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Leader in Focus: Marina Symington

Once again, it has come that time in which we must celebrate the achievements of our fantastic volunteers. This month we are celebrating the hard work of Marina Symington, a volunteer who has taken part in our Sports in School program. Marina has delivered Ultimate Frisbee sessions to both primary and secondary school children. Not …

Introducing IMS Touch Rugby

At the start of the 2021/22 academic year, University of Nottingham Women’s Rugby Club President, Natasha Duggan, set-up the Intramural Sports (IMS) Touch Rugby programme. Natasha, who is also one of the first ever recipients of the Martin Wynne-Jones Bursary and  supporter of the Rugby Minds campaign, is an ever-present face at the Sunday Touch …

Introducing the Laureus Sport for Good volunteers of last term

Here at the Leadership Academy we like to celebrate our volunteers, as it is for them and their amazing contributions that make the projects what they are. We are currently celebrating Student Volunteering Week, and highlighting the the passion that our students  have for sport and volunteering which is reflected by the positive impact they …

Student Volunteering Week

This week is Student Volunteering Week and the perfect opportunity to highlight our volunteers here at UoN Sport. This year, our volunteers have been amazing. Over 2000 hours of their own time has been contributed in order to help others. We are going to celebrate the wide variety of incredible achievements our volunteers have made …

Get Involved: BUCS Big Wednesday

March is coming soon and with it comes BUCS Big Wednesday. It is the biggest sporting event for all universities where 16 sports will battle it out to become BUCS champions. The University of Nottingham are extremely delighted that we are the hosts and will be welcoming the top sports teams from all over the …

Volunteer of the Month- Stephanie Judd

It is that time of the month again, where we celebrate one of our amazing volunteers and their contribution to sport. Without our volunteers, the Leadership Academy would not be able to make a positive impact on the community or even within the University itself. Volunteer of the Month This month’s volunteer is Stephanie Judd. …

Volunteer of the Month: Kate Hood

Here at the Leadership Academy, it is the volunteers and their amazing contributions that make it what it is. We would not be able to make a positive impact in the local community without them. Therefore, it is time to celebrate what these fantastic volunteers do with Volunteer of the Month! Volunteer of the Month …

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 …