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Welcome to off campus living!

Hooray, Autumn term is finally here, and we are in the process of welcoming new and returning students to off campus living in Nottingham and the surrounding areas. 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 …

Don’t waste it, donate it!

As we get closer to the end of term we are working in partnership with local councils and charities to promote good waste management whilst boosting recycling and charity donations. This years’ campaign includes banks in Nottingham, Beeston and Kegworth, a drop-off point for food parcel donations and a collection day in Lenton on 13th June, …

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 …

#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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.  

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 …