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The Greenaway Scholarships

The Greenaway Scholarships
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The Greenaway Scholarships aim to remove financial barriers for ambitious students from low-income families. Find out more on Campus News.

The Times Higher Education Awards

The Times Higher Education Awards
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The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted twice for the Times Higher Education Awards 2017. Discover more on our news page.

Nottingham Reading Programme commences

The Nottingham Reading Programme launches once again next week — with the University giving all new students the opportunity to pick up a free copy of Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley.

The books are special editions customised especially for the programme, which aims to give students something to talk about in their first weeks at university. 

Staff across the University are invited to get involved and support this initiative: find out more on Campus News.

 

UNNC Provost recognised for contribution to Ningbo city

The Provost of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), Professor Chris Rudd, has been awarded the Camellia award by Ningbo Municipal Government in recognition of his contribution to the development of Ningbo.

The award is the highest honour the Ningbo city can bestow upon a foreign national, recognising their contribution to the social and economic development of the city, whether in business and technology or culture and education.

Read more on our news page.

 

Research Roadshows: update on where to find us

Room changes have been announced for the Research Roadshows taking place over the coming weeks.

The roadshows are for you to find out more about our £200m investment in research. They will be hosted by Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange.

More details are available on Campus News.

 

Apply now to become a Student Ambassador

All students can now apply to become a Student Ambassador.

As a Student Ambassador you will have the opportunity to get involved with a variety of events and work with pupils ranging from primary school age through to mature students, as well as teachers and parents. You will be paid for your time.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 13 October.

Visit Current Students to find out more. 

 

Earn £9.13 an hour as a Student Caller

We’re recruiting to fill a team of 50 students to be part of an ongoing conversation between past and present students at the University of Nottingham. Successful applicants will get to talk about University days and careers with alumni, update details and invite support for future students through our Nottingham Potential Scholarships scheme.

The Autumn Telethon will run from Sunday 15 October until Monday 11 December

Visit Current Students to find out how to apply.

 

Runners go the extra mile for Life Cycle

Runners from the University of Nottingham will take part in the Robin Hood Mini, Half and Full Marathon on Sunday 24 September to raise money for the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre.

The team has welcomed runners of all abilities to sign up for the challenge in an attempt to hit the marathon fundraising target of £40,000. So far, over 200 personal fundraising pages have been set up by members of the University’s ‘UoN 500 Runs the Robin Hood’ team.

Read more about this fantastic fundraising event on Campus News.

 

Universitas 21 welcomes proposals for project funding

Universitas 21 is offering up to US$ 40,000 (around £30,500) in funding to support initiatives that will have a positive impact on staff and/or students within its network.

All academics, professional services staff and students within U21 institutions can bid for a share of the fund, with U21 looking to support as broad a range of projects as possible.

Proposals are welcomed for projects, initiatives and events that would be held in 2018, to align with the 21st anniversary of Universitas 21. 

Find out more on Campus News.

 

Fancy learning Mandarin?

Various levels of Mandarin courses will continue to be offered by the Nottingham Confucius Institute from the week commencing Monday 2 October.

All courses are taught by qualified, experienced Mandarin teachers from Chinese universities.

Find out more on the Nottingham Confucius Institute webspace.

 

Professor Karen Cox discusses her career at the University of Nottingham

Before she left to take up her new post as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent, Professor Karen Cox reflected on her career at the University of Nottingham in a recorded interview with the Human Resources’ People & Culture team.

In the interview Karen speaks about why equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) are important to the University; the positive work-life balance that supported her career; and the role senior colleagues played in encouraging her to take advantage of opportunities.

To watch the videos, visit Campus News.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2017 15:28:37.100