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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 …

What’s On? December 2014

December is upon us and it’s finally socially acceptable to play Christmas music and spend as much time as possible dressed in jumpers bedecked in reindeer, snowmen and Santa. There’s plenty of fun, festive and otherwise, to be had in Nottingham over the next few weeks to end 2014 on a high. Event: A Very …

In The Hotseat: PC Alex Cooney

Today we’re delighted to launch our latest blog series: In The Hotseat. In this series, we’ll be introducing you to various members of teams and organisations in Nottingham that impact on your life here as a student. First up, it’s PC Alex Cooney from Nottinghamshire Police. Over to Alex! Tell us a little bit about …

Love Where You Live: Good Neighbours

Did you know that university students make up only about 12.5% of Nottingham’s population? Lots of our neighbours are elderly, have to be up early for work or have young families. That’s why it’s really important to be a considerate neighbour when you move out of halls and into the community. Even if there are …

What’s On? – November

As winter draws in, there are all kinds of festive delights in store in the Nottingham area. Here are a few highlights coming up in the next month: Event: Bonfire Night Celebration Date: Wednesday 5th November from 5.30pm (main display at 9pm) Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: With a funfair, bonfire and a spectacular fireworks …

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 …

What’s On: October

Nottingham always has loads going on, but October seems to be a really bumper month with all sorts of exciting events on offer. So get your diaries out and get planning: Event: Goose Fair Date: 1st – 5th October Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: Goose Fair has seven hundred years of history in Nottingham. It’s …

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 …

The Bike Bus

University staff and students travel home with the Bike Bus bike convoy and enjoy the scenic route on the last Friday of each month. University of Nottingham staff and students are forming a bike convoy on the last Friday of every month and travelling the cycle paths of Nottingham. The Bike Bus is organised by …