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BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Table Tennis

This week sees the culmination of this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) leagues in the team Championship finals aka #BigBUCSWednesday – and we have more teams than ever fighting it out to be crowned BUCS champion! The finals, which will be taking place at the University of Bath on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Saturday Review

After a resolute start to the weekend’s matches, races and encounters on Friday in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships – the University of Nottingham continued the momentum on Saturday with hundreds of our students competing across eight different sports on the second day the UK-wide higher education sporting competition. Medal ceremonies …

The Tri Campus Games are back and bigger than ever

By Ellie Hill, Team UK Volleyball player & flag bearer Who would have thought that after playing Football since I was six years old, I would be jetting off to the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus, to play… wait for it… Volleyball! That’s right, Team UK are in Malaysia competing against Team China and Team Malaysia …

BDLA Student Sports Leader of the Year nomination – Emily Watts

Leadership is one of the key elements that creates a successful sports team. British Colleges University Sports (BUCS) in partnership with Deloitte established the BDLA (BUCS Deloitte Leadership Academy) in 2013, in order to inspire and develop those essential leadership skills of students involved in sport at university. Since its launch three years ago, over 650 students have been through the academy, …

British Sports Brand PlayerLayer appointed as Official Supplier to University of Nottingham Sport

University of Nottingham Sport have appointed Nottingham-based sports brand PlayerLayer as their new kit supplier. The new teamwear and leisure ranges will be worn by students and staff from the beginning of the 2016 academic year.

Dreaming big for BUCS Big Wednesday

Wednesday 16 March 2016 is BUCS Big Wednesday, a day that sees the finals of the Championship and Trophy competitions. 10 of our teams will be making the short journey to Sheffield to take on the top teams from across the UK. Competing in the Championships finals we have: Table Tennis Men’s 2nd, Table Tennis …

22 hours coached in two days, was it worth it?

University of Nottingham Table Tennis Coach, Gavin Evans, reflects on the BUCS Table Tennis Championships held at the University of Nottingham Sports Centre over the weekend of the 20 and 21 February 2016. 

BUCS Nationals 2016: Sunday round-up

That’s a wrap for us at the 2016 BUCS Nationals! Over 12,000 athletes entered into this year’s Nationals so Sunday’s finals were not just about winning but about celebrating the amazing achievements of all of our athletes. As they now head back to Nottingham, with their medals, new personal bests and once in a life time’s experiences, we look …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Saturday round-up

What a day! Day two of the 2016 BUCS Nationals saw some incredible victories and some nail biting close finishes you’d have to see to believe. With the competitions in full swing across Sheffield, there was something for everyone! Read on to see all of Saturday’s highlights. Judo The day started bright and early at 9.30am at All …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Friday round-up

Friday 19 February saw 100s of UoN athletes travel to Sheffield to compete in the 2016 BUCS Nationals. After a chilly start to the day (around 1 degree) temperatures soon rose as our students started their journey’s towards BUCS gold!  Friday was slated to be the quietest day of the weekend with only indoor athletics, fencing, swimming …