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A masters experience in the Faculty of Arts

Masters students describe their experience of learning and living in Nottingham. Six students tell their stories of what it was like to study for a masters degree in the Faculty of Arts. From…

From  Rebecca Weaver on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 14 plays 0  

LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Sport

University of Nottingham recognises how important it is that the LGBTQ+ community feel confident taking part in sport and physical activity and we’re proud to champion the #RainbowLaces…

From  Digital Communications on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

BUCS Nationals 2020 | University of Nottingham Sport

The Annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships was held over the weekend of 14th-16th February 2020. The University of Nottingham secured 16 medals at the 2020…

From  Digital Communications on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

Originally recorded as part of the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, on Tuesday 20 August 2019. The years 1780-1840 are sometimes regarded as the ‘golden age of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Politics and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

Originally recorded for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, Friday 26 July 2019. The early 19th century is often seen a time of invention, creativity and technology.…

From  Kathryn Steenson on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

Lunchtime talk for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, originally recorded on Tuesday 2 July 2019. Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Creative Pathways: A day in Lucy's Life.

Lucy, another of the paid interns from our Creative Pathways Scheme takes us on a day in her life as an intern with Nottingham Lakeside arts Centre Applications for this years Creative Pathway…

From  Cameron Mcculloch-Keeble on June 9th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Creative Pathways: A day in Ruby's Life.

Ruby, one of the paid interns from our Creative Pathways Scheme takes us on a day in her life as an intern with Nottingham Unesco City of Literature. Applications for this years Creative Pathway…

From  Cameron Mcculloch-Keeble on June 9th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Paul Crawford: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Paul Crawford, Professor of Health Humanities at the School of Health Sciences, discusses the Florence Nightingale Comes Home Exhibition which marks the bicentenary of her birth.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 303 plays 0  

Jonathan Memel: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Dr Jonathan Memel, co-curator of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition, discusses one of the items displayed: a jug sold to raise funds to help soldiers and their families in the Crimean War.

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Hayley Cotterill: Florence Nightingale Comes Home

Hayley Cotterill, Senior Archivist at Manuscripts and Special Collections, talks about a document in the Florence Nightingale Comes Home exhibition: a letter from the 5th Duke of Newcastle, Secretary…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 7th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

George IV and the Return of the Royal Mistress

George IV inherited the throne at a time of economic stress and popular political unrest, accompanied by a constitutional crisis over the status of his wife, Queen Caroline. On the bicentenary of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

'The Diabolical Cato Street Plot'

Exhibition curator, Dr Richard Gaunt, re-considers the Cato Street Conspiracy, by uncovering its motivation, history and consequences.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Lunchtime Talk: Making Music in Georgian Britain

Professor Jeanice Brooks of the University of Southampton, explores how musical materials were used and displayed in the home during Georgian Britain.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 17th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

An Interview with Jeanice Brooks

Professor Jeanice Brooks of the University of Southampton explores how musical materials were used and displayed at home during the Georgian Era.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 16th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour (part 1)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt introduces the virtual tour of the exhibition "Georgian Delights: Life during the reign of George IV (1820-1830)".

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Richard Gaunt Interview, The Cato Street Conspiracy

On the evening of 23 February 1820, Bow Street Runners entered a hayloft in Cato Street, London, to arrest a group of armed conspirators who were planning to assassinate the British cabinet at a…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 25th, 2020 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Nigel Aston Interview

Dr Nigel Aston of the University of Leicester looks again at the influence and assesses the importance of two much criticised women, Ladies Hertford and Conyngham, in relation to the king's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 30th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Jeanice Brooks Interview

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From  Hayley Cotterill on January 9th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

#UnisForNottingham | For creatives

Isobelle Farrar is still reaping the benefits of winning the Nottingham Young Creatives competition some years ago. Supported by both universities, the competition is a springboard for creative…

From  Debs Storey on January 3rd, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Fully Fashioned: Exhibition Summary

Sarah Colborne, curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition at Lakeside Arts Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade, explains that the title relates to the type of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 85 plays 0  

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

From  Sophie Moyses on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 1,524 plays 0  

Viewing Art in The Netherlands: The Unforgettable Programme

Since 2013 the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven have endeavoured to improve quality of life for people with dementia and their loved ones. They developed a special…

From  Jocelyn Daniels on February 22nd, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0  

‘Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land’: nineteenth-century debates over British rule in India

British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 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 on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

What a Wonderful day!

