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Nottingham Games 2021 | UoN Futsal up for the challenge after a long layoff from the sport

Since 2004, each year the University of Nottingham competes against Nottingham Trent University in the Varsity series. Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, this year both universities were unable to deliver a traditional Varsity series in Term 2. Instead, following the phased return to sport in Term 3, a day of competition with 16 fixtures …

An Open Letter to Gym… It’s been a while

Dear Gym, Or do you prefer Gymmy? Gymothy?! Anyway, it’s been a while. Months have passed since I’ve seen you properly. Internally, you’ve been idle while the world outside hasn’t moved much faster. I know the lockdown has been lonely for you when you’re used to hosting so many guests all the time. But things …

How to stay fit during the Christmas period – Covid-Style

Christmas is a time for indulgence and relaxation. However it is still important to stay active during the festive season. We have put together a list of COVID-secure activities to help you stay active this Christmas. 1. Go on a winter walk The dark and cold days leading up to Christmas can leave us all …

All I want for Christmas is some Green and Gold

December is just around the corner so we have created a short list of sporty Christmas gifts you could be giving or receiving this Christmas. Lets be honest, no University of Nottingham student’s Christmas list would be complete without some PlayerLayer kit. Whether you decide on getting the general sports kit or something specific to …

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 …

My Virtual Fitness Consultation

As part of the University of Nottingham Sport’s online Health and Wellbeing Home, our fitness team are now offering virtual fitness consultations. These 1-2-1 sessions will temporarily replace the support members would have received on the gym floor or during classes with new online catch-ups. The team will answer your questions and tailor a fitness …

Stretch at your desk – 8 simple exercises

Many of us are studying and working from home a lot more than we’re used to and may find ourselves slipping into bad habits when we’ve got a busy workload to get through. Poor posture and sitting still for long periods can leave your muscles and particularly your back, neck and shoulders feeling tight and …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Sunday Roundup | The curtain falls on another memorable Championships!

The 2020 BUCS Nationals championships will be remembered not just the medals won but the magical memories that our athletes earnt. When the curtain fell on the 2020 Championships in the Sheffield, University of Nottingham  were leaving with 17 medals, including 7 golds and with a number of National titles. Over the last three days, …

BUCS Nationals 2020 | Friday Round-up

The Friday of BUCS Nationals is a special day for many, the start of a new adventure. Each year the University of Nottingham takes over 100 student athletes to Sheffield for 3-days of top-class sport. The athletes compete across 4 venues: English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, iceSheffield and the Works. With …