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BUCS Nationals 2020 | Sunday Roundup | The curtain falls on another memorable Championships!

The 2020 BUCS Nationals championships will be remembered not just the medals won but the magical memories that our athletes earnt. When the curtain fell on the 2020 Championships in the Sheffield, University of Nottingham  were leaving with 17 medals, including 7 golds and with a number of National titles. Over the last three days, …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Super Saturday Round-up

All hopes of a peaceful overnight stay in Sheffield for our 145 athletes were dashed, as Sheffield felt the full force of Storm Dennis. Despite the turbulent weather outside, the mood in the camp at breakfast was serene – focussed on the day of competition ahead. Super Saturday, as it has become affectionately known, is …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Friday Round-up

The Friday of BUCS Nationals is a special day for many, the start of a new adventure. Each year the University of Nottingham takes over 100 student athletes to Sheffield for 3-days of top-class sport. The athletes compete across 4 venues: English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, iceSheffield and the Works. With …

Headliner | UoN American Football come up just short in the game of inches

Some say that American Football is a game of inches, and if anything the Headliner at David Ross Sports Village this afternoon proved it. Elliot Harvey’s opening drive touchdown for University of Nottingham, and a resilient first half defensive display, were unfortunately not enough to prevent the University of Nottingham falling to defeat in a …

Student Sporting Stories | Kayla Kret

Student Athletes invest thousands of hours into their sports — training in the off-seasons combined with practices, games and travel during their seasons — so they can wear “Green and Gold” across their chest with pride. Sadly, this week we will be saying goodbye to a student who has, for the past 7 years embodied …

BUCS Sportswoman of the year is University of Nottingham’s Hayley Mills

Track-star Hayley Mills has been recognised as the 2019 Sportswomen of the year at the coveted BUCS Awards in Bristol. Hayley Mills joined the University of Nottingham in 2016 to study a PhD in Mathematics. Although she had a strong pedigree in athletics, as a previous European Junior Champion over 200m in 2007 and a …

University of Nottingham Sport’s Unsung Hero Lynn Turton recognised at BUCS Awards

Lynn Turton, the BUCS and Clubs coordinator for University of Nottingham was recognised this evening at the BUCS Awards for her outstanding contribution to University and College Sport. She made the final three and was shortlisted for the Unsung Hero award which recognises excellence and commitment to supporting student sport above any beyond the call …

Student Volunteer Aymun Khan Wins National award at BUCS Awards 2019

BUCS Student Volunteer of the Year – Aymun Khan University of Nottingham student, Aymun Khan, has received a national award for his contribution to volunteering at the BUCS Awards 2019 in Bristol. Aymun, who is in his final year truly is Mr Disability Sport, In the last year alone – his busiest for academic commitments …

European Youth Para-Games 2019 | Meet the UoN Sport volunteers

As part of a volunteering partnership, the University of Nottingham Sport department is sending five student volunteers to Finland to support the European Paralympic Youth Games (EPYG 2019) 25th – 30th June. EPYG 2019 will be hosted at the Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center is set to be the largest EPYG in history, with …

Women’s High Performance Centre | Meet the Coach | Becky Langley

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University joined forces back in 2017 to joint-deliver a Women’s High Performance Football Centre. The initiative, is committed to doubling participation and fan numbers of the women’s game by 2020, and Nottingham based hub is one of eight High Performance Football Centres based at Universities across the country. Importantly, …