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Term 2 BUCS competition is a massive success for the University!

Term two at the University of Nottingham has been packed full of sporting achievement for the #GreenandGold, most notably in BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) competition. Once the new years festivities were out of the way in January, and teams and athletes returned to campus after the break, attentions soon turned to the array …

Scholar in Focus: Matthew Howell

Following some incredible success this year, we spoke to University of Nottingham’s sport scholar Matthew Howell. Matthew is a Taekwondo athlete who is in his first year at the university studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering, whilst combining his studies with the demands of being a top student athlete. Having competed very well in BUCS tournaments …

Scholar in Focus: James Harrison

Last weekend the University of Nottingham Karate club travelled to Sheffield to compete at their biggest competition of the year, the BUCS Karate National Championships. In a superb weekend of competition, sport scholar James Harrison had a fantastic tournament and claimed individual and team kata gold. On the success, James told us that “taking the …

Scholar in Focus: Jessica Maitland

This weekend (12th-13th March), the University of Nottingham will have karate athletes travelling to Ponds Forge in Sheffield to compete at BUCS Karate Nationals. Ahead of one of the biggest events in the calendar for the University of Nottingham Karate club, we spoke to scholar and England Karate athlete, Jessica Maitland, about her journey in …

Scholar in Focus: Rachel Ellis

Recently, the University of Nottingham competed in the BUCS Canoe Slalom Championships at nearby Holme Pierrepont, and competing for the #GreenandGold at the event was scholar Rachel Ellis. Rachel claimed a brilliant gold medal in the Mixed Teams discipline and we caught up with Rachel afterwards to find out how she found the competition, as …

Scholar in Focus: Sam Mostowfi

Ahead of this weekend’s BUCS Gymnastics Championships where we will have many of our gymnastics club competing, we spoke to Sam Mostowfi who is one of our sports scholars at the University of Nottingham. In a great interview, we spoke about the upcoming event for him and his team mates, as well as his journey …

Scholars in Focus: Tristan Santoyo & Ally Barber

With our Volleyball Headliner event fast approaching on February 2, featuring both the men’s and women’s first teams in back-to-back BUCS fixtures, we recently spoke to two of the players who will be taking to the court for the #GreenandGold. Both Tristan Santoyo and Ally Barber are sport scholars at the University of Nottingham and …

A year in review: 2021

2021 has most definitely been a year of two halves for everyone at the University of Nottingham Sport, but also a very successful year. Having started the year in lockdown, we are so grateful to have seen the #GreenandGold return to campus, fitness facilities and sports fields over the last five to six months. We …

A re-cap of our BUCS Term 1 action

This term we have been delighted to see students return to our sport and fitness facilities across our campuses. This has also meant that we have seen the #GreenandGold return to BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) competition, with the University of Nottingham pitting themselves against other British universities across a host of sports. With …

Club in Focus: Korfball

Recently the University of Nottingham Korfball club took part in the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) Prelims Tournament which was the first round of competition for the #GreenandGold this season. On the day (28 November) the university had four teams competing whilst the University of Manchester had two, and Nottingham Trent University entered one. …