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Volunteer spotlight: Anya Manek

Volunteering is an incredible way to make new friends and make real differences in the local community. The are endless benefits. The best way to find these out is to hear from a volunteer and discover how volunteering can benefit you! Our Leadership Academy Ambassador Grace Dixon chatted to Anya Manek, a second year student …

Leadership Academy Volunteer Spotlight: Fergus Stevens

Did you know that our Leadership Academy offers University of Nottingham students support to gain recognised coaching and sports-related qualifications? Students can apply for a huge range of options and have the qualification fees partially or fully funded by University of Nottingham Sport. We spoke to Fergus Stevens, currently in his second year of a …

Sports Volunteering: Who You Help

When talking about sports volunteering, there is always an emphasis on what volunteering can do for you. It is very easy to focus on the personal gains whether that is experience for the CV or positive mental health. It is very easy to forget that volunteering actually really benefits the local community. Those you volunteer …

Sport volunteer to future career: five transferrable skills

Last week University of Nottingham Sport were very fortunate to welcome back four sporting alumni to chat with current students about their time at University and how getting involved in sports leadership as a student shaped their future career paths. Ian Rowland (Head of Global Markets, Credit Agricole), Ben Cummings, (Director of Commercial and Major …

International Volunteer spotlight: Tia Papoutselou

Saturday 5 December marks International Volunteer Day and to celebrate, our Leadership Academy ambassador Grace Dixon spoke to Leadership Academy volunteer and international student, Tia Papoutselou about her experiences. What is International Volunteer Day? International Volunteer Day is an annual event and a great opportunity to celebrate the diversity of everyone involved in volunteering. It’s …