Wonder, the University of Nottingham's annual open day took place on 17 June 2017. This video shows some of the highlights of the day. Discover more about Wonder…

From  Debs Storey on June 23rd, 2017 0 likes 889 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 297 plays 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

From  Tom Travis on October 27th, 2016 0 likes 116 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 26th, 2016 0 likes 266 plays 0  

Grand Tourists and Others: Exhibition Lecture

Video about the "Grand Tourists and Others" exhibition in 2016 at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 26th, 2016 0 likes 37 plays 0  

"Istoriia s metranpazhem" (Incident with a Paginator)

Written by Aleksandr Vampilov in 1968, this Russian play is performed by members of the arts faculty at The University of Nottingham.

From  Debs Storey on August 24th, 2016 1 likes 38 plays 0  

David Ross Sports Village - construction update

Take a look inside David Ross Sports Village as progress continues on the build of this £40m project. Once completed, the facility will be an outstanding, inspirational and accessible sports…

From  Paul Hodgson on June 28th, 2016 0 likes 1,895 plays 0  

Pathways: The Nottingham Black History Mural

In 2016, the University of Nottingham's Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), which is part of the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice, and the New Art Exchange joined together…

From  Zoe Trodd on June 21st, 2016 0 likes 53 plays 0  

UNNC Student Society: Peekaboo

Peekaboo, a psychological organisation, aimed at organising fun activities to explore the inner mind and soul at The University of Nottingham's Ningbo, China Campus.

From  Annie Li on June 7th, 2016 0 likes 58 plays 0  

'This Girl Can' girls' night in at UoN

UoN Sport’s Girls’ Night In was a pretty good party: join the fun and stay active at www.nottsgirlscan.co.uk Get involved:http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport/getinvolved/engage/index.aspx

From  Debs Storey on June 1st, 2016 0 likes 49 plays 0  

C3R - the trailer

This is a short trailer for the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at The University of Nottingham. For more informaiton visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/c3r

From  Timo Schrader on March 9th, 2016 0 likes 167 plays 0  

Why Study Theology in the Arts with Doug Ingram

Why bother with the study of theology in a university? Why bother with the study of religion – if you do not consider yourself religious? These are the questions address by two theologians…

From  Simon Barnett on March 3rd, 2016 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Achieve it at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses We offer a variety of undergraduate courses in five faculty areas. Visit the links to…

From  Debs Storey on March 1st, 2016 0 likes 5,299 plays 0  

Vlog: Elisabeth Frink exhibition

John recently visited the Elisabeth Frink exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, and this is what he thought of it. Find out more about the exhibition: http://goo.gl/hEjZ5g See more from John:…

From  Tom Travis on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 17 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett on January 13th, 2016 0 likes 48 plays 0  

Dr Jon Henderson talks about being one of the 2015 British Science Association Media Fellows

Dr Jon Henderson from the Department of Archaeology at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the Science team at The Times.

From  Elizabeth Cass on December 22nd, 2015 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Vlog: First months in the UK

Find out how John's first couple of months have been as an international student in Nottingham. See more from John at https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

From  Tom Travis on December 3rd, 2015 0 likes 171 plays 0  

Elisabeth Frink's 'Horse'

‘Horse’ a 1500kg, 3 metre tall sculpture by Elisabeth Frink will be shown alongside other works in an exhibition at Djanogly Gallery. Getting the sculpture into the gallery was a…

From  Debs Storey on November 11th, 2015 0 likes 229 plays 0  

Why Study Schopenhauer and the Arts with Richard Bell

Prof. Richard Bell introduces the life and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). The video gives an account of his epistemology – and how he was influenced by Kant – as a basis for…

From  Simon Barnett on March 31st, 2015 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Yasmin Issaka singing Somebody's Fool

Yasmin Issaka at the BHM launch event, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Tuesday 7 October 2014

