Search for tag: "tips for new students"

#Poliakoffee - the coffee with all the right elements!

‘Poliakoffee’ has been specially percolated to celebrate the Year of the Periodic Table and is a tribute to the university’s own periodic hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, who helped to…

From  Paul Hodgson 3 Weeks ago 0 likes 221 views 0  

#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…

From  Debs Storey A month ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Smart sensor bandage for chronic wounds

University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.…

From  Emma Lowry A month ago 0 likes 28 views 0  

A world where cultures unite

Nottingham is a world of endless opportunities – where you can achieve your full potential and feel at home even when you are far from it, while sharing experiences with students from around…

From  Tom Travis A month ago 1 likes 291 views 0  

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…

From  Tom Travis A month ago 0 likes 29 views 0  

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…

From  Tom Travis A month ago 0 likes 59 views 0  

Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

From  David Watts 3 Months ago 0 likes 81 views 0  

Sports facility access - Aymun

A sports facilities access video filmed at David Ross Sports Village with disabled student - Aymun Khan. The video features Aymun's journey through the facility, from the accessible parking to…

From  Hannah Webber 3 Months ago 0 likes 17 views 0  

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,…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 40 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 37 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 42 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 46 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 63 views 0  

Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

From  Hannah Webber 5 Months ago 0 likes 28 views 0  

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.

From  David Watts 5 Months ago 0 likes 32 views 0  

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.

From  David Watts 5 Months ago 0 likes 34 views 0  

Chevening Scholars at Nottingham

We are proud to support Chevening Scholarships, the UK's global masters scholarship programme for outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Chevening Scholars Charles from Nigeria, Ha from…

From  David Watts 6 Months ago 0 likes 501 views 0  

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.…

From  Jackie Thompson 6 Months ago 0 likes 60 views 0  

#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

From  Ryan Neal 6 Months ago 0 likes 14 views 0  

#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…

From  Ryan Neal 6 Months ago 0 likes 295 views 0  

Sports facility access - Sean

A sports facilities access video filmed at David Ross Sports Village with disabled student and sports scholar - Sean O'Sullivan. The video features Sean's journey through the facility as a…

From  Hannah Webber 7 Months ago 0 likes 30 views 0  

Sports facility access - Agata

A sports facilities access video filmed at David Ross Sports Village with visually impaired student - Agata Cienciala. The video features Agata's journey through the facility as a disabled…

From  Hannah Webber 7 Months ago 0 likes 17 views 0  

#UoNFreshers First Day

Your first day at the University of Nottingham is fast approaching - watch the video above to find out what to expect. For more information visit the Welcome Hub:…

From  Ryan Neal 7 Months ago 0 likes 194 views 0  

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:…

From  Paul Hodgson 7 Months ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

Our brand new Cancer Sciences courses and purpose built Cancer Centre

Academics and students discuss the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences courses being launched at the University of Nottingham in September 2019, along with the new purpose built Centre for Cancer…

From  Debs Storey 7 Months ago 0 likes 108 views 0  

Our brand new BSc and MSci courses in Cancer Sciences

Academics discussing the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences course being launched in September 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

From  Debs Storey 7 Months ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

Our brand new purpose built Cancer Centre

Academic discussing the purpose built Cancer Centre which is due to open in winter 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

From  Debs Storey 7 Months ago 0 likes 171 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 7 Months ago 0 likes 335 views 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 8 Months ago 0 likes 535 views 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 8 Months ago 0 likes 1,479 views 0  

Mature Students - Stronger Together

There's lots of support in place for mature students studying at the University of Nottingham. Meet some of our students who explain what it's like to be a mature student at UoN.

From  Ryan Neal 8 Months ago 0 likes 25 views 0  

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…

From  Chin Koh 8 Months ago 0 likes 279 views 0  

Why Study Women in 'Q' with Sara Parks

Dr Sara Parks introduces the text that lies behind the gospels of Matthew and Luke – to which we give the name ‘Q’. In turn, this allows her to study what this text says about women…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 1 likes 16 views 0  

Why Study The Aftermath of the Flood in Genesis 8

Dr Tarah van de Weile examines the Genesis story of the aftermath of Noah’s flood. She shows us the complexity of the storyteller’s design and how he want to convey the goodness and order…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

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

From  Tom Travis 9 Months ago 0 likes 97 views 0  

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

From  Roderick Dale 10 Months ago 0 likes 84 views 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 11 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 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 11 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 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 11 Months ago 0 likes 8 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 17 views 0  

Liz Nicholl: Facilities for elite athletes at University of Nottingham

CEO of UK Sport and alumna Liz Nicholl talks about how important the state-of-the-art facilities available at the University of Nottingham are to elite athletes. For more information visit…

From  Debs Storey A year ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology course overview

Overview and highlights of the MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) course given by Dr Walid Maalouf, course director, and some of our international students. Find out more about the…

From  Chin Koh A year ago 0 likes 442 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 44 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 50 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 70 views 0  

Career advice | How to write a great application form

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

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 190 views 0  

Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

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

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 254 views 0  

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!

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 504 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 167 views 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 366 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

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 42 views 0  

Vlog: Living off campus

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

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 12 views 0  

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…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 21 views 0  

Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

From  Nancy Coles A year ago 0 likes 9 views

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:…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Vlog: Being LGBT+ at uni 🌈

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

From  Tom Travis A year ago 1 likes 133 views 0  

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.

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 14 views 0  

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

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 59 views 0  

BMBS Medicine - an overview from our academics

Our academics give and overview of Medicine at Nottingham, including advice on how to apply.

From  Debs Storey A year ago 0 likes 1,508 views 0  

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…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 109 views 0  

What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 34 views 0  

Vlog: 5 things I've learnt from first year at uni

Find out the top 5 things Ali's learnt from her first year at university. Watch more of Ali's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 254 views 0  

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,…

From  Debs Storey A year ago 0 likes 2,001 views 0  

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,…

From  Debs Storey A year ago 0 likes 19,270 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 477 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 512 views 0  

Victoria Jansen - MARM 2017 profile

Victoria Jansen discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

From  Rebecca Weaver A year ago 0 likes 86 views 0  

Richard Alvey - MARM 2017 profile

Richard Alvey discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

From  Rebecca Weaver A year ago 0 likes 62 views 0  

Alison Cowley - MARM 2017 profile

Alison Cowley discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

From  Rebecca Weaver A year ago 0 likes 39 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 44 views 0  

Vlog: How to choose a university

Thinking of applying to uni? Confused about where to start and what to think about? Here are Cara's top tips for applying to uni! Here are how Cara's expectations lived up to the…

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 157 views 0  

Vlog: UCAS visit days

Student vlogger Tom explains what UCAS visit days are all about and why offer holders should come along. You can find all our offer holders information here:…

From  Debs Storey 2 Years ago 0 likes 2,944 views 0