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My favourite cycling routes – Sebastian Garry

Cycling is a great way to explore where you live, get some fresh air and get active – all at the same time. Here at the University of Nottingham we’re fortunate to be situated in a beautiful region full of sights easily accessible on two wheels. Not sure where to head out to? University of …

4 Reasons to get involved in Engage Inclusive Sessions

This week marks the beginning of the Engage Inclusive Sports Sessions as part of Be U Week! They give disabled students the opportunity to get involved in a wide array of new sports and meet new people. The week includes sessions from sports like Badminton, Powerlifting, Handball, Triathlon, Wheelchair Basketball and many more. They are …

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 …

Inclusive workout series | Core and Flex

University of Nottingham Sport are proud to be a leading institution for inclusive sport in the higher education sector. We have a full-time Disability Sport Officer and a range of award-winning inclusive sport programmes. As part of our new online Health and Wellbeing Home, the University of Nottingham Sport fitness team have put together a …

Bedtime routines and the latest apps – your tips for a good night’s sleep

With (way) more time at home, we should all be feeling well rested right? However, even with endless early nights stretching out ahead, many of us may still be struggling to reach the recommended 8 hours. Our Engage ambassador Alex Pitt took a look at how you can improve your sleeping patterns and took over …

Work for Us | A catch up with a Student UoN Sport Ambassador

University of Nottingham sport are currently inviting applications for a range of ambassador roles to support our programmes during the 2020/2021 academic year. The paid part-time roles are ideal for students passionate about sport, staying active and who are looking for flexible roles to fit around their studies. We caught up with Alex Pitt, a …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Super Saturday Round-up

All hopes of a peaceful overnight stay in Sheffield for our 145 athletes were dashed, as Sheffield felt the full force of Storm Dennis. Despite the turbulent weather outside, the mood in the camp at breakfast was serene – focussed on the day of competition ahead. Super Saturday, as it has become affectionately known, is …

Guest Blogger | Girl’s Night In Preview

Hi all, it’s Alex!  I would firstly like to introduce myself, I am the new Social Media Ambassador for Engage so I am sure you will all be hearing from me a lot over the next academic year via loads of different social media platforms, I am super excited to get to know you all …

University of Nottingham Sport’s Unsung Hero Lynn Turton recognised at BUCS Awards

Lynn Turton, the BUCS and Clubs coordinator for University of Nottingham was recognised this evening at the BUCS Awards for her outstanding contribution to University and College Sport. She made the final three and was shortlisted for the Unsung Hero award which recognises excellence and commitment to supporting student sport above any beyond the call …

Tri Campus Games 2019 | Day 5 and Closing Ceremony

On the final day of the Tri Campus Games 2019, there were 6 fixtures left and it was all to play for. With some sports finished, athletes took the opportunity to watch and support others and with the knowledge that the remaining games could change everything; there was a real atmosphere to be felt. The …