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“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 …

#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 …

In The Hotseat: PC Michael Wearmouth, British Transport Police

Read on for the latest instalment in our In The Hotseat series, with PC Michael Wearmouth from British Transport Police telling us about his role and experiences here in the East Midlands! Tell us a little bit about your job I am a police officer for the British Transport Police, a specialist police force that police the national …

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 …

A Welcome from the Police and Crime Commissioner

We’re delighted to welcome the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner back to the Off Campus Blog today with some words of welcome and some advice for returning students.   After a long and mostly warm summer, a new academic year is upon us and Nottinghamshire will once again be welcoming hundreds of new students to …

You Go Together

  Batman and Robin. Fish and chips —some things just go together. So when two caped crusaders (not to be mistaken for members of the University security team) landed at St Peter’s Court last night to launch the University’s latest campaign, the message was simple: stick together with your friends when out for the evening. The …

Crime Prevention Tips from the Divisional Commander

We’re pleased to welcome Chief Superintendent Steve Cooper to the blog today. As Divisional Commander for the City of Nottingham’s Police, he shares some student-focussed advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime. Nottingham is a great city for people to live and study in. As the Divisional Commander for policing in the …

A View From The PCC

Today on the Off Campus blog, we’re delighted to welcome the Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire, Paddy Tipping, back to the blog to reflect on what’s he’s been working on in his first year in office. Whether you’re totally new to Nottinghamshire or it’s somewhere you’ve always called home, big changes are underway to …

Love Your Stuff – And Keep It

Do you live in Lenton or Dunkirk? If so, you may well have opened your door to find one of our student ambassadors, bedecked in a bright yellow vest, on your doorstep last week. Joined by members of the police family – beat officers and Police Community Support Officers from Canning Circus Police Station – …