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University of Nottingham Sport – Volunteer of the Month (April)

University of Nottingham Sport’s Leadership Academy offers students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and make a real contribution to their local community. With more than 120 students now part of the Academy, the programme continues to grow with the addition of exciting new opportunities planned for the summer term. Our Volunteer of the …

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 …

What is bouldering? And the 3 reasons why you should give it go!

It’s true, rock climbing requires some technical knowledge. You need to know how to tie a variety of knots, as well as ways to manage ropes and get down from the top safely. You need to have gear, lot’s of gear!. This can put a lot of people off from getting involved in climbing and …

Varsity Series 2018 Preview: Netball

The University of Nottingham Netball 1s are aiming to cap off their incredibly successful BUCS season with a 2018 Varsity Series Victory against Nottingham Trent University this Sunday 13th May at the David Ross Sports Village, the match will start at 11:00. The UoN Netball 1s were crowned BUCS Midlands 1A league champions after winning …

Varsity Series 2018 Preview: Futsal

This Sunday 13th May marks the end of the 2018 Nottingham Varsity Series, the last event on the schedule is Futsal and it is one that is not to be missed! The 2018 Varsity Futsal event will be held at the David Ross Sports Village and will kick off with the Women’s Futsal at 17:00 …

Premier Squash League Semi-Final | University of Nottingham narrowly miss out on chance to defend their PSL Title

Premier Squash League – University of Nottingham vs Luxfords St. George’s Hill University of Nottingham headed into this Premier Squash League semi-final as favourites following a fantastic regular season which saw them feel defeat only once in the last home match of the season against Warwick. Their opponents, Luxfords St George’s Hill, had a similarly …

Varsity Series 2018 Preview: Lacrosse

Next up in the 2018 Varsity Series is the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse. The event will be held at Lady Bay on the 9th May. The women are up first at 14:00 with the men’s fixture following at 16:00. The Lacrosse Varsity is always an exciting and fiercely competitive encounter and this year’s fixture will …

Varsity Series 2018 Preview: American Football

Having just been awarded the University of Nottingham Sport ‘Team of the Year 2017/2018’ the UoN American Football team will be desperate to end what has perhaps been their most successful season to date, with a Varsity Series win against NTU. The 2018 Varsity Series American Football will be held at Lady Bay at 6:30pm …

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 …

BUCS Big Wednesday – the volunteer experience

Last month, the University of Nottingham hosted BUCS Big Wednesday – the largest team sport event in the University sport calendar. Over 90 volunteers from the University of Nottingham were recruited to support the event, from liaising with teams to officiating matches. Leadership Academy ambassador Becky Beard was one of the many University of Nottingham …