From  Tara De Cozar on October 8th, 2014 0 likes 18 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Studying what you love is the key to career success

Two of our lovely 3rd year English students went out and about with a video camera to find out whether our students think it's important to study a subject you love. Video shot and edited by Tom…

From  Debs Storey on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 69 plays 0  

Faculty of Arts: public spaces for researchers

Faculty of Arts researchers discuss their research and how they use the public spaces at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 97 plays 0  

The Nottingham New Theatre and Lakeside Arts present: Dr Faustus

Faustus is a respected and hugely successful man. He is also doomed by his own hubris, greed and ambition. Bored of logic and mundane life, he makes a pact with the devil: 24 years of unimaginable…

From  Digital Communications on May 9th, 2014 0 likes 204 plays 0  

Why Study an MA in the Arts?

Our current students and alumni discuss why they studied a Masters in the Arts at The University of Nottingham. Find out more about postgraduate study at Nottingham:…

From  Digital Communications on April 17th, 2014 0 likes 1,920 plays 0  

Marketing Classic Plays

Audio recording of lunchtime talk, 'Marketing Classic Plays'. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, Chekhoviana: Marketing a…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 4th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Chalani Ranwala - International Communications with English Language and Literature

Undergraduate student, Chalani Ranwala, talks about her experience studying international communications with English language and literature at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 on November 22nd, 2013 0 likes 545 plays 0  

Propaganda Online: Windows on War, Soviet Posters 1943-1945

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence' at…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 21st, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Secrets and Surprises: Unexpected Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

Audio recording of lunchtime talk for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in the University of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

May Day Marches by Professor Chris Wrigley

Audio recording featured in the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence, Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Medieval Literature by Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre

Audio from the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 12th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research

Audio recording of lunchtime talk, 'Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research'. Talk given by Dr Rory Cormac as part of the events programme for the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 12th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Lowry revisited

As the 2013 Lowry exhibition closes in London, we take a look back to the success of our own Lowry exhibition, which opened its doors to the public two years ago on 16 November. Held in the…

From  Digital Communications on October 30th, 2013 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Lustre - Lakeside's annual craft makers' market

Lustre is Lakeside's annual craft makers' market, held every November and featuring the work of over 55 makers. This year Lustre will take place on the 9 & 10 November. For more…

From  Digital Communications on October 30th, 2013 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

Drawing on historical records and personal recollections the £1m British Climate Histories project, led by Professor Georgina Endfield from the School of Geography at The University of…

From  Elizabeth Cass on October 29th, 2013 0 likes 113 plays 0  

£23m masterpiece in the care of Nottingham alumna

University of Nottingham Art History graduate is putting her knowledge into practice -- looking after a £23m masterpiece. As an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain, Amy Concannon was part of the…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 120 plays 0  

Cooking on a budget & making meals tasty with Michelin Star Chef Sat Bains

In this video Sat gives advice on how to shop for food on a budget and what unusual condiments can be used to liven up your meals. Sat Bains is an award winning British Chef best known for his two…

From  Digital Communications on August 23rd, 2013 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Inside Out of Mind - raising awareness of dementia care through theatre

'Inside Out of Mind' played out to capacity audiences during its run at Lakeside Arts Centre between 14 - 29 June 2013. The play is based on the field notes collected by 3 health care…

From  Digital Communications on July 9th, 2013 0 likes 316 plays 0  

Emily Cooper - BA Creative and Professional Writing

Emily tells us what she has enjoyed about her course.

From  Digital Communications on June 18th, 2013 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Abigail Jones - BA Geography

Abigail talks about her time spent studying abroad as part of her degree.

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 157 plays 0  

PhD Canadian Drama

A third year student talks about the valuable internships she has undertaken as part of her PhD.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Alan Darley - MA Philosophical Theology

Alan talks about the Arts Graduate Centre and his own research in theology.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Umesh Kumar - BA Geography with Chinese Studies

Umesh talks about promoting environmental awareness on campus.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Shelley MacDonald - BA Fine Arts

Shelley MacDonald

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Sarah Horner - BA French and History Sarah Horner BA French and History

Sarah explains the different combinations of modules that her degree offers.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 142 plays 0