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Reasons to get involved with Sport at University of Nottingham

At the University of Nottingham Sport we pride ourselves on providing physical activity to any student whatever your sporting ability! Sport at the University of Nottingham may seem daunting as we do have elite athletes working with us but we also have the best participation programme in the country!   Meet new people with similar …

The #GreenandGold Dictionary

We are assuming it is starting to sink in that you are going to live at the University of Nottingham, after getting your grades and celebrating (most important first). To help you settle into Nottingham we have created a #GreenandGold dictionary filled with acronyms/abbreviations you’ve never heard of so it doesn’t feel like university speaks …

BUCS Sportswoman of the year is University of Nottingham’s Hayley Mills

Track-star Hayley Mills has been recognised as the 2019 Sportswomen of the year at the coveted BUCS Awards in Bristol. Hayley Mills joined the University of Nottingham in 2016 to study a PhD in Mathematics. Although she had a strong pedigree in athletics, as a previous European Junior Champion over 200m in 2007 and a …

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 …

Student Volunteer Aymun Khan Wins National award at BUCS Awards 2019

BUCS Student Volunteer of the Year – Aymun Khan University of Nottingham student, Aymun Khan, has received a national award for his contribution to volunteering at the BUCS Awards 2019 in Bristol. Aymun, who is in his final year truly is Mr Disability Sport, In the last year alone – his busiest for academic commitments …

University of Nottingham sail through to the European Universities Badminton Championship final

University of Nottingham are a game away from being crowned European Universities Badminton Champions 2019. The team have fought their way to the finals after a tough draw which saw them matched up against  University of Strasbourg, the team which sent them crashing out of the same tournament 12 months ago in Coimbra. Against a …

European Youth Para-Games 2019 | Meet the UoN Sport volunteers

As part of a volunteering partnership, the University of Nottingham Sport department is sending five student volunteers to Finland to support the European Paralympic Youth Games (EPYG 2019) 25th – 30th June. EPYG 2019 will be hosted at the Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center is set to be the largest EPYG in history, with …

Women’s High Performance Centre | Meet the Coach | Becky Langley

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University joined forces back in 2017 to joint-deliver a Women’s High Performance Football Centre. The initiative, is committed to doubling participation and fan numbers of the women’s game by 2020, and Nottingham based hub is one of eight High Performance Football Centres based at Universities across the country. Importantly, …

Heads Up | It’s time to discuss concussion in sport

Following the incident this week at White Hart lane which saw Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sustain a serious head injury in the Champions League Semi-Final, it is a good time to talk about concussions. We spoke to University of Nottingham Sport Physiotheraspist, Desi Gillespie, for her insight into the protocol of assessment and to learn …

BUCS Big Wednesday | UoN Netball add BUCS Trophy to their 2019 league title

Today the University of Nottingham Netball 1s faced Birmingham 2s in the final of the BUCS Trophy. The Netball 1s have had an extremely successful season this year. Winning the BUCS Midland’s 1A League Title having only lost one game all season, they will now face Leeds University in a battle for promotion into the …