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Nottingham students show bags of support!

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) shops’ partnership with University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council is going from strength to strength and last year surpassed all expectations with a record amount of items collected. The Pack for Good campaign asks students to donate any unwanted clothes, shoes, books, DVDs, bags and small electricals  at the end of the …

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 …

Advantage Award- PR Project Management module- apply now!

We are very pleased to announce that our popular Advantage Award PR Project Management module is now open for applications! This year the successful applicants will run a pilot project designed to help fellow students through the delivery of an event designed to impart useful information to students choosing to move off campus into the community. Your project management and PR skills will develop as …

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 …

Pledge for Good at St. Peter’s Court

Eli Todorova, Service and Sales Advisor, and Sustainability champion at St Peter’s Court has great news to share about the work of their fabulous student volunteers in this guest blog: Last year our sustainability team at St. Peter’s Court achieved a Green Impact gold award and this year we are aiming to do just as well. Our three student …

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. …

“Ey up mi Ducks”….hello and welcome to Nottingham!

We are very pleased to share our second guest blog of the year with you, from Jo Cox Brown  of the Malt Cross and Street Pastors: “Ey up mi Ducks” translates as “Hello, Welcome to Nottingham, Students” and is a term of endearment you will hear a lot from locals like me! We love that you have chosen …

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 …

#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 …

Don’t waste it, donate it!

As we hurtle toward the end of term we are promoting our waste, recycling and charity collection scheme, set up in partnership with Nottingham City Council. The campaign includes British Heart Foundation charity donation bins, a drop-off point for food parcel donations and a ‘Horse and Dray’ coming to the streets of Lenton on 9th June …