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UoN Graduation - how the ceremony works

This video is designed to give University of Nottingham graduands all the information they need to know about how the graduation ceremony works and what they'll need to do. For more information…

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Understanding the Tier 4 visa

Amy Hewitt, Immigration Adviser at the University of Nottingham talks through everything you need to know about applying for the Tier 4 study visa. More information:…

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Richard Windle, T and L Conference 2019

Richard Windle talks about Higher Education Academy and his National Teaching Fellowship.

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Sutton Bonington Experience

Home to our veterinary and bioscience courses, Sutton Bonington Campus offers a student experience that's as unique as you are. From sports to events and societies, and even a farmers…

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Unlocking Talent: Projecting Learning

Unlocking Talent is using XPRIZE winning apps by onebillion implemented by VSO in innovative ways to raise attainment in literacy and maths, underpinned by scientific research from University of…

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LGBT+ Students - Stronger Together

Our LGBT+ students talk about their experiences studying at the University of Nottingham and signpost to some useful resources.

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BME Students - Stronger Together

Our BME students talk about their experiences studying at the University of Nottingham and signpost to some useful information.

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Changes in aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

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Innovation in the automotive industry and opportunities for graduates

Gary Colwill, Engineering Manager at Pektron, talks about the electronic innovations within the car industry, the qualities that graduates need in this sector and what he would want to ask at an…

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onebillion app

Software developed to help children around the world to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic – and backed by academics at The University of Nottingham – is joint winner of a…

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Open Days at UoN

Take a quick look at what you might expect to see and experience at our open days. Our 2019 Undergraduate Open Days will be held on:Friday 28 June Saturday 29 June Friday 13 September Saturday 14…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, reflects on her experiences so far and what that means for the future.

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Happiness at work

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, talks about the times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Happiness at work

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee, talks about times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee reflects on her experiences at work and what that means for the future.

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#WeAreUoN Gaby's story

Dr Gaby Neher is an inspiring educator, mentor and researcher. With specialist expertise in the Renaissance period of art history, Gaby's always looking for new and interesting ways to engage…

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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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#WeAreUoN Ark's story

Ark is relatively new in his role as a Senior Mobile Developer but he’s already making waves with his work on the MyNottingham app. His enthusiasm and openness to feedback from students and…

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#WeAreUoN Celebrating our EU staff

Our University thrives on the diversity of its people, both staff and students. We collaborate to provide a transformational teaching experience and deliver research of global significance. …

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A career in the environmental sector - could it be for you?

Sachin Gosai, Geotechnical Engineer talks about his work at Arup and the sector. He explains how the needs of his clients are changing, and identifies two things he wished he'd known when he…

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Considering a career in the environmental sector? A local employer offers advice

Paul Bennett, Director of Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants gives an insight into the work of his company as well as advice to students considering working in the sector. He talks about the…

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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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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.…

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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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Applying for jobs outside academia - assessing your skills and behaviours (3/3)

In this third video in the series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, focuses on assessing your skills, behaviours and experiences realistically. There are challenges involved in doing this as not…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 4. Violence and Patience, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, examines his attitude toward…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and…

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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…

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Tropical Biology | Study abroad and travel in Malaysia

Stephanie's highlights from her field trip to Tioman Island, as part of her year in Malaysia on our Tropical Biology BSc. About this course.

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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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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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Celebrating our technical talent

Our technical colleagues at the University of Nottingham are vital to the success of our institution, bringing skills and expertise that are essential to delivering research and teaching on an…

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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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Handling scalpel blades

This video demonstrates the safe and correct use of scalpel blades.

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Surgical instruments and handling techniques

This video demonstrates the correct use of surgical instruments and safe handling techniques.

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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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Discovery. For the world

Real world research. Real world impact. Our research knows no limits. Our discoveries change lives across the globe. Discover more about our world-changing research: nottingham.ac.uk/research

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MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

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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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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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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…

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#WasteNott — the plastics challenge

We've developed new targets to change the way we use single-use plastic. Get involved and play your part. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/wasteNott

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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

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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

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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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Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

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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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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…

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Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

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Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

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Why Study Another Finitude

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) made the theme of finitude, human finitude, central to his philosophy: humans have ‘being towards death.’ In this video Prof. Agata Bielik-Robson challenges…

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Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

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Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

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Glassblowing Technicians @ UoN

Our highly skilled and expert technical staff are essential to delivering research and teaching on an international stage. Take a look inside our Glassblowing workshop with Clive and Conor here at…

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Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Alumni Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott made history at the London 2012 Olympic Games by winning Great Britain’s first ever gold medal in the canoe slalom event. Best friends since their time at…

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Robert Clift – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star and alumnus Robert Clift was part of the legendary Great Britain team who won gold at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In an international career spanning a decade, Clift won 75 caps for…

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Annie Panter – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star Annie Panter earnt over 100 caps for England and Great Britain in her 10 year international career including a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Overcoming a series of…

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#UoNVideoBox at Graduation

Each year we set up a video diary room to see what our graduates have to say for themselves...

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MY CLEARING TIPS 2018 | A Level results day

Honor tells you her top 6 tips for surviving clearing on results day. www.nottingham.ac.uk/clearing

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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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A student invention to ensure your balls are match fit

A team of mechanical engineering students at the University of Nottingham has developed a portable impact tester to accurately gauge the rebound of a tennis ball.

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International Women in Engineering Day 23 June 2018

In the UK just 11% of engineering and technology undergraduates are women. Why? We approached some of our female experts, both academic and technical staff, in the Faculty of Engineering, to find…

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