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Nottingham Varsity – Week 2 preview

After a nail-bitingly close finish before Easter, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University prepare to go head to head in the second week of the annual Nottingham Varsity Series from 7th – 14th May 2017. With the current score at UoN 5 – NTU 4, week two of the series is set to …

Blog: Jono Jones takes third consecutive BUCS Downhill title

This weekend in Scotland, University of Nottingham student Jono Jones made history in the university Downhill Mountain Biking championships, winning his third consecutive British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) event. In a guest blog, he tells us how it all unfolded! By Jono Jones – University of Nottingham Sports Scholar After a brief trip to …

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 …

FA Girls’ Football week hits University of Nottingham

The start of October saw the re-launch of the FA’s Girls’ Football week with over 70 players from total beginners to Notts County Ladies superstars hitting the new David Ross Sports Village 3G pitch. With more than 100,000 players involved nationally, the University of Nottingham hosted their own girl’s football night taking the opportunity to launch their …

UoN to host BUCS table tennis individual championships

British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and The University of Nottingham have agreed a two-year deal for the BUCS Table Tennis Individual Championships to be hosted at our all-new £40m David Ross Sports Village. The first instalment of the new two-year deal will come this year on 26 and 27 November. Last year’s event boasted …

UoN Athletics round-up: BUCS Outdoor Championships 2016

By Ailsa Malcolm and Nick Lawrence The British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Outdoors Championships 2016, which took place on from Saturday 30 April to Monday 2 May at the Bedford International Stadium was great end to the year for UoN Athletics. The day was filled with great performances all round, amazing support and lovely weather. The event saw one …