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#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…

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A world of many opportunities

Nottingham is a world where you can live a truly global experience with students from around the world – where you can develop your independence with support to help you realise your full…

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A world of its own

Nottingham is a world of its own – where you can meet students from around the world, learn about their cultures, make friends and share experiences.Our world is always moving. Be part of…

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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…

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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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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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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Ha from Vietnam discusses life at Nottingham

Khanh Ha Fan, a Chevening Scholar from Vietnam, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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#UoNFreshers - Getting Around

With all of the various transport options, getting around campus and the wider Nottingham area is really easy. Watch the video to find out more. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome

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#UoNFreshers - Your First Week

Here's what to expect from your first week at the University of Nottingham. Don't worry if you're feeling overwhelmed - all you absolutely need to do is register and attend your…

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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

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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.

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Vlog: 5 things to do before starting uni

Varun's got 5 top tips for things you can do in preparation for starting university. UoN SU Welcome site: https://www.su.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome/ UoN new students 2018 Facebook group:…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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#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.

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#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…

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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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VLOG: 5 things I've learnt from first year

Ese chats about five things she's learnt from her first year at Nottingham. Check out Ese's personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQV0i91RlbwGQUOx9fRPvqQ

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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 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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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…

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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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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…

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Medics: The benefits of networking during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors, a fourth-year medical student and Dr Nick Raine-Fenning, reader and consultant, talk about the benefits of networking to fully explore a specialty and to build relationships for the…

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Medics: Maximise your time and build your CV during the Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth- year medical student give examples of how you can get involved in additional activities during your clinical experiences to build your CV and meet the requirements of the…

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Medics: Self awareness and reflection during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student explore how they reflected on their clinical experiences - what they enjoyed, the positives and negatives of a specialism and their own strengths and…

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Medics: How your Clinical Phase can influence your career decision

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student talk about how their clinical placements uncovered some surprises in terms of their perceptions and their career thinking. Keep an open mind during…

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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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April Fool - #Cattic

Earlier today announced a new space in Hallward Library on University Park Campus where students can study with cats... 🐈 It was an April Fool - tell us in the comments if you believed us. 🙈

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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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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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Vlog: How to prepare for exams

Hannah gives her top tips on how to prepare for exams. Hannah's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCoZGyEMMW4ljy1QakZFgcg

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Nader

Nader from Lebanon talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Titilayo

Titilayo from Nigeria talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Siddiqa

Siddiqa from Sudan talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more about the course: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology student - Emmanuel

Emmanuel from Nigeria talks about studying the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/art

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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…

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🚘 Campus CARaoke 🎤 Musicality 🎭

First to take to the wheel in our 'Campus CARaoke' series is University of Nottingham's musical theatre society Musicality. Find out more about Musicality:…

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Vlog: Nottingham Christmas market

Vicky took a trip to the Winter Wonderland Christmas market in Old Market Square. Check out Vicky's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCETTmGjpLgb8TM-hJTeQTBg

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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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Vlog: Halloween in Nottingham

Humeara investigated the spooky sights of Old Market Square for Halloween. Humeara's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos

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Vlog: Autumn in Nottingham

Vlogger Anna filmed a montage of the autumnal colours on University Park. Isn't it gorgeous?! Anna's channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2pBDVheNC2a4POGDgu_o6w

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Vlog: BONFIRE NIGHT

See how Humeara celebrated bonfire night at the Forest Recreation Ground firework display. Humeara's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos

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Putting together your application portfolio for medical specialist training

James Offer, Nottingham alumnus, explains what you should include in your application portfolio providing examples from his own experience. James also provides his top tips on getting your portfolio…

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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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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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Zoology | optional modules, field courses and ladybird research

Max talks about the different modules available such as the field course to the Peak District and recommends things for new zoology students to get involved in.

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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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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

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Biochemistry | research, modules and uni life

Emily tells us what it’s like to be a biochemistry student as well as giving advice to those interested in studying at Nottingham.

From  Georgina Barclay A year ago 0 likes 148 views 0  

Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

Abigail tells us what she enjoys about studying genetics plus tips for applicants and new students.

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LinkedIn: Connection Invitations

Are you looking to make connections on LinkedIn? To ensure you get positive responses to your request, follow the three P's! Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Summary

Are you using LinkedIn to make contacts and search for job vacancies? Then you'll need a strong personal summary. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Professional Headline

Your professional headline is one of the first elements of your profile that LinkedIn users will see and so it's important to get it right. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager, from…

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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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Vlog: Living in a HOUSE vs HALLS

Sophie compares living in her second year house to halls. Sophie's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

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Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Amy Prosser, Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, talks about her role as a mentor and the types of questions she gets asked by students. They range from how she chose her PhD and how she got…

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Career advice | How to write a great application form

Erica Sparkes, Employability Education Projects Officer gives her advice on making an effective job application.

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Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

Shelley Ashenden, Senior Careers Adviser, gives her top tips for acing an assessment centre.

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Career advice | How to make your CV stand out

Cathy Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives her top tips on how to make sure your CV stands out from the rest and is placed in the 'interview' pile!

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Career advice | How to give a strong presentation

Luke Lynch, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives his top tips on how to deliver an effective presentations during the recruitment process. Often this is an activity that students or…

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Career advice | How to write an effective covering letter

Hayley Gilmore, Students' Union Employability Manager, gives her top tips on writing an effective covering letter when applying for a job vacancy.

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What our MSc Microbiology and Immunology students think of Nottingham

MSc Microbiology and Immunology students share their experiences of studying at Nottingham. Find out more:…

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Why study MSc Microbiology and Immunology?

Our MSc Microbiology and Immunology is a unique course that provides equal learning in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Four students share why they chose the course and what they’ve…

From  Georgina Barclay A year ago 0 likes 175 views 0  

Vlog: Things I wish I'd known last year

Sophie offers the advice she wish she'd known before she started university. Sophie's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

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Vlog: Living off campus

Hannah gives some tips about living off campus. Hannah's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCoZGyEMMW4ljy1QakZFgcg

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Vlog: More things you might be worried about

Humeara offers advice about budgeting, making friends, living away from home and not drinking alcohol. Check out Humeara's channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos…

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Vlog: Things you might be worrying about...but don't need to be!

Starting uni can be a bit scary, so Ali's here to settle your nerves about making friends, living away from home and managing your work. Ali's channel:…

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Vlog: Being LGBT+ at uni 🌈

Jamie talks about his experience of being LGBT+ at unihttps://facebook.com/groups/UoNLGBThttps://uon-su-lgbt.com/

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Vlog: Preparing for uni

Ali talks about group chats, public transport and packing before heading to uni. See more of Ali's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

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