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Commonwealth Athlete in Focus: Tin-Tin Ho

Table Tennis sport scholar Tin-Tin Ho is preparing for another major summer tournament having already claimed three Commonwealth medals, as well as having represented Team GB at last summers Olympic games. Winning Commonwealth silver in 2014, and a bronze and silver medal in 2018, Tin-Tin will be giving her all to complete the set in …

Commonwealth Athlete in Focus: Jamie Barden

Jamie Barden will be heading to Birmingham this summer as part of Team England’s Rugby Sevens Commonwealth Games squad. A sport scholar at the University of Nottingham, Jamie has also been a big part of the University of Nottingham Men’s Rugby Union Club and their success this year. We spoke to Jamie about his time …

Commonwealth Athlete in Focus: Amy Platten

Amy Platten has recently completed her Bsc Neuroscience degree at the University of Nottingham, earning a first class grade to accompany her thriving Judo career. In a blockbuster summer for Amy, her grades arrived after her selection by Team England for this summer’s Commonwealth Games, and we cannot wait to see the #GreenandGold scholar hit …

Commonwealth Athlete in Focus: Frank Baines

Frank Baines has already had a very successful year in gymnastics, particularly when representing the #GreenandGold in BUCS competition. The highlight of Frank’s achievements came in early February when he competed at the BUCS Gymnastics Championships, both individually and as part of the overall University of Nottingham Gymnastics team. At the event Frank was awarded …

Coach in Focus: Louise Ramsdale

Louise Ramsdale is the Head Coach for our Canoe Slalom Performance Group, which is not technically a club but a group of scholarship athletes and elite standard canoeist’s. This role is a partnership between the University of Nottingham and British Canoeing, and provides valuable support to under-23 athletes who are on a dual career of …

Coach in Focus: Sonny Roberts

Sonny Roberts has been with the University of Nottingham Karate club for over 5 years now and is head coach of the programme. The former England Karate Team member has taken the karate club to double BUCS champions in a matter of years. In addition to working with and recruiting many new scholars and national team …

Leaders in Focus: Marcus, Kathryn & Libby

Leaders In Focus This year has been a fantastic year for all of our volunteers here at UoN sport. 257 student volunteers have contributed 3202 hours over the course of this academic year. Leaders In Focus is here to celebrate volunteers from all the different programs the Leadership Academy has on offer. We have so …

Term 2 BUCS competition is a massive success for the University!

Term two at the University of Nottingham has been packed full of sporting achievement for the #GreenandGold, most notably in BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) competition. Once the new years festivities were out of the way in January, and teams and athletes returned to campus after the break, attentions soon turned to the array …

Scholar in Focus: Simran Kaur

Recently, you may have seen that the University of Nottingham was brilliantly represented at the BUCS Nationals event in Sheffield from the 18th to the 20th February. One of our top performers across the weekend was Simran Kaur, who claimed a gold medal in the 60M T46 Sprint on the Friday evening. Simran is a …

BUCS Nationals 2022 – Super Sunday Round-up

BUCS Nationals 2022 – Sunday Round-up Sunday brought a close to the 2022 BUCS National Championship and with it a chance to reflect on some fantastic student sporting stories and achievements. Despite being an individual competition, over the past 3 days University of Nottingham student-athletes across Athletics, Badminton, Swimming, Fencing and Climbing have come together …