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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. …

Halloween in Nottingham

October is always an exciting month – but you best be prepared for the horrors of spending Halloween in Nottingham! There’s no better place to be than the city at this time of year as the ghosts, ghouls and ghastly creatures emerge from their hiding places. Each year in Nottingham you can expect to be …

#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 …

Living in Lenton- a local resident’s perspective

What is your name and where do you live? My name is Virginia and I live on Harrington Drive in Lenton. I’ve lived in Lenton for 21 years – I originally moved here as an undergraduate student at the university! Why do you live in Lenton? I like Lenton a lot; and after studying for …

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 …

Celebrate the end of exams in style, but give a thought to your neighbours!

As most students are nearing the end of the exam period, we hope that you are looking forward to that idyllic time when your exams are over before you leave to enjoy the long summer ahead. We value the diversity of our community in Nottingham; often this means that there are student houses next to …

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 …

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.  

Why be a Sweet Neighbour?

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. Module leader Zoe Baker introduced the module in her blog entry last …