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4 tips for surviving the countdown to Results Day

A Level Results Day is August 18th 2016 and, if you’re like me, this date will have been metaphorically circled in your mind for months. As a sixth-former who got to experience my year 13 results day twice, and suffered from anxiety, I understand just how emotional the countdown to results day can be. So I’ve prepared …

Results day and clearing

Student vlogger Tom has some advice for anyone worried about getting exam results this month. Watch his vlog below.

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 …

3 things you should know about the self-catered Life

I’m sure that those of you who already know you are living in self catered halls when you join us in September will be excited and nervous about making that giant step towards independence and cooking for yourself – I know I was! Having lived in Broadgate Park during my first year I’ve picked up …

Moving in day: what to expect

The fact I was actually going to start university crept up on me so I actually didn’t start thinking about it until quite late and left packing until the day before. My uncle and cousin (hopefully a future UoN student) drove me to Nottingham with my parents and helped me move in. On arrival I …

Preparing for exams

The information that you need about the practicalities of your exams can be found at portal.nottingham.ac.uk – but here is a quick guide to what you need to think about! 1) Check WHEN your exams are and write it down! Look at your diary or calendar – do you have any plans you need to …

The results are in! Now what do you do?

You’ve made it through your exam results and you’re officially a University of Nottingham Fresher – congratulations! You’ve probably got lots of questions about what to do before you get here, how student life works, where the nearest cash point/supermarket/bus stop is to your hall… Take a moment, relax and breathe. There’s plenty of time …

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 …

A few things before you walk into the exam room

January is here and this means one thing: exams. But don’t panic.  Exams are part of university life and the key to success is preparation. But this isn’t a post about revision tips and techniques, this is about the practical stuff that you need to know so that you turn up on time and don’t …

Juggling a degree and a job

Being a student often includes working to pay your bills, which puts added pressure on the time you have to focus on your studies. Victoria Hayward juggled a job and a degree when she studied History at the University (pictured at her graduation below). In this post she shares some tips on how to balance …