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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) …

Vlog – making friends

Making new friends can be tough! Lucky for you, Amy and Laura have some advice to help you get through those first few weeks of awkward conversations with strangers. Make sure you meet your neighbours before you arrive by joining the official Students’ Union Facebook Group for your hall. 

Being LGBT at the University of Nottingham

Being LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans) at university is, for the majority of people, much easier than being LGBT at school. The University of Nottingham has an LGBT Network in which we run events to suit everyone, from nights out on Canal Street in Manchester to a fortnightly event where you can socialise with coffee …

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 …

Volunteering in Nottingham

Volunteering is great for you, great for your CV and great for the community. What’s not to love? Here at Nottingham we have our own dedicated volunteering service – the Student Volunteering Service. Feel free to wander in, sit down on their sofas and browse their many files of volunteering opportunities. You’re bound to find something …