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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 …

University of Nottingham Sports Clubs collectively raise over £10,000 during club Charity Month

University of Nottingham Sports Clubs have clubbed together to raise over £10,000 during the month of November across a number of chosen clubs charities including CBTRC, Movember, Crisis and CALM. University of Nottingham Students’ Union and University of Nottingham Sport partnered with the University of Nottingham’s Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) as our Official …

UoN Sport Scholar in Focus – Emily Hollingworth

Wednesday 7th November will see the University of Nottingham Netball 1s face Nottingham Trent 1s in a BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for the league title and ultimately promotion into the BUCS Northern Premier League. The game is set to featureUoN Netball Scholar, Emily Hollingworth, who has recently signed for Loughborough Lighting since …

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 …

University of Nottingham announced as BUCS Squash Individuals Championship host for 2018 and 2019

The University of Nottingham are proud to announce that the BUCS Individual Squash Championships will be returning to Nottingham for 2018 and 2019 after winning the right to host the Championships. The championships will last 3 days and will be hosted across the World Class facilities at David Ross Sports Village and Nottingham Squash Rackets …

European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 Competitor Blog – Lucy Gillbanks

The European Universities Games  2018 – EUSA Games (EUG) is well underway in Coimbra, Portugal. University of Nottingham is represented at the games by  21 athletes and 4 coaches across Table Tennis, Badminton and Rowing. Over the course of the games UoN athletes will be posting their experiences of the games in a number of blogs. …

European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 Competitor Blog – James Youle

The European Universities Games  2018 – EUSA Games (EUG) is underway in Coimbra, Portugal. University of Nottingham is represented at the game by  21 athletes and 4 coaches across Table Tennis, Badminton and Rowing. Over the course of the games UoN athletes will be leaving their experiences of the games in a number of blogs. First …

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 …

BUCS Big Wednesday : UoN strike Table Tennis Gold in the BUCS Championship Final

The last BUCS Big Wednesday Championship match of the day saw UoN Men’s Table Tennis 1s face UCL at 7pm in David Ross Sports Village salle. University of Nottingham entered this match as clear favourites and set out to win a fourth gold medal in a row after  a convincing victories in 2017 in Bath …