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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 …

10 Reasons to switch off your Netflix and hit the gym!

Everyone loves good Netflix series – I mean what better way is there to spend the time when it’s cold (or you should be revising) than with a cup of tea and your laptop on charge 24/7? Well University of Nottingham Sport think we have the answer – and it’s the gym. Yes really, stop …

Team of the Week: Ladies Hockey 1st

By Cara McIsaac-Hall  Throughout the 2017-18 season, we’ll be profiling our Team of the Week, recognising a University of Nottingham Sport team who have achieved a stand-out result in this week’s fixture list. First up are Ladies Hockey 1st who posted a resounding 4-1 home win against Loughborough 1st, last year’s Championship final runners up. …

Top 10 Sporting Activities in Nottingham

Here in Nottingham we are lucky to have a vast range of sporting activities and facilitates around. One of our current students Daniel Hudson has  listed some of the top things to get involved in during your time in Nottingham, keep reading to find out more! David Ross Sports Village Our brand new £40 million …

Blog: Get to know our Tri Campus Games Ultimate team

In the latest blog from Ningbo, the UK Ultimate team tell us more about their sport and their Tri Campus Games experience. Tell us a little a bit about your sport… Ultimate Frisbee is probably the least well-known sport at the Tri Campus Games, so it’s great to have been given the opportunity to represent …

Blog: Tri Campus Games teams head out for cultural day

With two days of fierce competition completed, the 2017 Tri Campus Games schedule allowed for a short break in play and the chance to visit some of China’s best cultural sites. In our blog, the Team UK Women’s Football team tell us about their experience so far: So far the we’ve really enjoyed the games. …

Blog: Fixtures get underway at the 2017 Tri Campus Games

This week, 120 students from all three of the University of Nottingham international campuses have come together for the annual Tri Campus Games. A sports competition featuring eight different discplines, the event theme is ‘Friendship through Sport’ and includes an opening and closing ceremony as well as cultural visits. Hosted in 2017 at our Ningbo …

Get involved with Welfare in Sport

Welfare in Sport was established as a Student Union campaign group at the start of this academic year. The aim of the group has been to work with sports clubs to raise their awareness of mental health illness and support them in developing more inclusive environments for students. Matt Wildman who is the Chair for the group – has …

BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Squash

The final countdown is on to #BUCSBigWednesday, and as the teams prepare for what promises to be an exhilarating two days in Bath, we spoke to the squash team to see how they’re feeling, as three of their teams get ready to fight it out for the women’s BUCS trophy as well as the men’s and …