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Get Active during Disability December

The University Sports Department supports all disabled students and staff in accessing sport, getting active and maintaining a good level of wellbeing. Through the work of our Disability Sport Officer, the wider UoN Sport team, volunteers and student clubs, we are striving to deliver an inclusive offer which will best meets the needs of disabled …

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 …

Girls Night In- an evening of fun, fitness and freebies!

Last Sunday, Girls Night In was finally back and better than ever! The sounds of music and chatter could be heard from 7pm as the night kicked off and 368 girls descended upon David Ross Sports Village, where they took over 170 Photo Booth pictures with 12 different wacky inflatables. Among these girls were 10 …

#BUCSThisGirlCan Week | University Lacrosse Officer, Katie

The University of Nottingham Sport Engage programme has been designed to widen the sporting opportunities available to our students. The programme provides weekly sessions available in more than 25 different sports, some led by student volunteers and others with a coach. Katie Rowling is a third year economics student, represents #GreenandGold on the Lacrosse 4th team …

Ankle Sprain Explained by University of Nottingham Sport Sports Injury Clinic

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is when ligaments become overstretched or damaged leading to pain, swelling and instability. What is the cause?  Sudden inward and downward movement of the foot. Usually when changing direction quickly whilst playing sport e.g. football, basketball and tennis. What are the symptoms? Swelling Bruising Pain Heat Short …

University of Nottingham Sports Clubs collectively raise over £10,000 during club Charity Month

University of Nottingham Sports Clubs have clubbed together to raise over £10,000 during the month of November across a number of chosen clubs charities including CBTRC, Movember, Crisis and CALM. University of Nottingham Students’ Union and University of Nottingham Sport partnered with the University of Nottingham’s Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) as our Official …

Top Tips if you are attending Girls Night In!

What to wear? Wear what you think is appropriate but feel confident in. Whether you’re a leggings girl or a tack suit bottom girl the most important thing is you can move in what you are wearing so it is appropriate for participating in exercise. Sensible shoes are important too, trainers are recommended but if …

The Headliner | Final Thoughts

We are less than 24 hours till the first centre pass of The Headliner where the University of Nottingham Netball 1st Team will compete against our varsity rivals Nottingham Trent 1stteam, in a competitive BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for top of the league and a promotion into the premier league. Spectators are getting …

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 …

I tried four engage water sport tasters!

After playing lacrosse at university for two years I started my final year wanting to try something different. I used to swim, way back when, so I thought that maybe a water sport would be for me. The Engage programme means that everyone can try out a new sport, whether you have a gym membership …