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Elizabeth Newell, T and L Conference 2019

Elizabeth Newell talks about alumni digital capabilities.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Bolster your application to the Scientific Training Programme

It's very competitive to get on the NHS Scientific Training Programme and if you've been rejected, don't give up apply again. Cara McKenzie, Trainee Healthcare Scientist and genetics…

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Applying for the NHS Scientific Training Programme (STP)

Cara McKenzie, Trainee Healthcare Scientists and genetics alumna, gives advice on applying for the STP including how to find work experience and how to successfully navigate the interview process.

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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PhD in Translational Imaging (School of Medicine)

Dr Shahideh Safavi, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, speaks about studying for a PhD in Translational Imaging at the University of Nottingham,…

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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.…

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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Expert advice on becoming an archivist

Dr Simon Innes-Robbins, Nottingham alumnus, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museums gives an insight into the different types of archives in the UK. He also offers advice on the importance of work…

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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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What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

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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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The Nottingham Women

Georgina Wilding (Nottingham Young Poet Laureate) recites a poem about the women of Nottingham for International Women's Day.

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From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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Alumnus - MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology, Pranay Ghosh

Dr Pranay Ghosh, a graduate of the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) course, talks about his experience of studying at the University of Nottingham. He graduated with Distinction at…

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Advice for medical students considering academic medicine

Nick Raine-Fenning, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reader at the University talks about how he became an academic and provides advice to medical students who may be considering academic medicine as an…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Organising my F2 medical training year abroad

Ciara Deall, Nottingham alumna, talks about how she organised her F2 training year in Australia and why she decided to spend another year there working before returning to the UK to continue her…

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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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Professor West's message to Alumni

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to Alumni.

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Vlog: 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree

American & Canadian Studies alumna and BBC Apprentice candidate Rebecca Jeffery gives her top 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree.

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Vlog: Uni Q&A with alumni The Anna Edit and Mark Newton

Our alumni Anna and Mark answer your questions about starting uni, moving in, making the most of your time as a student and life after graduation! Check out Anna's channel at…

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Materials Engineering and Materials Design PhD student Fernando Barrera Betanzos

Materials Engineering and Materials Design research student Fernando Barrera Betanzos talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing PhD student Alex Gasper

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training research student Alex Gasper talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Jamie Waterall - Alumni (nursing) profile

Alumni student profile of Jamie Waterall

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumna talks about the skills she uses in her role as a senior scientist

Amy talks about her role at Sygnature Discovery and the skills she uses on a daily basis in her role.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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Alumna Amy Prosser talks about her role as Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery

Amy, talks about her role in the Bioscience Department and the experience and skills needed to work in this area.

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Vlog: A day in the life of BBC Apprentice candidate Rebecca Jeffery

Find out what a typical day is like for our American and Canadian Studies alumna Rebecca Jeffery.Rebecca runs her own design and marketing business with her sister and appeared as a candidate on the…

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Carwyn Jones, maths graduate, talks about his first role within the pharmaceutical industry

Carwyn started his career as a medical sales rep (also known as 'carrying the bag') and he talks about what this involves, the training and progression routes. Carwyn is now Partner at Open…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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Joe Hesford, English and philosophy graduate, talks about his role at Vodafone

Joe talks about his role as Commercial Finance Manager at Vodafone, how he utilises the skills developed during his degree in his currrent role and his advice to other arts graduates interested in a…

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Francesca Jaffa, a recent graduate, talks about her role at Deutsche Bank

Francesca, a joint honours German and philosophy graduate, talks about her role as a Junior Employee Relations Specialist, why she chose to work for a global bank and why she chose a career in human…

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eMentoring - bring your career ideas to life

Laura Mingley, biology graduate talks about how the eMentoring scheme helped her gain a first-hand insight into the career that interested her. She asked her mentor, Paul Little, an alumnus of the…

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Christine Ennew - The final message as UNMC Provost

Professor Christine Ennew, the Provost and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus graduated with a PhD in economics from the UK campus in 1984.Since 1987 she has held…

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American and Canadian Studies Alumni event 2016

Staff and students from the Department of American and Canadian Studies met with former students to discuss career opportunities.

