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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 …

Countdown to your new life in Nottingham

There are only a few months until we welcome THOUSANDS of new students to our University and our city. Here’s a quick look at what life is like in Nottingham.

Things to do and places to see

Nottingham is a great place to live in and around. It’s a city with loads to explore and see, with plenty going on throughout the year. So to help you figure out what to do first, here are some suggestions of good and sometimes quirky things to do and see in Nottingham. Nottingham Castle (duh) …

Clearing brought me to Nottingham

Joe Scales has just graduated from UoN with first class honours, but his A level results day wasn’t such a success. Here’s his story.  If you’re reading this then you may be awaiting results which will decide your near future. I’m guessing that you have applied to some universities and are unsure if you will …

It’s Christmas!

It still might seem a way off but Christmas is getting closer and closer, and for me is one of the most exciting times of the year. For you this will probably be the first time back home for a long period of time, and for many of you the first real break. Arriving home …

Let’s get Goosey!

The Goose Fair is a Nottingham institution and dates back more than 700 years. It happens every year during the first week of October at the Forest Recreation Ground, Radford. It gets its name from the thousands of geese who used to be driven from Lincoln to Nottingham to be sold. Last year I went …

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 …

Dear Jacob…

One year ago I was going through the same mixture of nerves and excitement you’re probably going through. Moving away from home, going somewhere I didn’t really know with people who I hardly knew… But guess what? The University turned out to be everything I could have wanted it to be and more. Although if …

Shop shop shop!

One of the best things about being at UoN is not only do we have a great campus, but by taking a 10 minute bus journey you’re at the heart of Nottingham for all your shopping essentials. There is the main shopping centre, known as the Victoria Centre. You can find all the normal clothes shops …

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 …