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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 …

Hockey Heroics as the Ladies team book a place in the BUCS Championship Final

It was 3pm at Portland when the Women’s Hockey team packed their bags and boarded the team coach carrying the hopes and aspirations of playing at a home BUCS Championship final in Nottingham at Beeston Hockey club in a week’s time. The squad, followed by a travelling group of University of Nottingham supporters, set off …

Match in Focus | Men’s Squash beat Birmingham 3-2 to book their place at BUCS Big Wednesday

University of Nottingham went into this Men’s Squash BUCS Championship Semi-final as narrow favourites and knew they would have their work cut out if they wanted to secure home advantage at BUCS Big Wednesday in 2 weeks’ time. During the regular season, UoN finished just above Birmingham having won at their last two encounters, albeit …

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 …

Performance Men’s Football receive England youth team training session

Last Friday, University of Nottingham Men’s Football team received a defensive coaching session from England “out of possession” coach Andy Edwards. A former first team manager at Leyton Orient, Edwards currently works with the England U18-23 age groups, whilst advising Gareth Southgate on defensive strategies and the development of young talent for the full national …

From novices to European Champions in three years…

This summer saw gold medal success for our University of Nottingham Boat Club, with students Jessica Eastwood, Eleanor Ball, Amber Hickson and Freya George powering across the water in the Women’s 4 at the European University Games held in Croatia. Three of the team had never even tried sweep rowing before coming to Nottingham and learning …

Tri Campus Games 2016: the results are in…

By Hannah Webber Back in early June, 180 students from Nottingham, China and Malaysia  came together under the heat of the Malaysian sun to compete over four days and eight sports for the Tri Campus crown. A few weeks down the line and all of the University of Nottingham students have had time to digest …

UoN win record fifth straight Varsity series

By Sebastian Chmielinski The University of Nottingham claimed bragging rights for the fifth year in a row after beating Nottingham Trent University 13-8 in the 2016 Varsity Series. Having first begun in 2003, the Series is the most hotly anticipated sporting event every year, and 2016 did not disappoint. With more sell-out crowds, international stadiums, …

Jumpstart your summer at the GO TRI Aquathlon!

By Sebastian Chmielinski The Triathlon Club are back with their third Go TRI event of the year, this time an Aquathlon! Suitable for any level of fitness and enthusiasm, the course will consist of a 200m swim followed by a 3km run around University Park campus. The event is specifically designed for first timers, and …