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International Family Link: A Pantomime

We are delighted to once again welcome participants in the International Office’s International Family Link scheme to the Off Campus blog to share their experiences of the scheme. Today we hear from Yishu Wang (Elsa) and Trevor Wright, her host: I have really enjoyed getting to know my hosts, Mr and Mrs Wright. They are really …

International Family Link: Festive Traditions

Today we’re delighted to feature a guest post from International Family Link participants, host Karen Eveson and student Manyi. International Family Link Host, Karen Eveson met with her international students Manyi and Yared over the Christmas vacation.  They all visited a local garden centre and enjoyed looking at the many different Christmas decorations and festive …

Quieter Nights In Lenton

Do you live in Lenton? Have you spotted the new signs which have been put up on lampposts around the area? Designed by local schoolchildren from Edna G Olds Primary School, the signs are designed to remind people living in the Lenton area to be respectful of their neighbours by keeping quiet at night. The …

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What’s On: January and February 2015

We’ve gathered together some exciting goings on over the next few weeks – the perfect set of post-exam pick me ups! Event: The Gardens Come To Town Date: Throughout January Location: Floor 1 Exhibition Area, Nottingham Central Library Information: An installation of photographs taken at St Anns Allotments by international photographer Rankin is complemented by a range of events …

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New Year’s Resolutions

A very happy new year from all of us here in the Off Campus team. Have you made any new year’s resolutions for 2015? We find they can be difficult to keep – especially once the festive lull is over and life reaches full-speed again as January plows on. In the face of essays to …

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The Best of the Blog: 2014

2014 has been a bumper year for the Off Campus blog – with new campaigns, guest writers and lots of news, there’s been no shortage of things to share. As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d gather together some of our highlights from the last year in a festive cornucopia of off …

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Season’s Greetings

As we draw to the end of our first term of the academic year, we’d like to wish everyone a very pleasant winter break. Take a peek at our Festive Tips Tree for some handy end-of-term security and safety advice for students living off campus.  

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What’s On? December 2014

December is upon us and it’s finally socially acceptable to play Christmas music and spend as much time as possible dressed in jumpers bedecked in reindeer, snowmen and Santa. There’s plenty of fun, festive and otherwise, to be had in Nottingham over the next few weeks to end 2014 on a high. Event: A Very …

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In The Hotseat: Rachel Van Krimpen

Today we have our second instalment in our In The Hotseat series, and we have the person behind this blog, Rachel Van Krimpen, stepping up to tell us more about her role. Tell us a little bit about your job and how you work with students:  I work as Off Campus Affairs Assistant here at the …

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National Community Conference 2014

The Off Campus Student Affairs team here at the University of Nottingham have been lucky enough to spend the last couple of days up in Manchester at the 2014 National Community Conference, and we wanted to share some of what we heard about and talked about with our blog readers. The conference was the second …

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