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Moving in, moving on 2016. Advice, information, giveaways, snacks plus your chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher!

Moving in, moving on (MIMO) is returning this year! MIMO is an annual event designed specifically to give information and advice to help any students who are living off campus. This year’s event will be held on Thursday 6th October 12pm- 3pm in Portland Atrium. A number of partners from both Nottingham and Broxtowe will …

Welcome to your new home and community!

Welcome back to Nottingham! Now that Autumn term is just around the corner, we know that many returning students will be in the process of moving back to Nottingham. Read on if you are making that unforgettable step of moving out of halls into your first student house and becoming part of the local community…. To welcome you back …

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 …

In The Hotseat: Rachel Van Krimpen

Today we have our second instalment in our In The Hotseat series, and we have the person behind this blog, Rachel Van Krimpen, stepping up to tell us more about her role. Tell us a little bit about your job and how you work with students:  I work as Off Campus Affairs Assistant here at the …

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 …

What’s On? – November

As winter draws in, there are all kinds of festive delights in store in the Nottingham area. Here are a few highlights coming up in the next month: Event: Bonfire Night Celebration Date: Wednesday 5th November from 5.30pm (main display at 9pm) Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: With a funfair, bonfire and a spectacular fireworks …

This Is Beeston

Beyond the West Entrance of University Park, if you cross the road and keep on going past Broadgate Park, lies Beeston. Many of our students and staff choose to make the town their home while they study or work at the University, and many more pop in to pick up some essentials or a bite …

Moving In, Moving On 2014

              We’re getting very excited here in the Off Campus Student Affairs department, because the countdown to Moving In, Moving On is in full swing. We’ll be in the Portland Atrium from 11am-3pm on Thursday 9th October along with representatives from a huge range of different organisations who will …

What’s On: October

Nottingham always has loads going on, but October seems to be a really bumper month with all sorts of exciting events on offer. So get your diaries out and get planning: Event: Goose Fair Date: 1st – 5th October Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: Goose Fair has seven hundred years of history in Nottingham. It’s …

What’s On? – September 2014

With the start of term in sight and many of our students coming back to Nottingham ahead of Welcome Week, we’re excited to share some of the fun things that are going on in the local area over the next few weeks. Event: Heritage Open Days Date: Thursday 11th September to Sunday 14th September Location: Throughout Beeston, Chilwell, …