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#endofyear2017

Keep calm and celebrate responsibly! We know that the end of the academic year will be a time of celebration, all we ask is that you remember that wherever you are you are still an ambassador for the university. The end of summer term can cause worry for residents who need to get a full night’s sleep, including those with children …

Don’t waste it, donate it!

As we get closer to the end of term we are working in partnership with local councils and charities to promote good waste management whilst boosting recycling and charity donations. This years’ campaign includes banks in Nottingham, Beeston and Kegworth, a drop-off point for food parcel donations and a collection day in Lenton on 13th June, …

One Kegworth fun day and food festival returns this weekend!

The One Kegworth team can’t wait to see you at the Family Fun Day and Food Festival on Saturday 3rd June 2017. The event, held at Sideley Recreation Ground, will be held between 10am and 4pm and attracts a wide range of food providers, arts and craft stalls, local businesses and performances. You will probably …

Nottingham students show bags of support!

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) shops’ partnership with University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council is going from strength to strength and last year surpassed all expectations with a record amount of items collected. The Pack for Good campaign asks students to donate any unwanted clothes, shoes, books, DVDs, bags and small electricals  at the end of the …

Submit a photo for a chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher!

Hooray! The spring round of the Nottingham In Bloom student photography competition is now open for entries. Apply before midnight on 13th March to be in with a chance of winning a £50 voucher. What is Nottingham In Bloom? The Nottingham in Bloom campaign is a city-wide partnership led by Nottingham City Council that involves …

Advantage Award- PR Project Management module- apply now!

We are very pleased to announce that our popular Advantage Award PR Project Management module is now open for applications! This year the successful applicants will run a pilot project designed to help fellow students through the delivery of an event designed to impart useful information to students choosing to move off campus into the community. Your project management and PR skills will develop as …

Good will to you and your community!

With the arrival of December, suddenly the festive season is in full swing, with mince pies and mulled wine at every turn. The image on the right was taken at Canning Circus last week at a fantastic event which saw Nottingham City Council officers, local Councillors, schools, Notts Police and the University (thank you BlowSoc, you were great!) joining …

Pledge for Good at St. Peter’s Court

Eli Todorova, Service and Sales Advisor, and Sustainability champion at St Peter’s Court has great news to share about the work of their fabulous student volunteers in this guest blog: Last year our sustainability team at St. Peter’s Court achieved a Green Impact gold award and this year we are aiming to do just as well. Our three student …

Hello from Notts Fire and Rescue Service

Today we have a guest blog  from Guninder Nagi, a Risk Reduction Officer working in Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Community Safety Team: Stay safe and enjoy life! Are you at risk from fire? Partying, smoking and drinking may all be part of the student lifestyle for some, but could be putting you at higher risk of fire. …

Welcome to Kegworth!

Each year a number of University of Nottingham students choose to live in Kegworth. It’s a beautiful village with plenty to do so we have chosen to tell you a little more about it in our latest blog. We hope you will visit soon to experience it for yourself. Loads to do in Kegworth Kegworth is …