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UoN Discovery Day welcomes 100 primary school children to David Ross Sports Village

On Friday 30th November, 100 primary school children descended on the David Ross Sports Village for the first Discovery Day of the academic year. In partnership with Widening Participation, Discovery Days aim to inspire primary school children about university while also trying new sports activities and learning about healthy lifestyles. Students from University of Nottingham …

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 …

UoN Sport Scholar in Focus – Emily Hollingworth

Wednesday 7th November will see the University of Nottingham Netball 1s face Nottingham Trent 1s in a BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for the league title and ultimately promotion into the BUCS Northern Premier League. The game is set to featureUoN Netball Scholar, Emily Hollingworth, who has recently signed for Loughborough Lighting since …

European Universities Games Coimbra 2018 Competitor Blog – Lucy Gillbanks

The European Universities Games  2018 – EUSA Games (EUG) is well underway in Coimbra, Portugal. University of Nottingham is represented at the games by  21 athletes and 4 coaches across Table Tennis, Badminton and Rowing. Over the course of the games UoN athletes will be posting their experiences of the games in a number of blogs. …

Tri Campus Games | Day 2 & Feature Matches

There was no let-up in the brilliant weather as Day 2 of the Tri Campus Games got underway in glorious sunshine at Jubilee Sport Centre. With Malaysia leading the games after the first day’s action, all eyes were on the early results of the day  with many expecting the Malays to extend their lead. However, …

Countdown to the 10th Anniversary of the Tri Campus Games is underway

The 2018 Tri Campus Games will celebrate its 10th Anniversary when the action gets underway in Nottingham on the 24th June. Each year the Tri Campus Games brings together students from the three University of Nottingham campuses (UK, China and Malaysia) to compete against each other in a range of up to 20 specialist sports …

Varsity Round Up 2018: Green and Gold Win Varsity Series 11-9

After almost a month of intense competition, this year’s Varsity Series came to its conclusion last Sunday as University of Nottingham came out on top winning the series 11-9 and retaining the Notts Varsity title. Here is around up of all the scores from the Series:  2017 Varsity Series Results –  Final score: UoN 12 …

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 …

Hockey Heroics as the Ladies team book a place in the BUCS Championship Final

It was 3pm at Portland when the Women’s Hockey team packed their bags and boarded the team coach carrying the hopes and aspirations of playing at a home BUCS Championship final in Nottingham at Beeston Hockey club in a week’s time. The squad, followed by a travelling group of University of Nottingham supporters, set off …

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 …