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Work for Us | A catch up with a Student UoN Sport Ambassador

University of Nottingham sport are currently inviting applications for a range of ambassador roles to support our programmes during the 2020/2021 academic year. The paid part-time roles are ideal for students passionate about sport, staying active and who are looking for flexible roles to fit around their studies. We caught up with Alex Pitt, a …

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 …

Guest Blogger | Girl’s Night In Preview

Hi all, it’s Alex!  I would firstly like to introduce myself, I am the new Social Media Ambassador for Engage so I am sure you will all be hearing from me a lot over the next academic year via loads of different social media platforms, I am super excited to get to know you all …

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 …

Tri Campus Games 2019 | Day 5 and Closing Ceremony

On the final day of the Tri Campus Games 2019, there were 6 fixtures left and it was all to play for. With some sports finished, athletes took the opportunity to watch and support others and with the knowledge that the remaining games could change everything; there was a real atmosphere to be felt. The …

BUCS Nationals 2019 | Sunday Roundup | Record Championship for University of Nottingham

The 2019 BUCS Nationals championships will go down as the most successful individual championships in University of Nottingham history with 20 medals, including 8 golds. Following 3 days of action, across 7 sports and with 148 University of Nottingham students competing it is remarkable to see how far everyone has pushed themselves. There have been …

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 …