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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 …

Get involved with Welfare in Sport

Welfare in Sport was established as a Student Union campaign group at the start of this academic year. The aim of the group has been to work with sports clubs to raise their awareness of mental health illness and support them in developing more inclusive environments for students. Matt Wildman who is the Chair for the group – has …

So it all started here

By Claire Henson, People and Culture Events Coordinator As a child, I was not at all sporty. As I grew older, I became more aware of my body and my shape, but still didn’t use my body in any kind of exercise or sporty activity. From about the age of fifteen, I developed crippling anxiety. …

Achieve your fitness goals with our supported fitness sessions

As part of our disability in sports programme, we offer supported fitness sessions to disabled students and members of staff so they can get a consistent level of support when exercising. One of the students who has greatly benefitted from the service sent us a blog. They asked that their story be shared so that others …

Debbie does 12 hour walk for Mental Health awareness

By Hannah Webber, Disability Sports Officer Monday 29 February to Friday 4 March was HealthyU week at the University, as part of that week we supported the University’s Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday 3 March. The day was dedicated to shining a light on mental health, the day also saw one of our UoN …

Philanthropy, volunteering and enhancing the student experience…

By Karen Ang …are all recurring themes from the House of Lords Alumni and Cascade Evening. On 24 February 2016, alumni, staff, and projects including the Equestrian Club all gathered in Westminster, London to promote generosity at the University of Nottingham. The House of Lords is not just for Lords, but also for students, alumni …

Try something new and discover your passion!

By Liam Mackin Hi! I’m Liam, a visually impaired student and a member of the Nottinghamshire Sheriffs Goalball club. I want to share with you how my first year as a Sheriffs member has helped me and why you should try this exciting sport. A game of goalball is made up of two teams of …