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Alumni Spotlight: Annie Panter

The University of Nottingham alumni community stands at over 280,000 worldwide. For some, their time at Nottingham was a careful balancing act – juggling their studies and student life with competing on the world stage. This week, we caught up with Olympian and former UoN Sports Scholar, Annie Panter (Mathematics & Economics BSc, 2009), Managing …

Meet our Disability Sport Officer : Hannah Webber

At the University of Nottingham Sport, we believe sport is for everyone. We work alongside the Student Union and Disability Support team to ensure that there are accessible sporting opportunities for all students at the University. We also have our own dedicated Disability Sport Officer, Hannah Webber, who can support you. Read more as we …

Meet Our Sports Officer: Josie Jessop

Each year the University of Nottingham Student Union elects an individual to represent and positively impact student sport at Nottingham. Josie Jessop was successfully elected, we caught up with Josie to find out what she is most looking forward to:  “Hello, I’m Josie and I’m Sports Officer this academic year!” What inspired you to run …

Alumni Spotlight: Sabrina Barr

The University of Nottingham alumni community stands at over 280,000 worldwide; many of whom were involved in sport during their time at Nottingham and their experiences have had lasting a impact on their careers and personal lives. This week, we caught up with alumna, Sabrina Barr (History of Art & English, 2015), Lifestyle Writer at …

A tasty way of life, with 5 healthy snack recipes

With many recommended diets, advisors giving their opinion and controversial information surrounding what healthy eating really is-  healthy eating can seem like a minefield. It is not surprising that most of us will struggle to achieve our goal. The reason for this is we are all unique and we all require different types and amounts …

8 learnings from the 8-week Shreddy challenge

The University of Nottingham Sport partnered with Fit Tech Brand, Shreddy in support of the female activation programmes for students in February 2020. Ambassador Alex Pitt, works to promote our female activation programmes such as Girls Night In and Empower. She joined the Shreddy community in December 2019, after the partnership between her programmes and …

Alumni Spotlight: Yolanda King

The University of Nottingham alumni community stands at over 280,000 worldwide. For many, sport defined their university experience and has had a lasting impact on their careers and personal lives. In our latest alumni blog, we hear from former sports scholar, Yolanda King (Geography BA Hons, 2016 & Criminology MA, 2018), University Partnership Executive at …

Make yourself familiar with the Foam Roller

The lockdown has created a situation nobody could have predicted and whilst it has caused peoples lives to turn upside down it is worth looking at the positives. Many people have now found new ways to stay in shape at home. Many people who would have previously avoided fitness training have now become more active. …

Training Your Back and Biceps at Home

During the lockdown period, with no gym facilities, it may  be challenging to train mid-upper back and bicep muscles. Foundational gym exercises like the bent over row, pulldown and deadlift are ideal for working the posterior chain. But with most are unable to perform these movements due to limited access to equipment right now, does …

DeafBlind Awareness Week 2020 – Student Experience

To celebrate DeafBlind Awareness Week (24-30 June 2020) we are profiling one of the University’s alumni – Molly O’Brien (2016). Molly has a severe hearing and visual impairment and currently works as a researcher for a small local charity supporting deaf women. During her time at Nottingham she embraced a wide range of sport and …