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BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Squash

The final countdown is on to #BUCSBigWednesday, and as the teams prepare for what promises to be an exhilarating two days in Bath, we spoke to the squash team to see how they’re feeling, as three of their teams get ready to fight it out for the women’s BUCS trophy as well as the men’s and …

BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Table Tennis

This week sees the culmination of this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) leagues in the team Championship finals aka #BigBUCSWednesday – and we have more teams than ever fighting it out to be crowned BUCS champion! The finals, which will be taking place at the University of Bath on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Sunday Review

The medals kept rolling in for the University of Nottingham on the final day of the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield with hundreds of our students representing the green and gold throughout the weekend in athletics, badminton, judo, karate, swimming, fencing and trampolining. There were six podium finishes for the …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Saturday Review

After a resolute start to the weekend’s matches, races and encounters on Friday in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships – the University of Nottingham continued the momentum on Saturday with hundreds of our students competing across eight different sports on the second day the UK-wide higher education sporting competition. Medal ceremonies …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Friday Review

The University of Nottingham have made a promising start to the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield. Hundreds of UoN students made the short journey north up the M1 on a crisp Friday morning to compete in the Championships against 6000 students from universities across the United Kingdom this weekend (17th …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Sunday round-up

That’s a wrap for us at the 2016 BUCS Nationals! Over 12,000 athletes entered into this year’s Nationals so Sunday’s finals were not just about winning but about celebrating the amazing achievements of all of our athletes. As they now head back to Nottingham, with their medals, new personal bests and once in a life time’s experiences, we look …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Saturday round-up

What a day! Day two of the 2016 BUCS Nationals saw some incredible victories and some nail biting close finishes you’d have to see to believe. With the competitions in full swing across Sheffield, there was something for everyone! Read on to see all of Saturday’s highlights. Judo The day started bright and early at 9.30am at All …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Friday round-up

Friday 19 February saw 100s of UoN athletes travel to Sheffield to compete in the 2016 BUCS Nationals. After a chilly start to the day (around 1 degree) temperatures soon rose as our students started their journey’s towards BUCS gold!  Friday was slated to be the quietest day of the weekend with only indoor athletics, fencing, swimming …

BUCS Nationals 2016- Spotlight on: Dan Nicholls

Today’s the day! The 2016 BUCS Nationals are happening today… right now in fact! Our UoN Sport athletes will be here in Sheffield all weekend with high hopes of victory and BUCS success. For our final spotlight on blog, we caught up with karate star, Dan Nicholls. Where are you from? I’m from Cannock, about 20 miles north of …

BUCS Nationals 2016 – Spotlight on: Rohan Midha

It’s almost time for the 2016 BUCS Nationals! Get ready to show your support for the #GreenandGold army as all the action kicks off this Friday.   We’ll be in Sheffield all weekend with our UoN teams who have high aspirations of BUCS victory! We have some amazing talent at this year’s Nationals, so we caught up with some …