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Get your bearings on our campuses

You’ll probably get lost a few times during your first weeks here. But here’s a look at three of our campuses from the sky to help you get your bearings. Sort of.

Budgeting and bank accounts

One well known fact of being a student is that you have a student budget. This means you have to be much more careful with your money… as you have much less of it. Set up a student bank account Do this before you start university, it saves time and hassle when you arrive and would …

Your first day in self-catered Halls

Moving in is a huge day and can be a stressful for everyone – but heading to self-catered accommodation can be even more nerve wracking. There’s more things to think about – it’s a far more independent experience. Here are some tips and some of my own experiences, which hopefully will go some way to …

Inspired by a lazy Fresher

Did you make a #CareersPledge at one of the roadshow events hosted by Eleanor and Ben? Thanks to Student Intern Liam Ross for filming and editing this video.

The ‘Pink Hoodie’ Clan

We’ve been pretty busy since our last blog. We spent Wednesday evening in the Atrium on Jubilee Campus and then Thursday afternoon on the Downs. Over the last 4 days we’ve had conversations with over 750 of you. It’s been great to meet you all and find out more about what you’re doing to improve …

We’re moving house. SB is amazing!

We loved our day trip to Sutton Bonington yesterday as part of the #CareersPledge event. Here are a few things we learnt whilst we were there… 1. The campus is lovely which is why we’ve decided to up and move. Goodbye Lenton, hello countryside! 2. Putting on an event with balloons and big sail-like banners …

Get involved to get employed

Putting on an event for first years encouraging them to ‘pledge’ to improve their employability – It can’t be that difficult… can it?! I am lucky enough to be employed as a Student Ambassador within the Careers and Employability Service. I hope you all know what that is, if not, find out now! (They’re the …

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 …

Time to refresh

re-fresh: to make fresh again; reinvigorate or cheer (a person, the mind, spirits) Congratulations #UoNFreshers,  you’ve reached the University of Nottingham milestone known as Refreshers’ Week! * pause for applause* This is your opportunity to celebrate the end of exams, reactivate your social lives and join some clubs and societies that didn’t spark your interest …

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 …