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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 …

The Headliner | Final Thoughts

We are less than 24 hours till the first centre pass of The Headliner where the University of Nottingham Netball 1st Team will compete against our varsity rivals Nottingham Trent 1stteam, in a competitive BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for top of the league and a promotion into the premier league. Spectators are getting …

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. …