Gwynne, Helen Willetts, Lord Hollick, Sir Robert Phillis are some of the former alumni of The University of Nottingham. Keep scrolling to get the complete list of famous personalities who are alumni’s of the University of Nottingham.