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Studying as a distance learner at uni

I was working a full-time job when I decided that I really wanted to continue studying, in order to complement my previous education. I had already completed a BSc and MSc in Informatics Engineering and was working in the field of usability and human-computer interaction, trying to make people’s lives easier by improving the user …

‘Stranger Things’ of UoN

To celebrate Halloween, we’ve found ourselves in the upside down and rounded up some of the slightly ‘Stranger Things’ you may not know about the University of Nottingham. So grab your paddles and come with us on this curiosity voyage… 1. The Tunnel (…into the upside down?) “You shouldn’t like things because people tell you …

5 tips for studying abroad

I’m Maddy and I’m a third year Management and French student currently on a semester abroad at KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France and I want to share 5 tips for people considering or planning to study abroad. Join the international student’s society and get involved in international student’s welcome week Most host schools have …

#MeantToBe more than friends

You could find more than just your BFF at university. These two have won £50 for sharing their story in the UoNVideoBox as part of our #MeantToBe competition. To enter our #MeantToBe competition you need to share your pic and story on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MeantToBe and tag @uniofnottingham. Or you can drag …

Oedipus – behind the scenes

In this guest blog post, Ella Hiscock tells us what it’s like to be part of the crew of the Oedipus production at Nottingham Lakeside Arts. Each year, The Nottingham New Theatre and Nottingham Lakeside Arts team up to produce a professional and original performance. So far, there has been an eclectic range of plays, including Dr …

#MeantToBe friends at uni – Phoebe and Millie

Congrats to Phoebe for winning the first week of the University #MeantToBe competition! She shared her story on Instagram and won a £50 Amazon voucher – easy peasy! To enter the competition you need to share your pic and story on Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MeantToBe and tag @uniofnottingham. Or if you want …

Interested in blogging about your life as a student?

Are you keen to share your experience, boost your CV and earn money by blogging for your University? Get paid £6.70 (plus holiday pay) an hour to write about your life as a student. Blogs will be aimed at fellow UoN students, and will usually focus on life outside the lecture theatre, what Nottingham students …

#MeantToBe friends at uni

There are some people at uni that you were just #MeantToBe friends with. Your neighbour in halls who always had the right change for the washing machine, the group you met in the bar before a night out in your first week, or that person wearing an Adventure Time t-shirt at the bus stop who likes all …

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! Gemma 5 things …