December 18, 2014, by Michael Jennings

Student life’s greatest hits (autumn 2014)

New to the blog? You’ve come to the right place, as we introduce the team’s best posts to look at student life here at The University of Nottingham.

Following in the the grand Greatest Hits tradition of Queen, Fleetwood Mac and Vanilla Ice (apparently), we present each blogger’s best posts… so far. Read on!


5 things that would never happen at home – a look at the differences between your parents’ and your student house

The Nightmare before Christmas – Gemma faces a race against time and transport to make a train home

So. Much. Meat. It's bulking season.


Das Bent – James auditions for a part in a student-produced play about a gay couple during the Holocaust, with mixed results

Full fat – James witnesses the worst crime of all: stealing from your housemate’s fridge

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Too much chocolate – Jennifer learns that ‘too much of a good thing’ is a real danger at a Careers fair

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – the festive season kicks off in Nottingham and Derby

Derby Christmas Market


Home is where the heart (and food) is – a mid-term visit home proves a welcome break from coursework deadlines

Deadlines (and the problems associated with not having any) – once his deadlines pass, Laurie wonders what to do with his time



Is it Christmas yet? – Olivia looks forward to Christmas, and braves the world’s second hottest chili

Sunday roast + even more Christmas Cheer – Olivia anticipates Christmas dinner with a roast, and has festive fun in the city centre

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Caffeine on Campus – Tilly counts down the best places to buy coffee on campus

Word limits, which are really restricti… – be it coursework or applications, word limits can be a real pain: Tilly has the key to success


So there you have the highlights, but feel free to read more to get to know about life outside the lecture theatre! You can also comment if you want to ask the team anything.

Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!

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