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5 Good coping mechanisms through the January Blues and Exam Period

Coming back to Nottingham in January for exams can be a massive reality check after a festive period filled with food, family and friends. Here are our top tips on coping with the stressful exam period and reality check in the New Year.   Get exercise and fresh air each day Getting out of the …

5 ways to keep your New Year’s Resolutions with UoN Sport

We know how difficult it is to complete your new year’s resolutions, especially when exams come straight after the festive period! UoN Sport would like to help you make 2019 the best year yet! Be inspired If your New Year’s resolution is to keep fit or increae your weekly activity, don’t rely on the same …

Top 10 moments of 2018!

UoN Sport hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what the year ahead has in store, so we thought now is a great time to reflect on some of our achievements from 2018.  1.    Nottingham declared International and Sports University of the Year The University of Nottingham …

Sport in Schools Case Study Squash

For the final week of University term, I joined Helen Walker and Hollygirt School for their weekly squash session held at the University. These squash sessions, which started in November, are run as part of the Leadership Academy Sport in School programme led by students. Sport in Schools is one of the programmes provided by …

Top 5 Reasons to add group exercise to your weekly routine

Every single class we run is free for our UoN sports and fitness members. With over a hundred classes every week on our timetable why not give one a try? You’ve got nothing to lose and a lot to gain, read this blog to see just some of the benefits of adding a group exercise …

UoN welcomes 60 primary school girls to David Ross Sports Village for the Christmas Futsal Festival

As part of the University of Nottingham FA Grassroots Hub project, on Friday 7th December, David Ross Sports Village welcomed over 60 primary school girls from around Nottingham to take part in a Christmas Futsal Festival. Delivered by the UoN Women’s Football and Futsal Club, many of the participants experienced their first experience of Futsal. …

University of Nottingham Sport welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day

On Sunday 9th December University of Nottingham Sport and the University Swimming Club in partnership with elite swimming club Nova Centurion, welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day. The aim of the day was to showcase the University, sports facilities and para-swimming programme to prospective students and their families. The day was hosted …

UoN Discovery Day welcomes 100 primary school children to David Ross Sports Village

On Friday 30th November, 100 primary school children descended on the David Ross Sports Village for the first Discovery Day of the academic year. In partnership with Widening Participation, Discovery Days aim to inspire primary school children about university while also trying new sports activities and learning about healthy lifestyles. Students from University of Nottingham …

Volunteer of the Month- November

With the term in full swing, we are continuing to celebrate the success of individuals, volunteering across the community. With over 300 volunteers, the Leadership Academy has expanded massively over the last few years and so, each month we’re showcasing one volunteer who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment. Whether it is making a difference in …

Stress free Christmas shopping at our Sports Centres

Don’t want to miss a workout to head to the hustle and bustle of Christmas Shopping? Did you know you could purchase all your presents at UoN Sport Centres? Here are some of our favourite stocking fillers! Sports Injury Clinic Christmas Vouchers Has your mum got a niggling shoulder pain she keeps putting off getting …