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Introduction to the Trampoline Club

If there is one thing that a student should do whilst at university, it’s to find a sports club or society that they really enjoy becoming a part of. It helps to unwind after the stress of a day’s lectures, looks great on your CV and gives you the opportunity to try something fun! In …

Introduction to CivSoc

  Calling all Civil Engineering students! My name is Grace, and I’m here to tell you why joining CivSoc (the Civil Engineering Society) is the best decision you will make in Welcome Week. I might be biased; I am the President! But don’t just take it from me- last year the Student’s Union awarded CivSoc …

Introduction to Poker Soc

For many of you, your only experience of poker may have been watching James Bond play a high octane game in Casino Royale. But fear not, Poker Society at UoN is neither the super high stakes nor the black-tie affair portrayed in the movies. Poker Society organises weekly tournaments normally with an entry cost of …

Introduction to the Improv Society

I joined Improv last year, in my 3rd year here. I wanted something I could just turn up to and have a fun time with some fun people, and Improv delivered that. We meet every Sunday at the Portland building, and there I met the wonderful group of humans that have become my best friends. I’ve …

Introduction to the Scout and Guide Society

Welcome to the University of Nottingham from the Scout and Guide Society! I have been part of SNoGS (Society of Nottingham Guides and Scouts) since my first year. Although I was in guiding since I was little, I didn’t know about SNoGS until I came to Freshers’ Fair. My friend also told me she was joining …

Introduction to Theology Society

The Theology Society better known as ‘TheoSoc’ is a society that has been set up to enable Theology students and those interested in Theology to engage with one another! I have been a member of TheoSoc from first year and have seen it grow from strength to strength. We have regular socials such as bar …

Introduction to the Revival Gospel Choir

I vividly remember nervously going to my first Monday night choir rehearsal with Revival Gospel Choir when I first came to university last year. These worries subsided almost immediately as RGC quickly became the highlight of my week with uplifting music and lots of laughs with some of the friendliest, most welcoming and talented people …

Introduction Flair and Bartending Society

“I’m too clumsy for this” was my catchphrase when I let my friends convince me to come along to the first few Flair sessions last year. Turns out, I wasn’t the only one dropping bottles on other people’s feet attempting to flip it around my arm; the room was filled with heavy thuds, much laughter …

Introduction to BlowSoc

Hello everyone! My name is Hannah, I’m a second year music student, and the social secretary for Blowsoc this year. Blowsoc is one of the biggest music societies in the University of Nottingham, where all woodwind, brass, percussion and string bass players (studying any degree) can get involved! We have seven un-auditioned ensembles (Concert Band, …

Introduction to Lifesaving Club

Some people stand in the darkness, afraid to step into the light. So goes the first line of the theme tune to the hit 1990’s drama Baywatch. And when curled up in front of the television on a lazy Saturday evening, who didn’t imagine themselves in the sandals of David Hasselhoff or Pamela Anderson, heroically …