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Student Life Hacks: UoN Edition

Starting Uni (even one as pretty as Notts) can be slightly scary. So, I thought I’d list some Student Hacks, all tried and tested by yours truly, that make life now that you’re an officially a UoN student even easier! 4 Hacks for Saving Money While your student loan may seem like a lot, you’ll …

Taking care of yourself at university

There’s no doubt that university can be a pretty overwhelming experience for many new students. Late nights, exam stress, constant socialising; the latter, being a certified introvert, can often become my arch-nemesis. And, as a result, you may end up sacrificing your mental and physical health if you aren’t sure how to properly take care …

The truth about studying at Nottingham with a mental health condition

With all the excitement of results day over and your place confirmed, you may be worrying about what studying at the University of Nottingham is really like. Especially if, like me, you suffer from a mental health condition. So I’ve prepared this blog listing some of the wonderful support services – many of which have …

Your wellbeing at university

Starting university can be a fun and exciting time for many, with a new environment and an array of opportunities ahead. However, for a lot of us it can also be a daunting time and feel like a whirlwind. It’s important to take care of your overall wellbeing and mental health during the first week …

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering

If you’re studying a course related to architecture or engineering, you’re now part of the Faculty of Engineering. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? Architecture and Built Environment Chemical and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering Foundation Engineering and Physical Sciences Electrical and Electronic Engineering …

Welcome to the Faculty of Science

If you’re studying a course related to agriculture, animal science, biotechnology, chemistry, computing, environmental science, food and nutrition, mathematics, pharmacy, physics or psychology you’re now part of the Faculty of Science. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? School of Biosciences School of Chemistry School of …

How to prepare for postgrad life

If you’ve bagged yourself a place at the University of Nottingham to study a Postgraduate course, you are in for an adventurous, exciting and challenging year ahead. But before all of that, preparation for both the fun and fury (joking) pays off really well. Apart from packing, packing and re-packing all your books, bedding, food …

Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

If you’re studying a course related to medicine, healthcare, biological sciences or veterinary medicine, you’re now part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Welcome! Here are some things you should know about your lovely Faculty. What schools are in the Faculty? School of Medicine School of Health Sciences School of Life Sciences School …

6 top tips from a graduating student

In two days I graduate, and as I look back over the past 3 years it feels rather paradoxical. On the one hand, Freshers’ me seems like a lifetime ago – a whole different world, even. I am definitely a different person now than when I rolled up in halls, a fresh-faced kid. On the other …

Starting out at university

Guest blogger Boo Jackson shares some tips from her experiences as a Philosophy student.  Coming into first year, I had three main feelings surrounding studying at university. First, that I was really excited to have the opportunity to start; second, that I was nervous that it would be a huge leap from school, and third …