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Submit a photo for a chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher!

Hooray! The spring round of the Nottingham In Bloom student photography competition is now open for entries. Apply before midnight on 13th March to be in with a chance of winning a £50 voucher. What is Nottingham In Bloom? The Nottingham in Bloom campaign is a city-wide partnership led by Nottingham City Council that involves …

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 …

Student Photography Competition with Nottingham In Bloom!

The Summer round of the Nottingham In Bloom Student Photography Competition is now open for entries.  Caroline Elmhirst and Julie Walker have written a guest blog to describe the Nottingham In Bloom campaign and to officially open the competition for Summer term entries. Nottingham In Bloom The Nottingham in Bloom campaign is a city-wide partnership led by …

Keeping Lenton Tidy: Meet Harry Cooper, one of the many people working tirelessly to keep Nottingham clean and green!

In today’s blog we will introduce you to Harry, a Public Realm Operative employed by Nottingham City Council. We will also impart some wisdom from Harry to let you know how you can do your bit to keep your area clean.  Harry works in Lenton, but has colleagues all over the City and beyond, so …

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 …

Community Protection Notices – New Legislation

Today on the blog, we’re sharing some important information from Community Protection regarding some new legislation which has come in as of Monday 20th October and which could impact upon our students living in the local community in Nottingham. Community Protection Notices Where there is low level anti-social behaviour being complained of, the council, housing …

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 …

Noise Awareness Week 2014

The sun is shining and the temperatures have climbed, which can only mean one thing: it must be exam season. Hopefully the beautiful weather in Nottingham will outlast the exam period and everyone will be able to enjoy the last weeks of term. In those brief moments when you’re not hard at work revising, your …

Love Where You Live: Food For Thought

Clearing everything out at the end of term can seem like a hassle, but it can be a great opportunity to make a difference to the local community. Don’t just throw away your leftover food. You can donate unopened food to a food bank. Food banks help individuals and families in immediate need and always …

Love Where You Live: Don’t Just Leave It Sitting There

As the Love Where You Live campaign enters its third week, we’re going to be out in Lenton talking to our students about bulky waste. If it won’t fit in your bin, it won’t be collected. Did you know that if, for example, your landlord gets you a new sofa but leaves the old one …