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DeafBlind Awareness Week 2020 – Student Experience

To celebrate DeafBlind Awareness Week (24-30 June 2020) we are profiling one of the University’s alumni – Molly O’Brien (2016). Molly has a severe hearing and visual impairment and currently works as a researcher for a small local charity supporting deaf women. During her time at Nottingham she embraced a wide range of sport 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 …

Inclusive workout series | Ab exercises

University of Nottingham Sport are proud to be a leading institution for inclusive sport in the HE 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 …

Inclusive workout series | Seated exercises

University of Nottingham Sport are proud to be a leading institution for inclusive sport in the HE 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 …

Alumni Spotlight: Mark Bullock

The University of Nottingham alumni community stands at over 280,000 worldwide. Many graduates were involved in sport and physical activity during their time at Nottingham and their experiences have had lasting impacts on their careers and personal lives. As part of our new alumni profile series, we caught up with Mark Bullock (Economics BA Hons, …

European Youth Para-Games 2019 | Meet the UoN Sport volunteers

As part of a volunteering partnership, the University of Nottingham Sport department is sending five student volunteers to Finland to support the European Paralympic Youth Games (EPYG 2019) 25th – 30th June. EPYG 2019 will be hosted at the Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center is set to be the largest EPYG in history, with …

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 …

University of Nottingham Sport welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day

On Sunday 9th December University of Nottingham Sport and the University Swimming Club in partnership with elite swimming club Nova Centurion, welcomed 8 swimmers to our first ever Para-Swim open day. The aim of the day was to showcase the University, sports facilities and para-swimming programme to prospective students and their families. The day was hosted …

Get involved with Welfare in Sport

Welfare in Sport was established as a Student Union campaign group at the start of this academic year. The aim of the group has been to work with sports clubs to raise their awareness of mental health illness and support them in developing more inclusive environments for students. Matt Wildman who is the Chair for the group – has …

So it all started here

By Claire Henson, People and Culture Events Coordinator As a child, I was not at all sporty. As I grew older, I became more aware of my body and my shape, but still didn’t use my body in any kind of exercise or sporty activity. From about the age of fifteen, I developed crippling anxiety. …