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Recipes to try out before you start uni

Thankfully being a slightly less than perfect Mary Berry when it comes to cooking isn’t a bad thing when you go to uni…. as the expectation bar is set low for us (baked beans on toast is seen as an achievement – how rude!) . Whether you know how to cook or not, cooking on a …

Preparing for exam results

Now that exams have finished you have all the time in the world to relax – so do so! You have done all you can to get the grades you need and chances are you’re now worrying about whether that effort was enough. But it’s important to look after your mental health, so try to …

I was meant to be at Nottingham

It feels like yesterday taking my A levels and waiting anxiously for results. Although having predicted all As I was a bit skeptical about Maths as my C3 paper was a bit difficult. My first choice was the University of Warwick as they topped the league table for Economics last year and my insurance choice …

5 ways to WIN at an open day!

Our open days are your chance to get a feel for life at Nottingham, there’s no better way to decide if it’s the right Uni for you. To help you make the most of it, we’ve got five top tips to make sure you win at open day. One Don’t waste your mobile data, use …

5 things you should know about attending our open day

When you come to one of our open days, you’ll have the chance to get a real sense of whether The University of Nottingham is the right uni for you. You’re making the effort to come and visit us, so we want to make sure that you get the most out of your day. Come …

Living and studying here – Amy answers your questions

Student vlogger Amy took over the @UoNapplicants Twitter to answer your questions about student life here at The University of Nottingham. Here’s a summary of your questions and her answers. What’s Nottingham like? It’s really diverse, plenty of shopping and places to eat/drink with your friends. There are also lots of alternative places with cool shops, …

School of English Twitter Q+A

Dr Adam Rounce from our School of English held a Q+A recently to take questions about studying here. Here’s a summary of your questions and his answers. Where is the School based? The School of English is based in the beautiful Trent Building on University Park (No. 11 on our campus map). Trent Building has …

Self catered halls – the pros and cons

Self Catered halls at the University of Nottingham are an option for your future accommodation. There are two types of halls, catered and self catered. It’s up to you where you live in your first year, you can apply for accommodation through the University when you have firmed your choice (first choice Nottingham, of course!) …

Vet School offer holders Twitter Q+A

Our School of Veterinary Medicine and Science held a Twitter Q+A to answer questions from offer holders. Vanessa Williamson from Admissions, Dr Liz Mossop from staff and 4th year students Amy Stamp, Jess Warren and James Copland tweeted about student life at Sutton Bonington campus. Here’s a summary of the chat.  As Vet students, what are …

Vlog: postgraduate funding

John is a postgrad student here at The University and has plenty of experience of applying for funding to pay for his studies. Here’s his guide to postgraduate funding.