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#UniversitiesForNottingham | What makes a place a place?

Georgina Wilding; University of Nottingham alumna, creative and professional writer and the first Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature Young Poet Laureate, performs her specially created spoken word…

From  Debs Storey on January 4th, 2020 0 likes 152 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For patients

Malcolm Graham received a timely liver transplant, and a new lease of life after following a diagnosis pathway developed at the University of Nottingham. Liver disease is the fifth largest killer…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For the next generation

Harry, aged 10, was introduced to Nottingham Trent Children’s University through his school, Worksop Priory C of E Academy. As part of the project, Harry has been encouraged to continue his…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 52 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For the community

Ten year old Abdulhameed Elgareidi has been taking part in workshops designed to support children to build key life skills, deliver their own social action projects and make the transition from…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 67 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For innovators

Anika Vassell set up Teen-Behaviour.Com Ltd with help from the University of Nottingham Ingenuity Lab. Teen-Behaviour.Com Ltd helps businesses improve the mental health, productivity and morale of…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For creatives

Isobelle Farrar is still reaping the benefits of winning the Nottingham Young Creatives competition some years ago. Supported by both universities, the competition is a springboard for creative…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For policymakers

The University of Nottingham has helped bring ideas, people and businesses together to test low energy housing and community energy solutions at Trent Basin. Trent Basin is a low energy housing…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For the ambitious

Husna Gul is a degree apprentice at Nottingham Trent University - meaning she can study her degree in Civil Engineering while also working four days a week for a Nottingham engineering firm. Husna,…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Wonder 2019

As the University's largest community engagement event, Wonder transformed University Park into a playground of learning and discovery on Saturday 15 June 2019. Attracting more than 5,000…

From  Isabel Bleach on December 13th, 2019 0 likes 62 plays 0  

#UoNFreshers - International students

Welcome to Nottingham! Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for your journey to Nottingham and University life. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more information.

From  Debs Storey on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 905 plays 0  

#UoNFreshers - What to do before you arrive

Welcome to Nottingham! We're looking forward to helping you settle in. Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for University. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more…

From  Debs Storey on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 2,997 plays 0  

Xerte Conference 2018

The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for elearning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. The 2018 conference was held at The University of…

From  Joe Bell on June 27th, 2018 0 likes 435 plays 0  

Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

From  Ryan Neal on May 25th, 2018 0 likes 811 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett on May 2nd, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Firth Lecture 2018 Part 1 - Professor John Barclay

In his book, Paul and the Gift (2015) John Barclay presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology, studying it in view of ancient notions of ‘gift’ and shining new…

From  Simon Barnett on May 1st, 2018 0 likes 13 plays 0  

SB Cake Off 2018

The 6th annual SB Cake Off took place today at our Sutton Bonington Campus. The event raises money for Vets in the Community and the Terrence Higgins Trust. 🍰

From  Paul Hodgson on March 15th, 2018 0 likes 23 plays 0  

What a Wonderful day!

Wonder, the University of Nottingham's annual open day took place on 17 June 2017. This video shows some of the highlights of the day. Discover more about Wonder…

From  Debs Storey on June 23rd, 2017 0 likes 889 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on June 9th, 2017 0 likes 731 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 766 plays 0  

Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Community scientists at the University of Nottingham are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK’s native population of…

From  Emma Rayner on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 62 plays 0  

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.…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 103 plays 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

From  Tom Travis on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 1,192 plays 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

From  Tom Travis on October 27th, 2016 0 likes 112 plays 0  

SB Fest 2016

The students of Sutton Bonnington pulled it out of the bag for another SB Fest. Filled to the brim with food and drink from the local area plus music and fun activities for little ones too, SB Fest…

From  Paul Hodgson on May 13th, 2016 0 likes 236 plays 0  

Gamification Teaching & Learning Seminar: Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016

Gamification and Ludology Teaching & Learning Seminar Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016 E-learning community

From  Helen Whitehead on April 15th, 2016 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Susan Anderson (GEM) - Virtual Microscope, e-learning community November 2015

Susan Anderson (Graduate Entry Medicine) speak about the “virtual microscope” developed in 2009. It is currently used by approximately 1000 students around the University, giving access…

From  Sally Hanford on November 9th, 2015 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

From  Elizabeth Cass on December 15th, 2014 0 likes 295 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Plough Sunday with Alison Milbank

In a world where we think of work as being a Monday to Friday affair, where food comes from a shop, and where ‘work’ and ‘religion’ belong in separate compartments, a festival…

From  Simon Barnett on September 10th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Studying what you love is the key to career success

Two of our lovely 3rd year English students went out and about with a video camera to find out whether our students think it's important to study a subject you love. Video shot and edited by Tom…

From  Debs Storey on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 69 plays 0  

Community first responders

Meet the University of Nottingham students providing life saving support to the East Midlands Ambulance Service and local communities in Derby and Nottingham. This project has benefited from Cascade…

From  Debs Storey on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 2,087 plays 0  

Accommodation

Our students talk through the different types of accommodation on offer at The University of Nottingham. For more information visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/accommodation

From  Digital Communications on December 17th, 2013 0 likes 10,024 plays 0  

The Stigma of Disadvantaged Communities

Dr Lisa McKenzie talks about her research focusing on the stigma of disadvantaged neighbourhoods. This two-year research project is set on the St Ann's council estate in Nottingham, a socially…

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 17 plays 0