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Empower | Find your feet, unlock your potential

Empower is a new initiative which will give female students the opportunity to keep fit, educate themselves on a healthy lifestyle and become part of a dynamic community🙌 The programme will…

From  Charlotte Gauja on November 13th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Empower | Face your fears, unlock your potential

Empower is a new initiative which will give female students the opportunity to keep fit, educate themselves on a healthy lifestyle and become part of a dynamic community🙌 The programme will…

From  Charlotte Gauja on November 13th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Empower | Find your groove, unlock your potential

Empower is a new initiative which will give female students the opportunity to keep fit, educate themselves on a healthy lifestyle and become part of a dynamic community🙌 The programme will…

From  Charlotte Gauja on November 13th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Tom Cammack, veterinary surgeon, offers careers advice to students based on his experience

Tom Cammack, vet at the RSPCA and UoN alumnus, talks about the importance of continuing professional development, gaining experience in a number of practices, the breakdown of his work and the…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

The value of the EMS and what an employer looks for when recruiting a vet

Matt Plumtree, Senior Clinical Director at YourVets talks about how the EMS can help student vets decide where they would like to work and what he looks for in applicants during the recruitment…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Vet jobs with the Animal and Plant Health Agency

Linda Smith, Veterinary Head of Careers at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) explains about the four groups of vets they employ: field vets, veterinary advisers, vets in surveillance and…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

What does a field vet with the Animal and Plant Health Agency do?

Heike Luhmann, is a field vet and she talks about her role and the skills and qualities required. She also talks about the One Health concept within government work - what it means and the approach…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Are you a vet interested in research? Watch this!

Dr Vicky Strong, Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, talks about her interest in research, how the skills she gained during her degree and clinical practice were important in her research, and…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Masters of Public Health (MPH) - the international student experience

Teddy and Evans share their experience of studying public health masters courses at Nottingham, from an international student perspective.

From  Rachael Estrada on September 20th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Masters of Public Health (MPH) - the student experience

Julia and Serena share their experiences of studying public health masters courses at Nottingham.

From  Rachael Estrada on September 20th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to a career in teaching

Kelly Calladine, 2017 graduate, Teaching Assistant and Teaching Technician (at the University) talks about how the medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) course has shaped her career in teaching.…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to a career in quality assurance

Michael Wild, alumnus, talks about how his degree in medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) lead to a career in quality assurance. As a quality assurance technologist, Michael's role is to…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to medical training

Larissa-Nele Schaffert graduated from her degree in medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) in 2017 and is now training to become a doctor. Larissa explains how the MPT course inspired her to…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Be a STAR in your job interview

Lucie Whitfield from the Careers and Employability Service talks about how to answer competency-based interview questions using the STAR technique. STAR will help you structure your answer to impress…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 24th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Careers team on Jubilee campus

Whether you have a plan or you're still figuring it out, the Careers and Employability Service is here for you. Whether you're studying or living on Jubilee Campus, find out about the…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 24th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Six tips to get you through Clearing

Six tips to get you through clearing Feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of clearing? Here's six tips from some of our students who went through it last year.…

From  Paul Hodgson on July 22nd, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Sutton Bonington Experience

Home to our veterinary and bioscience courses, Sutton Bonington Campus offers a student experience that's as unique as you are. From sports to events and societies, and even a farmers…

From  Phillip Rostron on June 26th, 2019 0 likes 1,698 plays 0  

LGBT+ Students - Stronger Together

Our LGBT+ students talk about their experiences studying at the University of Nottingham and signpost to some useful resources.

From  Ryan Neal on June 4th, 2019 0 likes 37 plays 0  

BME Students - Stronger Together

Our BME students talk about their experiences studying at the University of Nottingham and signpost to some useful information.

From  Ryan Neal on June 4th, 2019 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Changes in aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 14th, 2019 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Innovation in the automotive industry and opportunities for graduates

Gary Colwill, Engineering Manager at Pektron, talks about the electronic innovations within the car industry, the qualities that graduates need in this sector and what he would want to ask at an…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 14th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Open Days at UoN

Take a quick look at what you might expect to see and experience at our open days. Our 2019 Undergraduate Open Days will be held on:Friday 28 June Saturday 29 June Friday 13 September Saturday 14…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Decision making under stress

An investigation into how authorised firearms police officers make decisions in high stress situations is being carried out by researchers from the University of Nottingham and Aston University in…

From  Lindsay Brooke on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 162 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 229 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 174 plays 0  

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, reflects on her experiences so far and what that means for the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Happiness at work

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, talks about the times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Emily Hancock - Happiness at work

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee, talks about times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee reflects on her experiences at work and what that means for the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

#WeAreUoN Claudia's story

Claudia works directly with students at one of our Student Service Centres. Claudia works front of house helping students with any queries they may have during their time here at University. From…

From  Debs Storey on March 14th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

A career in the environmental sector - could it be for you?

