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How to cope with living away from home

University brings many changes and the first one of those is moving away from home. When I first moved into Broadgate Park it was a whirlwind of emotions with highs and lows from my very first day. You won’t be the only person worried about moving in and finding friends, so here are a few suggestions …

How to stay healthy at uni

Your first term at uni doesn’t have to include Freshers’ flu! The University of Nottingham Health Service (UNHS) have put together some advice to help you stay fit and healthy when you join us as a student. Before you arrive Bring a small well stocked first aid kit with you that includes: Simple analgesia – such as Paracetamol or Ibuprofen …

Everything you need to know about joining the University of Nottingham!

  🎉💙 Congratulations on getting into UoN!! 💙🎉 We’re so excited to meet you in September 😄 Now that you’ve got your grades and can stop panicking about results day, you’re probably thinking ‘so… now what?’ Well, hopefully this post will answer some of your questions. So…what do I do now?  First and foremost, share your excitement with us using #UoNFreshers! …

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 …

Introduction to Poker Soc

For many of you, your only experience of poker may have been watching James Bond play a high octane game in Casino Royale. But fear not, Poker Society at UoN is neither the super high stakes nor the black-tie affair portrayed in the movies. Poker Society organises weekly tournaments normally with an entry cost of …

Introduction to the Improv Society

I joined Improv last year, in my 3rd year here. I wanted something I could just turn up to and have a fun time with some fun people, and Improv delivered that. We meet every Sunday at the Portland building, and there I met the wonderful group of humans that have become my best friends. I’ve …

Introduction to the Unicef Society

So, you’re a fresher. You’ve just got to grips with navigating around campus and you stumble upon the famous Freshers Fair. With over 200 societies at Nottingham, there’s quite a lot to take in but if there’s one thing you might want to pay some attention to it’s the Unicef society. When I first got …

Introduction to the Scout and Guide Society

Welcome to the University of Nottingham from the Scout and Guide Society! I have been part of SNoGS (Society of Nottingham Guides and Scouts) since my first year. Although I was in guiding since I was little, I didn’t know about SNoGS until I came to Freshers’ Fair. My friend also told me she was joining …

Introduction to the Revival Gospel Choir

I vividly remember nervously going to my first Monday night choir rehearsal with Revival Gospel Choir when I first came to university last year. These worries subsided almost immediately as RGC quickly became the highlight of my week with uplifting music and lots of laughs with some of the friendliest, most welcoming and talented people …

Introduction Flair and Bartending Society

“I’m too clumsy for this” was my catchphrase when I let my friends convince me to come along to the first few Flair sessions last year. Turns out, I wasn’t the only one dropping bottles on other people’s feet attempting to flip it around my arm; the room was filled with heavy thuds, much laughter …