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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

From  Deborah Storey on December 12th, 2018 0 likes 204 plays 0  

Working with children in a charity setting

Claire Perry loved teaching but decided she wanted to focus on the pastoral side of working with children. She's now a Childline Volunteer Co-ordinator for the NSPCC - it's an ideal role as…

From  Jackie Thompson on June 8th, 2018 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Working with children in education but not as a teacher

Lucy Hemsley, psychology alumna, talks about her role as a project worker at IntoUniversity. She was keen to work with children in the education sector or charity sector so IntoUniversity was a…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 29th, 2018 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Graduate career opportunities within Citizens Advice

Interested in working for a charity? Neil Clurow, alumnus (social policy and administration) and development manager gives an insight into the work of Citizens Advice, the types of roles available,…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

From  Simon Barnett on September 20th, 2016 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

From  Simon Barnett on September 20th, 2016 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Having an intern to focus on our exhibition redesign

Jamie Duff, Heritage Officer at Green's Mill and Science Centre, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has helped the charity to focus on redesigning their visitor exhibition. Jamie…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 19th, 2016 0 likes 123 plays 0  

LawSoc Puppy Room 2016

Puppies descended on University Park as our Law Society organised a puppy room to calm students’ pre-exam nerves. As part of their Wellness Week promoting mental health, the society invited…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 27th, 2016 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Ramadan

Dr Musharef Hussain, an Iman in Nottingham, explains what happens during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. During this month one of the most obvious practices is that of fasting during the hours of…

From  Simon Barnett on October 1st, 2014 0 likes 5 plays 0  

SB Cakeoff: The Movie

March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic…

From  Digital Communications on April 16th, 2014 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Fresh Meat does Comic Relief

Here's what happened when student-led charity Nottingham Karnival hosted the cast of "Fresh Meat" at the Uni during their Red Nose Day fundraising tour. This film was shot by Debs…

From  Digital Communications on March 4th, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

The Nottingham Life Cycle 3 - Day 3

Day 3 turned into a rainy 92 mile cycle from Slaley to Innerleithen. The waterproofs were out but at least the Sat Nav was working! After two successful Life Cycles the Vice-Chancellor and his…

From  Digital Communications on August 23rd, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

The Nottingham Life Cycle 3 - Day 2

Day 2 proved to be an uphill challenge for the Life Cycle team. The cycle from York to Slaley was not all plain sailing as Steve Wright, one of the University's Chauffeurs explains. After two…

From  Digital Communications on August 23rd, 2013 0 likes 17 plays 0  

The Nottingham Life Cycle 3 - Day 1

After two successful Life Cycles the Vice-Chancellor and his team are back in the saddle for Nottingham Life Cycle 3. This year's 1,100+ mile challenge will take in major cities and capitals of…

From  Digital Communications on August 21st, 2013 0 likes 24 plays 0