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Extracurricular activities


 University is one of the shortest chapters in our lives, yet it makes one of the largest impacts, both personally and professionally


- (Will Knapp, Students' Union Activities Officer)

Getting involved with extracurricular activities during your time here at Nottingham is a great way to learn something new and immerse yourself in the dynamic student community at the University.

But did you know that by taking part in these activities, you'll also be developing skills that employers want to see? Demonstrating these skills and experiences you've had will help you to stand out in applications and interviews.  

Discover the ways that you can get involved during your time at the University of Nottingham. 


What can you do? 

Here are just a few examples of ways that you can get involved with extracurricular activities at Nottingham.

You can find out more about any of these activities on our student life webpages.
*across the UK, China and Malaysia campuses

Hear from other students

Don't just take our word for why you should get involved. In this five minute video, students discuss their extracurricular activities and how these experiences have given them skills that will be of benefit after graduation. 

Link to a video about getting involved at university

Read about our students' experiences

Download the PDF version PDF format


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