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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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Applying for jobs outside academia - the recruiter's viewpoint (1/3)

In this first video, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, gives an insight into the information needs of the recruiter during the selection process. What do recruiters look for? How much detail do…

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Applying for jobs outside academia - evidence for employers (2/3)

In this second video in the three-part series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser explores how to generate the detailed evidence employers expect to see in an application. She talks about…

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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): 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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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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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,…

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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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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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Vlog: Managing your money

Jodie shares her top budgeting tips.Make the most of the University's subscription to Blackbullion and get FREE finance and budgeting tips.blackbullion.comnottingham.ac.uk/financialsupport …

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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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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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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…

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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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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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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…

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Manuscripts and Special Collections online catalogue

An introduction to searching, and accessing the 300,000 items from the Manuscripts and Special Collections (MSC) online catalogue at the University of Nottingham. MSC is part of UoN Libraries.Find…

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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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GetResponse Training February 18

This is the training session, presented by GetResponse, in February 2018

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Future Learn - example of 3 transitions

Future Learn - example of 3 transitions

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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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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: 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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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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Beacons_Rights Lab_Social

Beacons_Rights Lab_Social

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Transitions to avoid

Transitions to avoid

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Approved transitions

Approved transitions

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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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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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Congratulations freshers 2017

Congratulations Freshers 2017 - we can't wait to see you in September!

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - working on a research project for Romax Technology

Carlos Bianco, Head of Commercial Operations, talks about the research project that he set our students as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge. He explains what they are going to do with the…

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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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…

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UoNSMart: Philip Moriarty - Social Media and the Academy

UoNSMart: Philip Moriarty - Social Media and the Academy

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UoNSMart: Oliver Bream McIntosh and Abel Hartman - International Student Summit

UoNSMart: Oliver Bream McIntosh and Abel Hartman - International Student Summit

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UoNSMart: Debs Storey and Tom Travis - Student-generated Content

UoNSMart: Debs Storey and Tom Travis - Student-generated Content

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UoNSMart: Cecilia Goria - Personal Learning Environments

UoNSMart: Cecelia Goria - Personal Learning Environments

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UoNSMart: Helen Laverty - Twitter Community

UoNSMart: Helen Laverty - Twitter Community

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UoNSMart: Anne Smart and Paul Hodgson - Social Media Channel

UoNSMart: Anne Smart and Paul Hodgson - Social Media Channel

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UoNSMart: Bonnie Millar - Clinical Trial Recruitment

UoNSMart: Bonnie Millar - Clinical Trial Recruitment

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UoNSMart: Liz Mossop - #Vet Finals

UoNSMart: Liz Mossop - #Vet Finals

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UoNSMart: Charles Crook - Historical Perspective

UoNSMart: Charles Crook - Historical Perspective

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UoNSMart Professor Todd Landman - University Perpectives

June 14th 2017UoNSMart Professor Todd Landman - University Perpectives

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UoNSMart Beth Massey and Cassie O Boyle - Student Perspectives (with Opening and Welcome by Mark Bradley)

June 14th 2017UoNSMart Beth Massey and Cassie O Boyle (with Opening and Welcome by Mark Bradley)Student Perspectives

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UoNSMart Keynote: Mark Carrigan - The Glass Tower

UoNSMart: Mark Carrigan - The Glass Tower

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

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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…

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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…

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Diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are studying whether simple eye drops could be used instead to treat patients for the condition diabetic retinopathy and prevent blindness in a project…

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How do we look back on definitions and divisions in the sixteenth century? with David Gehring

How ever remember the past is related to how we see what is happening in our present. In this video Dr David Gehring – of Nottingham’s Department of History – looks at how our…

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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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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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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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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Theologians in Conversation; How do people perceive the Liturgy?

Kevin McGinnell and Tom O’Loughlin discuss the complexity of how liturgy is perceived / received / celebrated in contemporary multi-ethnic urban Britain. An underlying assumption of most…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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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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Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

Vlog: What's uni really like? Expectations vs reality

Has uni been what Cara was expecting? Find out how she's got on during her first semester. This is what Cara was expecting before she started:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pp7P1wC43nE Watch…

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Vlog: What's uni really like? Expectations vs reality

Has uni been what Cara was expecting? Find out how she's got on during her first semester. This is what Cara was expecting before she started:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pp7P1wC43nE Watch…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 19 views 0  

Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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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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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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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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Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

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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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How ESRC funding has helped our current PhD students

Alex Bradley and Siobhan Hearne are currently undertaking their PhDs at Nottingham and have received funding from the ESRC to cover their tuition fees and living expenses. In this video, they discuss…

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