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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 …

Ten things you DON’T need for a triathlon (promise)

Thinking about giving triathlon a go but not sure if an all-in-one is for you? Fancy a challenge, but your bike has seen better days? Love the idea but worried about the costs of getting all the kit? With the popular Notts Triathlon back on University Park campus on 2 April 2017, the organisers from …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Sunday Review

The medals kept rolling in for the University of Nottingham on the final day of the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield with hundreds of our students representing the green and gold throughout the weekend in athletics, badminton, judo, karate, swimming, fencing and trampolining. There were six podium finishes for the …

Guest blog: UoN Lifesaving Club maintain strong 3rd in BULSCA league

Guest blogger: Alex Collard, Club coach for the UoN Lifesaving Club UoN Lifesaving Club’s BULSCA Competition For those of you who still react incredulously when informed that Lifesaving is an actual sport, and a rather popular one at that, you may further be surprised to learn that 22 teams came up to our humble multi-million-pound …

Guest blog: UoN Polo take gold at Winter Nationals

Guest blogger: Lucy Cox, Publicity Officer for UoN Polo Club UoN Polo: NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 2017 Every year, UoN Polo heads over to Rugby Polo Club to compete at the SUPA (Schools and Universities Polo Association) Winter Arena National Championships. As there is no BUCS polo, we compete under SUPA tournaments against every other university polo …

Girls Night In…one of the most successful nights of 2016 (and it’s back!)

With the 2017 Girls Night In event just around the corner we spoke with the Engage coordinators to find out about last year’s event and to hear some of the feedback they received. It’s time for us to get Girls Night In 2017 in the diary and whilst planning and organising this term’s event, we …

FA Girls’ Football week hits University of Nottingham

The start of October saw the re-launch of the FA’s Girls’ Football week with over 70 players from total beginners to Notts County Ladies superstars hitting the new David Ross Sports Village 3G pitch. With more than 100,000 players involved nationally, the University of Nottingham hosted their own girl’s football night taking the opportunity to launch their …

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 …

Things are hotting up in Malaysia

Chris Morris one of Team UK’s volleyball players gives us his commentary of Tri Campus Games 2016, so far. Day 3 in the jungle… and the contestants are starting to feel the full effects of Malaysia’s heat and humidity. It was our hottest day yet with temperatures reaching highs of 39 degrees celsius and every …

Kicking off Tri Campus Games in style

Written by Will Stanley from Team UK, Football team Having now settled into Malaysia with the other athletes there is one thing that definitely comes to all our minds – it’s well hot, maybe too hot. The Malaysian weather does not mess around, even the rain here tries to batter you. Despite this, I have …