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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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Welcome to Community Living!

Welcome back to Nottingham! Now that Autumn term has officially started, 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… To welcome you back we have prepared some hints and tips …

Get ready to move into the community!

It may seem a million miles away but we thought we would help you get ahead by devising a few quick tips that you can follow this summer to help you get ready for the new term.  This advice is aimed at any students moving out of halls into rented accommodation or from one house …

Quieter Nights In Lenton

Do you live in Lenton? Have you spotted the new signs which have been put up on lampposts around the area? Designed by local schoolchildren from Edna G Olds Primary School, the signs are designed to remind people living in the Lenton area to be respectful of their neighbours by keeping quiet at night. The …

Launching Be A Sweet Neighbour

Our Be a Sweet Neighbour project launch was on 20th of March in the Portland Building, alongside Nottingham in Bloom’s launch for their Student Garden Competition. Egle, one of the students involved in the Advantage Award PR Project Management module, reflects on how things went in today’s blog.   The Be A Sweet Neighbour campaign …

Be a Sweet Neighbour – Project Update

This year, our PR Project Management Advantage Award students are working on a project to promote neighbourliness among students living in the local community. The campaign is called ‘Be a Sweet Neighbour’ and will be officially launched on 20th March in the Atrium. Today, one of our students, Catherine, talks about what they’ve been working on so …