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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 …

Five Golds, six Silvers: big wins at BUCS Big Wednesday

University of Nottingham Sport finished the 2015/6 BUCS season in phenomenal style in Sheffield by winning five of their final day matches at the BUCS Big Wednesday event! On Wednesday 16 march, five of our Championship and six of our Trophy teams travelled to Sheffield for the 2016 BUCS Big Wednesday event. We were in good …

Eight sports, three campuses, one university

One hundred and eighty student athletes are set to compete in an international sporting event at The University of Nottingham this month. A unique event within the higher education sporting calendar, The Tri Campus Games brings together students from the University’s three international campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. The Games, which are being …

BUCS round-up 18 March 2015

There may have only been 14 games this week, but there was plenty to cheer about for University of Nottingham Sport – five Conference Cup final matches, five wins and five new pieces of silverware for the University’s trophy cabinet! Women’s Badminton 3rd were in action first, with a 4-4 draw against league leaders Northampton …

BUCS round-up 11 March 2015

Yesterday saw action in the semi-finals of the Championship and Trophy Cups for the University, with a range of outstanding results and an overall return of 22 wins at 52%. It was a day to remember for Table Tennis in the Championship Cup as the Men’s and Women’s 1st teams progressed to the final. The …

BUCS Nationals – more news from the weekend

This year’s BUCS Nationals event was held in Sheffield and attracted more than 6,000 students from across the country. The University of Nottingham had a particularly successful and entertaining weekend, fielding several teams in a number of different competitions. Here is a summary of the action: Trampoline UoN had fantastic success in terms of involvement …

BUCS round-up 25 February 2015

The fixture list comprised both league and cup action this week, and our teams built upon their recent good form with the exact same return as last Wednesday: 26 wins and 5 draws at a rate of 51%. The Men’s Football 2nd XI have been outstanding all season and continued their run of victories by …

University of Nottingham Sport strike gold at BUCS Nationals

Event roundup by Sophie Thomas Between Friday 20 and Sunday 22 February 2015, over 150 University of Nottingham students descended on Sheffield to take part in the British Universities Colleges and Schools (BUCS) Nationals, one of the biggest events of the entire championship season. Three Gold medals were won among the nine different sports represented at the …

BUCS round-up 18 February 2015

Knockout competition was at the forefront of the action this Wednesday, and a number of teams sailed through to the quarter-finals and semi-finals. Overall, the Green and Gold recorded 26 wins at a rate of 51%. The Hockey club returned a raft of wins this week, and the Men’s 1st XI got the ball rolling …

BUCS round-up 11 February 2015

In terms of fixtures, Week 13 was the second busiest this season, and the 35 wins and 2 draws produced an ever-increasing win rate of 49%. With the end of the season drawing closer, there was a huge amount at stake as teams battled it out at both ends of their respective tables. The Table …