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Appointment of President and Vice-Chancellor

Appointment of President and Vice-Chancellor
The University of Nottingham is pleased to announce that Professor Shearer West has been appointed as its next President and Vice-Chancellor.

Upcoming research roadshows

Upcoming research roadshows
A series of Research Roadshows are taking place to provide an overview of what the University's new Research Vision means for you.




Police advice following Manchester attack

Following Monday’s incident in Manchester the national threat level has been raised to critical. Although the move indicates that a further attack is imminent, Nottinghamshire Police have confirmed that there is no intelligence to suggest a current threat in the region. You can find further safety advice on Campus News.


Study anywhere – find a space when the library is full

Struggling to find a space to revise for your upcoming exams?

The libraries team have booked extra study spaces during the exam period. Rooms are available across University Park, Jubilee and Sutton Bonington seven days a week, from 9am-6pm unless otherwise specified. 

Visit the Study Anywhere webpage to find a space.


Don't forget to vote

The UK Parliament has announced that on Thursday 8 June 2017 there will be a General Election.

The vote has been brought forward by the House of Commons from the planned date of June 2020, so our Students' Union have put together a guide of everything you need to know.

Visit Current Students for more information.


Do you need to take an IELTS test for study, work or migration?

The University of Nottingham IELTS Test Centre offers tests every month throughout the year.

To apply online, visit the British Council website.

You can view the list of dates with available places on Campus News.


Championship success celebrated at Sporting Excellence Awards

The University of Nottingham's top student sports stars have been recognised at the annual Sporting Excellence Awards.

Students receiving awards included triple gold medallists Haoyu Liu from the University of Nottingham Table Tennis club and downhill mountain biker Jono Jones.

The awards took place on Tuesday 16 May following the official opening of the new David Ross Sports Village and recognised the achievements of student athletes who have excelled at national University championship level.

View the full list of Sporting Excellence Awardees on Current Students.


Recruitment now open for 2017 Student IT tutors

Are you a postgraduate or undergraduate student who would like to help other students with IT services when they arrive at the University? If you are, then a job on the Student IT Support programme (SITS) at this year’s start-of-session could be just the opportunity for you!

Visit Current Students for more information and how to apply. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 May.


UoN makes the Guardian University Guide’s top 20

The University of Nottingham has been ranked #19 in the Guardian University Guide for 2018.

The table — published on Tuesday 16 May 2017 — sees the University move six places up from its previous ranking. It’s the third league table in the last year to position Nottingham in the top 20 of all UK universities.

Visit Campus News for more information.


Staff-focused NOOC announced

A new Nottingham Open Online Course (NOOC) will be launched this month for staff working in professional services across the University, in Malaysia, China and the UK. 

The course, ‘Competition and Collaboration: Working in the University of Today’, covers the ways in which the University works particularly in the context of contemporary universities. It also explores what it means to work at a leading global university and describes how gaining a better understanding of professional behaviours can help with developing careers.

You can more details on Campus News.


Support for all new leaders and managers

Are you a newly appointed or promoted leader or manager? Still trying to work out where to find out about the things you need to know, and the things you didn't know you need to know? The new Induction for Leaders and Managers could be just what you need.

You can access this resource by logging into the LMA Hub on Moodle, where you will also find a variety of other resources designed to support you in a leadership and management role.

Visit Campus News to find out more.


Research Information System – full Faculty roll-out scheduled

The launch of Work Package A of RIS in the Faculty of Engineering has progressed sufficiently well to begin the Faculty-by-Faculty roll out.

In preparation for the planned roll out within each faculty all academic staff should register as soon as possible to gain access to the RIS system. Visit Campus News for the planned roll out dates and how to gain access to the RIS system.




Last Updated: 25 May 2017 09:09:53.000