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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: 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 …