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Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

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Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

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Vlog: Postgraduate funding

Looking for some advice about funding your postgraduate degree? Look no further! Useful…

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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines

The students of the EPSRC sponsored Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines at Schools of Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham and University College London are…

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Sir John Sawers Chancellor’s Lecture: technology and security

Sir John Sawers, former Chief of MI6 and Nottingham alumnus, delivered a Chancellor’s Lecture on 25 November 2015 on a range of topics from technology, security and freedom, the Iraq War,…

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Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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Career Mentoring Thank you

A short thank you video from the Director of Careers and Employability at The University of Nottingham, Nalayini Thambar, thanking the alumni of the University for the time and support they have…

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History in a Minute - Emma Lautman

PhD student Emma talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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Rebecca's story: Children's Brain Tumour Research

Sue Clark talks to us about her daughter Rebecca, who continues to benefit from the ongoing work of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) here in Nottingham.…

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Tarzeen's story: Scholarships

Scholarship recipient Tarzeen tells us how her scholarship has made a real difference to her time here at Nottingham. http://nott.ac.uk/scholarship

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Charlotte's story: Nottingham Potential

Summer School Ambassador Charlotte tells us how Nottingham Potential has helped her and why it is such an important project to be involved in. http://nott.ac.uk/nottinghampotential

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Impact - The Nottingham Campaign

In this short film we meet some of the people benefiting from, and working on, the campaign's fundraising efforts so far and hear how Impact: The Nottingham Campaign is directly helping them.…

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Adrian Hayes

A short video of explorer, adventurer and business coach, Adrian Hayes talking about his life and how he achieves his goals. As well as offering advice to current students of The University of…

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Hear from our volunteers, Liz Fradd

A short interview with alumna Dame Liz Fradd, longstanding volunteer mentor and council member here at The University of Nottingham. Hear about why she gives her time. For more information…

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A grand graduation!

Our friends at Rebel Yell created this stunning video during our Summer Graduation ceremonies 2015. More info about…

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Three generations of hockey players reflect on sport at Nottingham

Three generations of hockey players reflect on sport at Nottingham: Piers Denning – current student and captain of the men’s hockey team Robert Clift (Economics 1984) – Won a gold…

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Adrian Hayes (MBA 1994) - Alumni Laureate Award 2014

Adrian Hayes is a record-breaking polar explorer, adventurer, keynote speaker, business coach, author, and recipient of The University of Nottingham’s 2014 Alumni Laureate Award for Special…

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Annie Panter accepts our Greatest Sportswoman award

Annie Panter delivers her acceptance speech upon being crowned Greatest Sportswoman in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more information about the awards, please visit…

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Lord's Cricket Ground sport reception highlights

Watch highlights of our sport reception, held at Lord's Cricket Ground, to celebrate the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes and launch our £3m fundraising campaign for sport.

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Dan Williams accepts the Greatest Coach award on behalf of his father Vaughan Parry Williams

Dan Williams gives his thoughts on what his father, Vaughan Parry Williams, would have thought to being crowned Greatest Coach in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more…

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The 1959-1961 Men's Hockey Team are crowned our Greatest Team

The hockey team delivers their acceptance speech upon being crowned Greatest Team in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more information about the awards, please visit…

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Brian Moore is crowned our Greatest Sportsman

Brian Moore delivers his acceptance speech upon being crowned Greatest Sportsman in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more information about the awards, please visit…

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Juan Anzola_PhD Sociology

Juan Anzola talks about his experiences of studying a PhD in Sociology at The University of Nottingham.

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Assylkhan Nurgaliyev, Phd Sociology

Assylkhan Nurgaliyev talks about his experiences of studying for a PhD Sociology at the University of Nottingham.

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