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Kirsty McKeown

Kirsty McKeown

Off Campus Student Affairs Assistant, University Park

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Hello from Notts Fire and Rescue Service

Today we have a guest blog  from Guninder Nagi, a Risk Reduction Officer working in Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Community Safety Team: Stay safe and enjoy life! Are you at risk from fire? Partying, smoking and drinking may all be part of the student lifestyle for some, but could be putting you at higher risk of fire. …

Welcome to Kegworth!

Each year a number of University of Nottingham students choose to live in Kegworth. It’s a beautiful village with plenty to do so we have chosen to tell you a little more about it in our latest blog. We hope you will visit soon to experience it for yourself. Loads to do in Kegworth Kegworth is …

“Ey up mi Ducks”….hello and welcome to Nottingham!

We are very pleased to share our second guest blog of the year with you, from Jo Cox Brown  of the Malt Cross and Street Pastors: “Ey up mi Ducks” translates as “Hello, Welcome to Nottingham, Students” and is a term of endearment you will hear a lot from locals like me! We love that you have chosen …

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Nottingham City Transport and the 4.3 metre SU President Ismail Sadurdeen!

Welcome to our first guest blog of the term, from Anthony at Nottingham City Transport: Nottingham’s students play an integral part in the makeup of the city and form a significant chunk of the customers using Nottingham City Transport’s vast network of bus routes on an annual basis. Through close partnership with The University of Nottingham …

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Moving in, moving on 2016. Advice, information, giveaways, snacks plus your chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher!

Moving in, moving on (MIMO) is returning this year! MIMO is an annual event designed specifically to give information and advice to help any students who are living off campus. This year’s event will be held on Thursday 6th October 12pm- 3pm in Portland Atrium. A number of partners from both Nottingham and Broxtowe will …

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Welcome to your new home and community!

Welcome back to Nottingham! Now that Autumn term is just around the corner, we know that many returning students will be in the process of moving back to Nottingham. Read on if you are making that unforgettable step of moving out of halls into your first student house and becoming part of the local community…. To welcome you back …

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Whether you are graduating from the University of Nottingham or just packing up ready to depart for the summer we have put together some key messages to help you ensure that this end of summer term is a good one. Clearing Out- hopefully you have already seen the information about our end of term waste campaign ‘Don’t …

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Student Photography Competition with Nottingham In Bloom!

The Summer round of the Nottingham In Bloom Student Photography Competition is now open for entries.  Caroline Elmhirst and Julie Walker have written a guest blog to describe the Nottingham In Bloom campaign and to officially open the competition for Summer term entries. Nottingham In Bloom The Nottingham in Bloom campaign is a city-wide partnership led by …

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Save Money AND Do Your Bit for the Environment!

Greatly impressed by the work that goes on in the buildings and grounds on campus to increase our sustainability, we wanted to share some tips with students living off campus.  Considering the environment can lead to personal rewards – being energy efficient at home will reduce your energy bills and your carbon footprint, as well as making you …

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So many different reasons to love Beeston!

Each year a number of University of Nottingham students chose to live in Beeston, either at Broadgate Park or in private housing.  We wanted to shine the spotlight on this lovely town in our latest blog to tell you some of the many reasons why. Beeston is a lovely bustling market town situated just beyond the West Entrance …

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