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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 …

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 …

“Ey up mi Ducks”….hello and welcome to Nottingham!

We are very pleased to share our second guest blog of the year with you, from Jo Cox Brown  of the Malt Cross and Street Pastors: “Ey up mi Ducks” translates as “Hello, Welcome to Nottingham, Students” and is a term of endearment you will hear a lot from locals like me! We love that you have chosen …

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 …

#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 …

Don’t waste it, donate it!

As we hurtle toward the end of term we are promoting our waste, recycling and charity collection scheme, set up in partnership with Nottingham City Council. The campaign includes British Heart Foundation charity donation bins, a drop-off point for food parcel donations and a ‘Horse and Dray’ coming to the streets of Lenton on 9th June …

Could you feed 60 people a fresh hot meal for £50? Tasty Tuesdays in Lenton can! (with the help of their brilliant volunteers)

A guaranteed feel-good factor if you spend just a few minutes reading this blog about a local charity with a fantastic volunteer team providing a weekly hot meal for the community! The Project Tasty Tuesdays in Lenton is a weekly free meal for everyone in the community and has been running since summer 2014.  This project aims to …

Season’s Greetings from Off Campus Student Affairs

We can’t quite believe that the last week of term is already upon us.  However, as the end of term is fast approaching, we are offering some advice to help you keep your property and possessions safe during the break.  Keeping your property in order and noise levels down as you celebrate the end of term will also help to keep …