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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 …

An Interview with Jack Kavanagh, UoN Sport Volunteering Officer

What is your job title, and what does it involve? So, my job at the University of Nottingham Sport is Sport Volunteering Officer. In nutshell, I look after all volunteering that happens within sport both here on campus but also within the local community. The thing I love about my role is how varied it …

#BUCSThisGirlCan Week | University Lacrosse Officer, Katie

The University of Nottingham Sport Engage programme has been designed to widen the sporting opportunities available to our students. The programme provides weekly sessions available in more than 25 different sports, some led by student volunteers and others with a coach. Katie Rowling is a third year economics student, represents #GreenandGold on the Lacrosse 4th team …

I tried four engage water sport tasters!

After playing lacrosse at university for two years I started my final year wanting to try something different. I used to swim, way back when, so I thought that maybe a water sport would be for me. The Engage programme means that everyone can try out a new sport, whether you have a gym membership …

University of Nottingham Sport – Volunteer of the Month (October)

University of Nottingham Sport’s Leadership Academy offers students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and make a real contribution to their local community. It may feel like term has just started, but UoN Leadership Academy’s volunteers having already been working hard. From training new volunteers with our outreach programme Laureus Sports for Good Programme …

5 Reasons why you should get involved with Engage Inclusive Sports Day 2018

Try new sports and meet the University clubs The Engage inclusive sports day will provide you with the opportunity to try a number of the eight sports and activities that we will be running as part of the day. The sports that you will be able to try on the day include: Trampoline Climbing Wheelchair …

Countdown to the 10th Anniversary of the Tri Campus Games is underway

The 2018 Tri Campus Games will celebrate its 10th Anniversary when the action gets underway in Nottingham on the 24th June. Each year the Tri Campus Games brings together students from the three University of Nottingham campuses (UK, China and Malaysia) to compete against each other in a range of up to 20 specialist sports …

What is bouldering? And the 3 reasons why you should give it go!

It’s true, rock climbing requires some technical knowledge. You need to know how to tie a variety of knots, as well as ways to manage ropes and get down from the top safely. You need to have gear, lot’s of gear!. This can put a lot of people off from getting involved in climbing and …

5 benefits of Swimming Crash Courses at David Ross Sports Village

Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for all ages and abilities. It’s never too late to gain the benefits from swimming and aside from being an enjoyable activity,  swimming burns calories, so helps you lose weight, feel happier and healthier. At our 25m eight-lane indoor pool at David Ross Sports Village we offer a number of crash …

10 Reasons to switch off your Netflix and hit the gym!

Everyone loves good Netflix series – I mean what better way is there to spend the time when it’s cold (or you should be revising) than with a cup of tea and your laptop on charge 24/7? Well University of Nottingham Sport think we have the answer – and it’s the gym. Yes really, stop …