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Scholar in Focus: Simran Kaur

Recently, you may have seen that the University of Nottingham was brilliantly represented at the BUCS Nationals event in Sheffield from the 18th to the 20th February. One of our top performers across the weekend was Simran Kaur, who claimed a gold medal in the 60M T46 Sprint on the Friday evening. Simran is a …

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 …

International Day of Persons with a Disability: Tim Jeffery

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December 2021) is an international campaign which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every …

International Day of Persons with a Disability: Sophie Unwin

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December 2021) is an international campaign which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every …

Scholar In Focus: Daniel May

Daniel May is one of our sport scholars at the University of Nottingham, playing Wheelchair Basketball. We recently spoke with him about his experiences so far as part of the #GreenandGold as well as his journey to becoming a scholar. It was a great time to talk with Daniel as he recently received his scholar …

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 …

Achieve your fitness goals with our supported fitness sessions

As part of our disability in sports programme, we offer supported fitness sessions to disabled students and members of staff so they can get a consistent level of support when exercising. One of the students who has greatly benefitted from the service sent us a blog. They asked that their story be shared so that others …

Debbie does 12 hour walk for Mental Health awareness

By Hannah Webber, Disability Sports Officer Monday 29 February to Friday 4 March was HealthyU week at the University, as part of that week we supported the University’s Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday 3 March. The day was dedicated to shining a light on mental health, the day also saw one of our UoN …

Philanthropy, volunteering and enhancing the student experience…

By Karen Ang …are all recurring themes from the House of Lords Alumni and Cascade Evening. On 24 February 2016, alumni, staff, and projects including the Equestrian Club all gathered in Westminster, London to promote generosity at the University of Nottingham. The House of Lords is not just for Lords, but also for students, alumni …

Try something new and discover your passion!

By Liam Mackin Hi! I’m Liam, a visually impaired student and a member of the Nottinghamshire Sheriffs Goalball club. I want to share with you how my first year as a Sheriffs member has helped me and why you should try this exciting sport. A game of goalball is made up of two teams of …