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Sport at UoN – Green, Gold and Getting Involved!

Here at Nottingham we are all about sport for everyone. With over 70 sports clubs, one of the largest intramural sports programmes (IMS) in the country, and a brand new £40 million sports village, we’re confident we have something that’s right for you. So before you arrive, why not find out a little bit about …

You’re now a member of the Students’ Union! What on earth does that mean?

Congratulations on getting a place at the University of Nottingham. By registering at Nottingham you automatically become a member of the Students’ Union. So what is this organisation you ask? Well, we are a charity, run by elected students who represent you and supported by staff who work together to enhance your student experience here. …

Meet your neighbours!

Next month you’ll be moving to Nottingham (eek!) and living with new people (eek!!) and your university adventure begins! If you want to meet your neighbours and flatmates before you arrive (which is probably a good idea) you can join the Facebook group for your hall. The Students’ Union has set up groups for all of …

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.

Societies at Nottingham

At Nottingham there are over 200 societies. Some small, some big, some short, some time consuming. There truly is something for everyone. I cannot stress enough how important it is to get involved in a society, even if the group only meet once a fortnight or month. Through joining a society you meet lots of likeminded …

Making friends at uni

One of my top worries when heading to university was making friends. It felt like it was the start of secondary school all over again and the fears that I had then were all coming back. However, making friends turned out to be one of the easiest things to do. Remember that it’s a fresh …

Vlog – societies

There are over 200 societies for you to get involved in here! Hear more about some of them from vloggers Amy and Laura.

Sport at Nottingham

Until I started at the University of Nottingham in September 2014 I did not know how big sport was at the University. Despite attending numerous open days and trawling the Students’ Union website looking at society after society, I was oblivious. Perhaps it was because the statistics and awards passed over my head whilst I was …

Life on Sutton Bonington

Last September I, among many others, moved to Sutton Bonington campus, better known as SB. I had no idea what to expect, having visited it only once many months before hand. However I quickly managed to settle into the lifestyle! So here is a guide for any freshers who, like me, have no idea what to …

Societies galore

One of many exciting points of arriving at university is the plethora of societies available for everyone to join in the highly anticipated Freshers’ Fair.  Here is a rundown of some of my favourite societies and tips for joining. I definitely recommend joining the society which aligns with your course, for example as an English …