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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…

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Glassblowing Technicians @ UoN

Our highly skilled and expert technical staff are essential to delivering research and teaching on an international stage. Take a look inside our Glassblowing workshop with Clive and Conor here at…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Firth Seminar 2018 - Professor John Barclay

Every two years the University of Nottingham appoints an eminent theologian to deliver the Firth Lectures which comprise of two public lectures (since 2012 these are available on YouTube) and a…

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Firth Lecture 2018 Part 2 - Professor John Barclay

In this video, John Barclay, the Firth Lecturer for 2018, presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology – and especially what is found in 2 Corinthians. This shows us that…

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How to get a job with a charity

Sarah Hancock, philosophy and theology alumna, works for The Challenge. She gives advice on how you can stand out in the recruitment process, the skills charities look for and the evidence that you…

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Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

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Neuroscience | Australia, research and student life

Eliot talks about his year abroad working in a lab in Australia and gives advice to new neuroscience students.

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Career advice | Get support from a mentor

Nerissa Culli, neuroscience student, joined the Career Mentoring programme because she wanted to find out the differences between academic and industrial research, what lab activities involved and…

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Using OneDrive to store and share your files

OneDrive allows you to quickly and easily store your files online. Find out more in this video. https://nottingham.ac.uk/go/office365

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Introducing Office 365

Office 365 contains lots of useful features, from storing files on OneDrive to working collaboratively on documents. This video gives an overview of everything it has to offer.…

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Collaborating on group projects with Office 365

Office 365 is really useful for working together on group projects. Find out more in this video. https://nottingham.ac.uk/go/office365

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - solving a problem for a local community centre

Timi Soyombo, a third-year industrial economics student, talks about the two problems that they solved for The Vine Community Centre - firstly, a lack of volunteers and secondly to increase their…

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - two students share their experience

Loren Querickiol and Deepak Assudani talk about their group project to solve a real-life business project for Romax Technology, a local small to medium-sized business. The Challenge gave them the…

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

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An English student reflects on his internship

Ben Garry reflects on what he has learned about himself and digital marketing from his internship at Impression Digital in Nottingham.

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The value of an internship

Aaron Dicks, Managing Director of Impression and Ben Garry, English student reflect on the value of an internship.

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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…

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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

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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…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Helping students to build their CV

Ross Davies, Director at Strafe Creative, talks about how they have supported students to gain the skills and experience for the creative sector through the Nottingham Internship Scheme. The…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Bringing fresh ideas and skills to build the business

Emma Brown, Head of Project Management at Protolan, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has been so successful because the interns have brought in new ideas and skillsets to build…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Recruiting new talent for the business

Aaron Dicks, Managing Director at Impression, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has enabled him to recruit new talent for the business - achieving a 100% conversion rate! Ben Garry,…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Gaining experience in my chosen career

Rachel Flaxman, classical civilisation student, talks about her summer internship at Green's Mill and Science Centre and how it has given her an insight into a career in heritage. Rachel's…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Developing the skills for working life

Shannon Berridge, English student, talks about her summer internship at Strafe Creative - how she has developed the work-related skills that she will need for working life and gaining some work…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Improving my coding skills

Matt Kempa, computer science student, talks about his summer internship at Strafe Creative and how he developed his coding skills through the projects he worked on and the advice from the directors…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working for a small company

Ollie Thompson, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the advantages of working for a small to medium-sized enterprise. Ollie's internship was organised…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working in a professional environment

Daniel Markcoons, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the work he was involved with and how he gained a valuable insight into a professional working…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Making an impact

Ben Garry, BA English graduate, talks about his internship as a digital marketing executive and how he improved the online visibility of his clients' businesses and that of his employer,…

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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…

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A-Z of Theology; E is for Eucharist

Professor Tom O’Loughlin points out a complexity in the use of the word ‘eucharist.’ It is usually thought of as just a technical name for a ritual – the ritual practiced…

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A-Z of Theology; C is for Creed

Professor Tom O'Loughlin discusses the various meanings of the word 'creed' in Christian discourse. #a2zoftheology

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Why Study Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, gives his vision of the importance of theology. It is concerned with ‘thinking logically about God’ and…

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Sally Jollands

A brief interview with student Sally Jollands about her experience at Nottingham University.

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A to Z of Sociology: Forced Marriage

Rachael Clawson, from the Central for Social Work in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, talks about forced marriage.

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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…

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Summer Internship Scheme - an introduction for employers

Chris Colegate from the Careers and Employability Service talks about the Summer Internship Scheme and how local SMEs have benefited from employing our talented students for 8-12 weeks.

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Summer Internships Scheme - Instantview

Mark Habgood, CEO at Instantview and Nick McBlain, computer science student, talk about their experience of the Summer Internships Scheme, organised by the Careers and Employability Service.

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Summer internships - ICN

Geoff Baker, CEO at ICN, Prachi Jain, management studies student and Greg Dougall, economics with Chinese studies graduate share their experiences of the summer internship scheme.

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Undergraduate study in the School of Mathematical Sciences

Find out what it is like to study maths from our own staff and students in the school of mathematical sciences. There are lots of opportunities for our undergraduates as is explained. Find out more…

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Andrew Ling, MA Social Work

Andrew talks about his experience studying MA Social Work at The University of Nottingham

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Using the Heart and Head in Social Work: Olive Stevenson’s Legacy for Today and Tomorrow (Olive Stevenson Memorial Lecture - Part 2)

The first Olive Stevenson memorial lecture, celebrating her life and legacy, was held on Wednesday 12 February 2014. The Memorial Lecture, "Using the Heart and the Head in Social Work: Olvie…

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Olive Stevenson Memorial Lecture - Part 1

The first Olive Stevenson memorial lecture, celebrating her life and legacy, was held on Wednesday 12 February 2014. Harry Ferguson, Marian Charles, Phyllida Parsloe* and Deborah Kitson share their…

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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…

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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…

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Work placements for students in the School of English

Students and employers talk about the benefits of the placement scheme which is offered by the School of English for final year students to gain authentic work experience. For more details about…

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Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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