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Introduction to the Trampoline Club

If there is one thing that a student should do whilst at university, it’s to find a sports club or society that they really enjoy becoming a part of. It helps to unwind after the stress of a day’s lectures, looks great on your CV and gives you the opportunity to try something fun! In …

Dear First Year Me…

Dear First Year Me, You’re probably still at that keen stage where you want to read everything, so you may as well read this too! In a while, the mere thought of reading might send you looking for any other form of procrastination, but don’t succumb! Reading for seminars might seem like a distraction from …

Accommodation Preparation, we’ll be ready for you!

Congratulations on getting into The University of Nottingham, we hope you’re going to enjoy living on campus! September is our busiest time of year, with over 7,000 new students arriving on campus or at one of our self-catered sites. Here is an insight into what goes on in one of our catered halls on campus, in …

Dear First Year Me…

Dear first year me, You didn’t think you would see this day, but as of the 21st of July, you became a Nottingham MPharm graduate. I know you are anxious about what the rest of university life holds but don’t fret! I am here to tell you it all turns out just fine but here are four …

What to do in the summer before uni starts

Summer is flying by and before we know it the start of term will be upon us! In order to make the most of your final few weeks of the summer, follow these handy tips to W.E.L.C.O.M.E you to University life. Welcome Week Keep an eye on the SU Welcome website for information about your first …

Advice from a 2016 Graduate

Your time and experience of university life will be uniquely yours, so why not make the most of it? Having graduated not too long ago I do not know if I am qualified to give you this advice, but hey I made it in the end right? I thought while the memories of university (and my youth) …

How to prepare for uni life over the summer

It sounds cliché, but take it from a graduate – starting university is a shock! Moving to a new city, living independently for the first time, making new friends, stepping up a level academically, starting a new course and managing your own time is a LOT to deal with all of a sudden (when you’re …

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 …

Vlog – Dear first year me

Molly, Josh and David think about the wisdom they’d share with their first year selves if they could go back in time. (Warning: this vlog involves actual time travel)

#UoNFreshers Essential Guide to The University of Nottingham

What? Where? How? Everything you need to know about being a new student is in this video.