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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 …

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, …

Tri Campus Games | Melaka visit & Day 4 Matches

Following a breathless day of action it was time for a break and students from UK, China and Malaysia headed to the historic town of Melaka, about an hour from NUMC. The town is full of history, from the last remaining part of the Portuguese  fort that once stood there to the maze of  red …

Tri Campus Games 2019 | Day 2 Results

Thin cloud brought a slight let-up from the beating sun for day 2 of the Tri Campus Games, but the temperature was nonetheless scorching at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia. With results falling for all three campuses on day 1, it was all to play for and all teams came out fighting. The first points …

Tri Campus Games 2019 | Opening Ceremony & Day 1

The 11th Anniversary of the Tri Campus Games officially got underway today following the opening ceremony on Tuesday evening at University of Nottingham, Malaysia . 180 athletes representing University of Nottingham’s three international campuses (Team UK, Team China and Team Malaysia) sat together to listen to an opening address from Patrick Joseph, Director of Academic …

Six Reasons to Jump in the Pool and Go Swimming

It’s a full-body workout Forget balancing, chest and leg days around your busy schedule. Swimming is the perfect exercise for toning, as it works all your muscles, in one go, strengthening your arms, legs and core.   It is low impact and gentle on your joints Swimming is low impact on your joints, this makes …

Sports University of the Year 2019 | World Class Sporting Facilities

Back in September 2018, the University of Nottingham was proud to be awarded both International and Sports University of the Year for 2019 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide of the Year. In this series of written pieces, we will seek to focus on the different areas of our sporting offer that …