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8 Simple ways to get the most out of your UoN Sports and Fitness Membership

With the launch of our Early Bird membership, we want to make sure that you are making the best use of your membership, for your needs. Therefore we provided 8 simple ways to get the most out of your UoN Sport and Fitness Membership. Are you exhausted from a long day in the library and …

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 …

Sports Injury Clinic | University of Nottingham helping runners avoid injury ahead of London Marathon

With less than a week to go until the Virgin London Marathon on 22nd April, many runners an fundraisers will be coming to the end of a lengthy training programme to get in shape for the gruelling race ahead. The team of experts at the Sports Injury Clinic in David Ross Sports Village are well …

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 …

UoN Sport staff host football fundraiser

University of Nottingham Sport staff have laced up their boots and challenged fellow University staff football teams to raise money for a local Air Ambulance Trust charity. The staff football team will play a series of friendly fixtures against local rivals, with the latest against De Montfort, all with the aim of raising vital funds towards …

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. …

NTEC secure staff football title at last minute!

By Felix Llanwarne: Engage Ambassador This summer UoN Sport once again welcomed staff from across all campuses for our popular staff summer football league as well as rivals from across the city at Nottingham Trent! Blessed with beautiful weather each week, seven teams battled it out across 11 weeks for the coveted league title as …

Staff relive childhood memories in the Staff Sports Day 2016

Although summer is technically here and we have days of glorious sunshine in recent memory, the Staff Sports Day 2016 was not blessed to experience such weather, rather, it was a day that reflected the mourning mood of the country just two days after leaving Europe for the second time this month; dark and rainy. …