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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, …

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 …

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 …

#endofyear

Whether you are graduating from the University of Nottingham or just packing up ready to depart for the summer we have put together some key messages to help you ensure that this end of summer term is a good one. Clearing Out- hopefully you have already seen the information about our end of term waste campaign ‘Don’t …

The Best of the Blog: 2014

2014 has been a bumper year for the Off Campus blog – with new campaigns, guest writers and lots of news, there’s been no shortage of things to share. As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d gather together some of our highlights from the last year in a festive cornucopia of off …

Season’s Greetings

As we draw to the end of our first term of the academic year, we’d like to wish everyone a very pleasant winter break. Take a peek at our Festive Tips Tree for some handy end-of-term security and safety advice for students living off campus.  

Love Where You Live: Good Neighbours

Did you know that university students make up only about 12.5% of Nottingham’s population? Lots of our neighbours are elderly, have to be up early for work or have young families. That’s why it’s really important to be a considerate neighbour when you move out of halls and into the community. Even if there are …

Brighten Up

It’s been a great year for cycling in Nottingham. The clocks are going back on Sunday 26 October and your journeys are going to get darker – but this doesn’t have to put you off cycling. You just have to be prepared! Top tips for safe winter cycling from Sustrans: 1)   The more visible you …

Noise Awareness Week 2014

The sun is shining and the temperatures have climbed, which can only mean one thing: it must be exam season. Hopefully the beautiful weather in Nottingham will outlast the exam period and everyone will be able to enjoy the last weeks of term. In those brief moments when you’re not hard at work revising, your …

Love Where You Live: Food For Thought

Clearing everything out at the end of term can seem like a hassle, but it can be a great opportunity to make a difference to the local community. Don’t just throw away your leftover food. You can donate unopened food to a food bank. Food banks help individuals and families in immediate need and always …