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Vlog – being a mature student

Vlogger Charlotte has some advice for mature students joining the University this year.

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! …

Places you should go on campus and around Nottingham

Campus and the City have endless lists of alternative places to do all the things you do every day. Discover some of them for yourself! Here’s a run through some of my personal favourite haunts. Somewhere to study: If sitting around in your room under a heap of borrowed books isn’t your style, the fashionable places …

My first day in Nightingale Hall

Your Hall will be your home away from home, but moving in day will be an emotional time for you and your family. It will most likely also be very stressful. I arrived to my hall, Nightingale Hall, after having travelled for about 36 hours, also having been stuck in traffic for an hour (beware, …

Tales of a Third Year Student: Lenton Life.

My name is David Akosim and I am currently in my 3rd year at the University of Nottingham studying English. As the Digital and social Media’ intern for the Uni’s Marketing and communications department this term I have been trusted to write a blog about my Uni experiences.  I will write several blogs over the following week …

Out and about on the farm

Life at The University of Nottingham isn’t all about University Park – we have other campuses to explore. Sarah Perkins is a third year Dietetics student who lives and studies at our Sutton Bonington Campus, and she loves the Hopper bus.  One of the things I’ve been enjoying about uni is getting to see a …

Hot property

To say Week One is hectic is an understatement. Thousands of new students settling in to a new home, making friends, finding out how to get from halls of residence to classes, probably drinking too much at some point… all this means a busy time for our University Security Service. During your first week here …

Independence day off campus

Moving to university doesn’t always mean moving into halls on campus. Jen Hayes, a graduate trainee within the Communications, Marketing and Recruitment team, remembers her move to Nottingham and living with her housemates outside of the main campus.  I came to Nottingham seven years ago to start my journey as a student and it was …