December 18, 2018, by Charlotte Gauja

Top 10 moments of 2018!

UoN Sport hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what the year ahead has in store, so we thought now is a great time to reflect on some of our achievements from 2018.

 1.    Nottingham declared International and Sports University of the Year

The University of Nottingham secured a double award as University of the Year for both International and Sports according to the 2019 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide,

2.    University of Nottingham bags record medal haul at 2018 Nationals

University of Nottingham athletes have posted a record set of results at the University Individual National Championships this weekend in Sheffield, including two golds for defending champion Li Lian Yang in the Badminton Women’s Singles and Mixed Doubles.

3.   University of Nottingham students and alumni contribute to Commonwealth Games medal haul

University of Nottingham students past and present will be heading back home from the Gold Coast of Australia this week and with 11 medals from a possible 15, the 2018 Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games have proven to be a huge success for those associated with UoN Sport.

4.    University of Nottingham crowned IMS Varsity 2018 champions

University of Nottingham were crowned IMS Varsity 2018 Champions for first time in the competitions history after an action packed day of competitive sport at Loughborough University which saw the Green and Gold register a 7-5 victory.

5.    Green and Gold win the 2018 Notts Varsity Series 11-9

After almost a month of intense competition, this year’s Varsity Series came to its conclusion last Sunday as University of Nottingham came out on top winning the series 11-9 and retaining the Notts Varsity title.

6.   University of Nottingham graduates extend their lead in Alumni Sports Challenge

University of Nottingham alumni have taken the 2019 Alumni Sports Challenge in a packed weekend of sporting action last month with over 20 different sports taking part across University and city sporting venues.

7.    Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

University of Nottingham Student volunteers act as key leaders in the community, driving forward innovative social action projects through the medium of sport to young people in Nottingham.

8.   Green and Gold finalists confirmed for BUCS Big Wednesday on home soil

Over a hundred of the UK’s top student sports teams will head to Nottingham next week for BUCS Big Wednesday and the UoN teams will be hoping to make the Green and Gold home advantage count!

9.   The Headliner Match Report | Crowds go wild as University of Nottingham win 39-38!

Last night the University of Nottingham Netball became victorious in a fight for the top of the 1A midlands league against local rival Nottingham Trent University. After an intense, close match University of Nottingham secured the win with a 1 point lead; the final score was 39 -38 and University of Nottingham now have their eyes on a promotion and a place in the BUCS premier netball league.

10.        HRH The Princess Royal to attend BUCS Big Wednesday in Nottingham

Thousands of student athletes and spectators are heading to the University of Nottingham in March for the conclusion of the university sporting year and will be joined by the Royal Family’s first Olympian.



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