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Scholar In Focus: Dafne Garcia Garate

With BUCS Sport returning last Wednesday, it was a pleasure to catch up with one of the first athletes to perform in the #GreenandGold this year, Dafne Garcia Garate. Dafne is a sport scholar and a part of our Women’s Water Polo team. Taking on Newcastle 1st’s in their first BUCS fixtures since lockdown, the …

Meet your Sports Officer for this year: AJ Gooden

Each year the University of Nottingham Student Union elects an individual to represent and positively impact student sport at Nottingham. This year the individual elected was AJ Gooden! We spoke to AJ around Welcome to discuss her plans for the year and find out what she is most looking forward to!   What inspired you …

Get ready for Welcome Week and your year at UoN Sport

What will Welcome Week 2021 look like? University of Nottingham Welcome Week looks very different to last year, spanning two weeks from 20th September to 1st October, with a whole host of events you can get involved with! UoN Sport will be hosting Welcome Fair at David Ross Sports Village, where you will get the …

Returning to a “Normal” Gym

With most restrictions on social contact being removed from Monday 19th July in England, our facilities will again adapt to the guidance as we navigate the next step in the government’s road to recovery. Many will welcome the news that our Fitness Suites will now operate more in-line with pre-pandemic normalcy, with the removal of …

The Nottingham Games 2021 Roundup

Sunday 13th June saw an exciting one-day competition played out: The Nottingham Games. The day saw 16 fixtures take place at both David Ross Sports Village (UoN) and Lee Westwood Sports Centre (NTU), 7 of which were livestreamed and gained over 10,000 views from UoN watchers alone!   University of Nottingham dominated the Games to …

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 …

Nottingham Games 2021 | UoN Men’s Lacrosse are rising to the challenge on-and-off the field

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 …

UoN Men’s and Women’s Basketball to compete in The Nottingham Games this Sunday

Since 2004, each year the University of Nottingham competes against Nottingham Trent University in the Varsity series. Basketball was one of the founding Varsity sports and is always very competitive and exciting to watch! Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, this year both universities were unable to deliver a traditional Varsity series in Term 2. …

Returning to Sport Post-Lockdown: Things to Consider

These next few weeks and months will [hopefully] see us transition out of lockdown and back into the lifestyles and culture we crave. While we might feel like passengers on this roadmap to recovery, we can be in the driver’s seat for one thing: how we mentally and physically prepare ourselves for returning to our …

University of Nottingham secures four National BUCS Awards

University of Nottingham won four awards at the 2020 Virtual BUCS Awards. The BUCS sport season may have been shortened but Nottingham had already made their mark on the 2020/21 season; achieving medals, breaking record and developing inclusive opportunities for those in sport. Nottingham had been shortlisted for eight of the awards during the evening, …