Sachin Gosai, Geotechnical Engineer talks about his work at Arup and the sector. He explains how the needs of his clients are changing, and identifies two things he wished he'd known when he…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 4th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Considering a career in the environmental sector? A local employer offers advice

Paul Bennett, Director of Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants gives an insight into the work of his company as well as advice to students considering working in the sector. He talks about the…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 4th, 2019 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 28th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Smart sensor bandage for chronic wounds

University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.…

From  Emma Lowry on February 25th, 2019 0 likes 71 plays 0  

Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Applying for jobs outside academia - assessing your skills and behaviours (3/3)

In this third video in the series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, focuses on assessing your skills, behaviours and experiences realistically. There are challenges involved in doing this as not…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 15th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

From  Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 4. Violence and Patience, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, examines his attitude toward…

From  Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

From  Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

From  Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and…

From  Simon Barnett on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

From  David Watts on January 17th, 2019 0 likes 136 plays 0  

What does the Scientific Training Programme (STP) involve?

Ben Nicholson, Trainee Healthcare Scientist, explains what the NHS STP involves including what he does on a day to day basis, rotations and studying for a masters. He also gives an insight into the…

From  Jackie Thompson on January 7th, 2019 0 likes 55 plays 0  

A career in tax - it's varied and always in the news

Sam Nield, maths alumnus, is a tax associate at PwC. He secured an internship in his second year and was offered a job at the end of his degree. Sam talks about what he does on a day-to-day basis…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Accountancy - much broader than you think

Lydia Hewitt, physics alumna, works as a finance analyst at Jaguar Land Rover, Lydia explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, the importance of people skills and gives advice on choosing a…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 80 plays 0  

Handling scalpel blades

This video demonstrates the safe and correct use of scalpel blades.

From  Samantha Millward on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Surgical instruments and handling techniques

This video demonstrates the correct use of surgical instruments and safe handling techniques.

From  Samantha Millward on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 84 plays 0  

MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

From  Debs Storey on November 15th, 2018 0 likes 547 plays 0  

Successful job applications for PhD students

If you're a PhD student applying for jobs in academia or industry, the three 'I's will make your application stand out. The three 'I's are Interest, Immediate and Impact.…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 11th, 2018 0 likes 107 plays 0  

Four ways to enhance your career prospects

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, offers advice to postgraduate taught students on how to make the most of your time at Nottingham to enhance your career prospects

From  Jackie Thompson on September 17th, 2018 0 likes 171 plays 0  

Your Careers team, here for you

Chris Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about how the Careers and Employability Service supports postgraduate taught students to make informed choices about their future.

From  Jackie Thompson on September 17th, 2018 0 likes 217 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Mondelez

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Katya Savelieva, from Mondelez, explains what they would…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 192 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Monica Fowler, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, explains what…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 123 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Nottinghamshire Police

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Craig Guildford, Chief Constable from Nottinghamshire…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 85 plays 0  

How to overcome interview nerves

Everyone has interview nerves but what can you do to let the real you shine through? Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, talks you through the various ways you can overcome your nerves before…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 24th, 2018 0 likes 551 plays 0  

Moving on from academia - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on August 22nd, 2018 0 likes 100 plays 0  

How to overcome job interview nerves

Do you have an interview coming up? Are you getting nervous? Don't worry, Kirsty Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the things you can do before and during the interview to overcome your…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 22nd, 2018 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Vlog: Sooo...what shall I do when I graduate? | Digital Marketing

Third-year student, Maria, explores options for when she finishes her degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations. In this vlog, she talks about her experiences at the Digital…

From  Naomi Imms on August 21st, 2018 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Careers advice for Chinese graduates returning home

Jessy Cheng, our Global Employment Manager based in Shanghai, offers advice on the key three skills you need to be successful in the job market in China. She also focuses on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 155 plays 0  

Careers advice for Malaysian graduates returning home

Kohila Palanisamy, our Global Employment Consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, talks through the graduate recruitment process in Malaysia, where to look for vacancies and company information as well as…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Why Study Wagner and Stephen Hawking

Prof. Richard Bell looks at how the work of Richard Wagner (1813-83), the famous German composer of operas such as The Ring, has been an inspiration for many physicists including Stephen Hawking…

From  Simon Barnett on August 1st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Why Study Wagner and Jesus of Nazareth

Prof. Richard Bell looks at a work of Richard Wagner (1813-83) that never reached the operatic stage. In the late 1840s, Wagner was planning an opera on the life of Jesus but, while still far…

From  Simon Barnett on August 1st, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study The Aftermath of the Flood in Genesis 8

Dr Tarah van de Weile examines the Genesis story of the aftermath of Noah’s flood. She shows us the complexity of the storyteller’s design and how he want to convey the goodness and order…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Why Study Another Finitude

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) made the theme of finitude, human finitude, central to his philosophy: humans have ‘being towards death.’ In this video Prof. Agata Bielik-Robson challenges…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

From  Simon Barnett on July 31st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0