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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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Encouraging Graduate Success with a Careers Day

In partnership with the Careers and Employability Office, Louise Thomson organised a mini careers day for students of MSc. Occupational Psychology, which saw alumni return to share insights of the…

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Vlog: Freshers chat with Mum

Ali and her Mum have a chat about their experiences of Ali moving to university, and what advice they'd give new students and their parents. Check out Ali's channel:…

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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.

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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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NUsearch improvements May 2018

An overview of some of the improvements we've made to NUsearch in May 2018. NUsearch is your online library discovery tool, where you can search and access all of our physical and digital…

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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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Women Students - Stronger Together

There's lots of support in place for women studying at the University of Nottingham. Meet some of our students who explain what it's like to be a woman at UoN, and discuss some of the…

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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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Self-service Reservations in our libraries

Once you’ve selected a book to be delivered to your library of choice, here’s how to pick it up and check it out.

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Self-service laptop loan lockers in our libraries

You can borrow laptops and iPads from most of our libraries. At Hallward and George Green we have self-service laptop loan lockers. Here’s how to use them.

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Finding books in our libraries

How to locate books and resources in our seven UK libraries using NUsearch, our online library discovery tool.More information: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/library/collections

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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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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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Lifting instruction video - standing press

Check out our video on how to perform the perfect standing press

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Lifting instruction video - squat

Check out our video on how to perform the perfect squat

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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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BUCS National Championships success

Over 300 University of Nottingham students headed to Sheffield for the 2017 British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships. With individual finals taking place across nine…

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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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Sport at The University of Nottingham

We strive to inspire our students to stay active and reach their potential in sport and fitness….with the new £40 million David Ross Sports Village, more student sports clubs than any…

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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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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…

From  Jackie Thompson 2 Years ago 0 likes 199 views 0  

What did you want to be when you were younger? | #UoNVideoBox

Students in the #UoNVideoBox tell us what they wanted to be when they were younger... Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

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Why did you choose Nottingham? | #UoNVideoBox

A student in the #UoNVideoBox tells us why she chose to study at The University of Nottingham. Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

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Tips for Freshers from Graduates | #UoNVideoBox

Some of our graduates pass on their tips to new students in the #UoNVideoBox... Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ5eJ

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How did you feel when you got into Nottingham? | #UoNVideoBox

Students in the #UoNVideoBox tell us how they felt once they got into Nottingham... What more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

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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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School of Health Sciences Lord Dearing Award winners 2016

Winners of the 2016 Lord Dearing nursing awards in the School of Health Sciences discuss what they did to receive the award, as well as how much it means to them and the developments they hope to…

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Daniel Sykes a BP scholar

Daniel Sykes is studying BSc Theoretical Physics at The University of Nottingham and has been awarded an industry scholar from BP for the duration of his study. Here Daniel talks about the benefit of…

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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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The University of Nottingham Electric Super Bike

Winners of the European Championships last year, The University of Nottingham Engineering Department have make two electric super bikes again this year to race at the Isle of Man TT super bike race,…

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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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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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The Hemlock Stone drone survey

As part of the Three Stone Project, the surveying of the Hemlock Stone using a drone was undertaken in October 2015, aiding in the creation of a 3D model of the stone and therefore helping establish…

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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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