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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 …

How to make your Freshers’ week Instagram worthy

by Student Life blogger Lucy As reluctant as I am to say it, I am somewhat addicted to social media. Despite my best attempts to #liveinthemoment, I still find myself getting my phone out before to record my experiences. If you, like me, love to, or are planning on, making your Instagram a visual diary …

VLOG: 5 things I’ve learnt from first year

Ese chats about five things she’s learnt from her first year at Uni of Nottingham.

Adjusting to life in a city

Are you a country bumpkin like Ali? Don’t worry, moving to a city like Nottingham will be ok.

Everything you need to know about coming to uni

You did it! 🙌 You’ve got your grades, your place and the countdown to moving day has started. But there’s so much information you need to know and you may feel a bit like this ⬇️ via GIPHY It’s ok, we’ve gathered together the most important things you need to know. Share your joy using #UoNFreshers …

Being LGBT+ at uni

Nottingham is a fantastic and diverse city and the University of Nottingham is home to people from all over the world. We’re proud of our community and we want everyone to feel safe and accepted here. We have a thriving and supportive LGBT+ network, ready to help new students settle in and feel at home. Here’s …

Your first few weeks as a postgrad student

Overwhelming is an understatement but hey, we are Postgrads! Getting through Welcome Week and the first few weeks is exciting and adventurous. Let me tell you how I did it when I landed in Nottingham from Chennai, India. Moving in Your accommodation, I hope, is already sorted. But now you’ll need a little help. Get …

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 ‘adult’ at Uni

Leaving home to enter the ‘real-world’ can be daunting. Here are a couple of tips that might help make the transition a bit easier: 1.Money Whether you are being supported by your family whilst at University or solely relying on your Student Finance it is a good idea not to blow your whole budget in the …