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Welcome to the #GreenandGold!

We’re in for another huge year of sport and fitness on campus and you can be a part of it! At the University of Nottingham we have such a broad range of sporting opportunity that students can get involved with at every different level, with our aim to help each and every one of you …

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 …

Coach in Focus: Joe Ashdown

To celebrate National Coaching Week (6-12 June), we have spoken to some of our clubs and coaches to find out more about the incredible leaders, teachers and motivators we have as coaches here at the University of Nottingham. Joe Ashdown is the Head Coach of our Ladies Cricket Club and is currently coaching through the …

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: Matthew Howell

Following some incredible success this year, we spoke to University of Nottingham’s sport scholar Matthew Howell. Matthew is a Taekwondo athlete who is in his first year at the university studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering, whilst combining his studies with the demands of being a top student athlete. Having competed very well in BUCS tournaments …

Scholar in Focus: James Harrison

Last weekend the University of Nottingham Karate club travelled to Sheffield to compete at their biggest competition of the year, the BUCS Karate National Championships. In a superb weekend of competition, sport scholar James Harrison had a fantastic tournament and claimed individual and team kata gold. On the success, James told us that “taking the …

Scholar in Focus: Jessica Maitland

This weekend (12th-13th March), the University of Nottingham will have karate athletes travelling to Ponds Forge in Sheffield to compete at BUCS Karate Nationals. Ahead of one of the biggest events in the calendar for the University of Nottingham Karate club, we spoke to scholar and England Karate athlete, Jessica Maitland, about her journey in …

Scholar in Focus: Rachel Ellis

Recently, the University of Nottingham competed in the BUCS Canoe Slalom Championships at nearby Holme Pierrepont, and competing for the #GreenandGold at the event was scholar Rachel Ellis. Rachel claimed a brilliant gold medal in the Mixed Teams discipline and we caught up with Rachel afterwards to find out how she found the competition, as …

Scholar in Focus: Sam Mostowfi

Ahead of this weekend’s BUCS Gymnastics Championships where we will have many of our gymnastics club competing, we spoke to Sam Mostowfi who is one of our sports scholars at the University of Nottingham. In a great interview, we spoke about the upcoming event for him and his team mates, as well as his journey …