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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 …

University of Nottingham Inaugural Cricket Festival

After the rain-induced cancellation earlier in the summer, it was with relief that 21st August dawned bright and sunny, ready for the Inaugural University 8v8 Cricket Festival. The teams arrived from all areas of the University: Sutton Bonington Tigers, Business School Blockers, East Midlands Conference Centre and Humanities. The players were equally diverse: male and …

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 …