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HMO Sweet Home: Additional Licensing in Nottingham

If you live off campus in a shared house, chances are that you live in a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). In short, that’s a house with three or more people sharing where there are two or more family units (‘households’). Since January 2014, Nottingham City Council have introduced Additional Licensing for HMOs in certain …

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 …

Why do you love where you live? – MayFest 2014

At the heart of our activity for MayFest last weekend was one simple question: ‘Why do you love where you live?’ People from all over Nottinghamshire and much further afield came and made some fabulous postcards telling us why they love where they live, helping us create a rainbow wall of appreciation for our local …

What’s On? – May 2014

Today we’re looking forward to May to see what’s going on in Nottingham – and there’s plenty! Event: MayFest Date: 11am – 5pm, 10th May 2014 Location: University Park Campus Information: Following five successful years The University of Nottingham will once again open its doors to the local community for May Fest 2014. Come along and join …

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 …

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 …

Love Where You Live: Don’t Bag It, Bin It

Our Love Where You Live campaign is in full swing, and our intrepid ambassadors will be hitting the streets of Lenton again this evening to share some top tips to help our students manage their waste and help the environment by making the most of their recycling bin. If you live in an area covered …

Love Where You Live: Wheel It Away

This week sees the launch of our latest Off Campus campaign: Love Where You Live. We’re going to be out in Lenton every Wednesday for the next four weeks giving out handy advice about managing your waste and recycling. If you live on Harlaxton Drive, Harrington Drive, Rothesay Avenue or Bute Avenue, our friendly ambassador …

PR Project Management: Putting Plans Into Action

This morning we’re pleased to welcome Advantage Award student Ruth Ng to the blog to give us an update on what the team of students on the PR Project Management module have been getting up to as the Nottingham Community Lunch draws nearer: With just under two weeks to go until the Nottingham Community Lunch, …