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Studying on two campuses? Don’t fret!

Depending on your course subject, you might have lectures on some of the other campuses apart from University Park. I study Environmental Science and my lectures are split between University Park and Sutton Bonington Campuses. Coming in as a first year this can make choosing where to live difficult. Of course there are benefits to …

Meet your neighbours!

Next month you’ll be moving to Nottingham (eek!) and living with new people (eek!!) and your university adventure begins! If you want to meet your neighbours and flatmates before you arrive (which is probably a good idea) you can join the Facebook group for your hall. The Students’ Union has set up groups for all of …

Vlog – living in catered halls

What’s it like living in catered halls? Michelle explains in this vlog… Make sure you meet your neighbours before you arrive by joining the official Students’ Union Facebook Group for your hall. 

Get your bearings on our campuses

You’ll probably get lost a few times during your first weeks here. But here’s a look at three of our campuses from the sky to help you get your bearings. Sort of.

Making friends at uni

One of my top worries when heading to university was making friends. It felt like it was the start of secondary school all over again and the fears that I had then were all coming back. However, making friends turned out to be one of the easiest things to do. Remember that it’s a fresh …

Cooking for yourself (part 1)

Whether we like it or not, cooking is a huge part of student life and some move to university more prepared than others in terms of skills in the kitchen. Being one of those less prepared, I thought I would share my experiences of what worked and what didn’t in my communal kitchen. Challenges One …

Vlog – Florence Boot Hall tour

Will you be staying in catered accommodation this year? Take a guided tour around Forence Boot Hall with our vloggers Molly, David and Josh to see what it’s like.

Life on Sutton Bonington

Last September I, among many others, moved to Sutton Bonington campus, better known as SB. I had no idea what to expect, having visited it only once many months before hand. However I quickly managed to settle into the lifestyle! So here is a guide for any freshers who, like me, have no idea what to …

I was meant to be at Sutton Bonington

On my first visit to Nottingham I knew that I was meant to be here. Two years ago I visited the Sutton Bonington campus with my mum on one of the summer open days. This day really opened my eyes to what UoN could offer me. Having already visited two universities previously, both of which were …

Nottingham was my first choice

I can safely say that coming to Nottingham was the right decision for me. Unlike some of the other #MeantToBe stories of people going through Clearing or transferring a year later, I put Nottingham as my first choice. I chose Nottingham because it appeared to tick all of the boxes for me, and after having completed …