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Work for Us | A catch up with a Student UoN Sport Ambassador

University of Nottingham sport are currently inviting applications for a range of ambassador roles to support our programmes during the 2020/2021 academic year. The paid part-time roles are ideal for students passionate about sport, staying active and who are looking for flexible roles to fit around their studies. We caught up with Alex Pitt, a …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Super Saturday Round-up

All hopes of a peaceful overnight stay in Sheffield for our 145 athletes were dashed, as Sheffield felt the full force of Storm Dennis. Despite the turbulent weather outside, the mood in the camp at breakfast was serene – focussed on the day of competition ahead. Super Saturday, as it has become affectionately known, is …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Friday Round-up

The Friday of BUCS Nationals is a special day for many, the start of a new adventure. Each year the University of Nottingham takes over 100 student athletes to Sheffield for 3-days of top-class sport. The athletes compete across 4 venues: English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, iceSheffield and the Works. With …

10 Top tips for Headliner Water Polo Spectators

With only 8 days until the Water Polo Headliner event, we thought we would provide you with some basic rules and expectations in the pool so you can be the best #GreenandGold spectators on 29th January. 1. The game starts with a swim-off Let’s set the scene – excited #GreenandGold spectators fall to silence around …

How to stay fit during the Christmas Period

We all know and love Christmas as a time for indulgence and relaxation. However, it is still important to keep moving during the festive season! Here are 8 ideas on how you can stay fit during this festive season: Go on a winter walk The dark and cold days leading up to Christmas can leave …

Coach by Colour | Your questions answered

What is Coach By Color®? Our top of the range Life Fitness IC7 bikes have 5 coloured working zones which ensure you are training at the right intensity meaning workouts are more effective and your results are achieved faster. Coach By Color® is simple, all you need to do is match the colour on your …

Headliner | UoN American Football come up just short in the game of inches

Some say that American Football is a game of inches, and if anything the Headliner at David Ross Sports Village this afternoon proved it. Elliot Harvey’s opening drive touchdown for University of Nottingham, and a resilient first half defensive display, were unfortunately not enough to prevent the University of Nottingham falling to defeat in a …

Student Sporting Stories | Kayla Kret

Student Athletes invest thousands of hours into their sports — training in the off-seasons combined with practices, games and travel during their seasons — so they can wear “Green and Gold” across their chest with pride. Sadly, this week we will be saying goodbye to a student who has, for the past 7 years embodied …

Memories of playing for the University – Jonathan Hill, Men’s Football 1st team captain 1982

When I went to Nottingham University in September 1982 I had just spent 9 months in Stuttgart, Germany working, learning German but most importantly playing football for ASV Botnang, scoring 30 goals for their first team, six in one game. When I went to the Nottingham Uni team trials I was told by the then …

#GreenandGold pre-season gets underway at the David Ross Sports Village

With pre-season now firmly underway we caught up with Head Coach Nick Tester to look ahead to the new season. Pre-season. The words which usually strike fear into the heart of an athlete as they anticipate the hard work and dedication required to prepare the body (and the mind), for the rigors of the season …