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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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Vlog: Things you need to know about Sutton Bonington Campus

Environmental science student Grace gives the low down on our Sutton Bonington Campus, or as we call it, SB.

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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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#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…

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Can't wait to meet you!

Hi, I'm Natalie! I studied my undergrad and masters at the University of Nottingham and have just started my PhD in History. I can't wait to meet you at your offer-holder event on Wednesday…

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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 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…

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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…

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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): 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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Vlog: BRITISH things you'll come to love as an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT 😍

Joey chats about some British quirks that she's come to love while studying at the University of Nottingham as an international student.

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Vlog: Pumpkin carving in halls for Halloween πŸŽƒπŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ§™β€β™€οΈ

Savannah went along to the #UoNHallsLife pumpkin carving event and vlogged how she got on! See more from Savannah: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKvtZBUY-KgyX-CJz-bU1w

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Vlog: First week at the UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

From trying new sports to exploring the city, meeting new friends in halls to settling into lectures, see what first year Savannah got up to during her first week at the University of Nottingham!

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Vlog: Moving to Nottingham/uni room tour

First year Savannah shows what it's like to move to the University of Nottingham and what to expect from the first day.

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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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Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

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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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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.

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Vlog: Tour of Beeston Hall

Ali visits first year student Ciara to take a tour of the newly built Beeston Hall.

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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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#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

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Enhancing Graduate Success via Facebook

Staff of the UoN Vet School recognised the great support students recieve during their academic program was being sorely missed by recent graduates, so saught a way to keep the support going with…

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#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…

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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 β€” 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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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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Vlog: Reasons NOT to lose your uni card

Your University card is a pretty important item. Sophie runs through everything it does, and why you don't want to lose it.www.nottingham.ac.uk/estates/universitycard/home.aspx Check out…

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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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Vlog: Being an introvert at uni

Hannah chats about what it's like being an introvert at uni. Check out Hannah's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCoZGyEMMW4ljy1QakZFgcg

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Vlog: A week in the life at NOTTINGHAM UNI

Ali shares a week in her life at the University of Nottingham. Check out Ali's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

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Vlog: STUDENT RECIPES - Cheesy pasta bake

Ali shows how to make a quick and easy student friendly pasta bake.#studentrecipes #studentcooking #studentmeals Check out Ali's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

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Vlog: Living in self-catered halls

Ese chats about her experiences of living in self catered halls during her first year of uni. Check out Ese's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQV0i91RlbwGQUOx9fRPvqQ

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Vlog: University packing tips

Sophie shares her tips for what to pack when going to uni. Check out Sophie's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

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Vlog: Advice for new international students

Joey shares some hints and tips for new international students. Sign up to the International Welcome…

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Vlog: Adjusting to life in a city

Moving from a smaller town or village to a big city like Nottingham? Ali shows some of the differences you might expect. Check out Ali's channel:…

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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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#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.

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#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…

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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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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 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 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 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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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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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

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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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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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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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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

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Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

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Tennis at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham boasts an ambitious tennis set up for all levels of player, from beginner to elite. Our partnerships with the Nottingham Tennis Centre, located adjacent to our University…

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Diversity and Inclusion in Sport

University of Nottingham Sport are committed to making sure our community can get involved with our sporting offer. From our pioneering Welfare in Sport campaign to our supported fitness…

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Take the Plastics Challenge survey

We use more than a million disposable coffee cups a year on campus, along with many other single-use plastics. Take our survey and help us set challenging targets to improve our environment and…

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