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Nottingham nightlife

When you get to university the nightlife is truly in another league to what you are used to at home. Or you might not have gone out much at home, in which case, you are in for a treat. Nottingham is well known for its huge variety of clubs and genres of music. But there …

Nottingham Nightlife: Week One and beyond

Nottingham has everything you could want from a student city, live music venues, lots of bars, and clubs that cater for a large variety of music tastes. With all this just a short cab ride from University Park and Jubilee campuses, Nottingham Uni really is the place to be! Week One In Week One you’ll …

Post lecture activity: nights out in Nottingham

 Clubbing Oceana, Forum and Ocean host the official student nights, mainly playing chart music. Ocean in particular is a famous Nottingham tradition that plays the Baywatch theme each week and even David Hasselhoff visited last year. Monday: Coco Tang, the classiest place to be found on a night out, has a delicious Toblerone cocktail but …

My favourite places in Nottingham

So now Week One and the initial excitement of moving to a new city are over, it’s all downhill from here right? Wrong.  You’ve got as lost as anyone could possibly get wandering around campus and the surrounding areas this past week, and finally you think you know your way around. Time to go exploring! …

LGBTQ life in Nottingham

There are many things for LGBTQ people to do in Nottingham, both on and off campus. First and foremost, there’s the LGBT Network, UoN’s own LGBTQ society, which has different socials multiple times a week, on all three main campuses. It varies from sitting down for a nice cuppa, to karaoke nights, discussions, film screenings, coming …

Nottingham nightlife – getting around and staying safe

Nottingham has a buzzing scene after dark – but when you first get there, it can be overwhelming. Many Freshers use taxi services to get to their favourite nights out. Cable Cars, D&G, Lenton Cars and Nottingham Cars are amongst the most reputable (there are others). My favourite company was Nottingham Cars, which is a …

A quick guide to Nottingham nightlife

When the sun sets, Nottingham comes to life. I remember this time last year I was absolutely buzzing to hit the lights, and with good reason.  If your favourite part of the day is after the sun sets, you’ve come to EXACTLY the right place… Many of you are going to want to hit the …

Shameless Fresher nostalgia post

It’s the end of term this week and officially the end to the first year for thousands of lovely Freshers who joined us in September 2012. So here’s some shameless Fresher nostalgia for you to enjoy. Remember when you moved in? Remember when Jack and Matt from URN welcomed you to campus with some rather impressive …

Fresher blogger Ollie’s greatest hits

The Fresh Prince of Newark, a.k.a. Fresher blogger Ollie, has been sharing his student life with us since October last year. In tribute to his first year here at The University of Nottingham, I’ve looked through his blog posts and collected some valuable words of wisdom here for you to enjoy. Ollie on Week One: “..everyone …

Karnival, red noses and Fresh Meat

There are two reasons why this week is spectacular: The sun has been shining. Karnival is hosting the cast of Channel 4 series Fresh Meat at University Park on Friday night as part of their Red Nose Day fundraising tour. I’m a HUGE Fresh Meat fan so I’m a bit over-excited about seeing the residents …