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University of Nottingham achievements showcased at the 2022 ukactive Awards

University of Nottingham achievements showcased at the 2022 ukactive Awards

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The University Of Nottingham has been shortlisted for the Diversity and Inclusion Award and Physical Activity Excellence Award at the 2022 ukactive awards, recognising our leading programme of fitness opportunities and inclusive and diverse mindset.
Date:
01/07/2022
Liquid positivity results in medals for university archers

Liquid positivity results in medals for university archers

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At the 2022 British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Outdoor Archery Championships, the University of Nottingham defied the conditions to earn a superb medal haul that registers as the most experienced level medals that the University has won at a BUCS Outdoors Championship.
Date:
14/06/2022
Sir Denis Follows CBE inducted into the University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Sir Denis Follows CBE inducted into the University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

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This week we were tremendously proud to posthumously induct Sir Denis Follows CBE into our University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame. Sir Denis was honoured at our annual Sporting Excellence Awards – our end of year celebration of our athlete's achievements this season. It was a great pleasure to be able to host Sir Denis' family at the event with Denis' daughter Margaret Ferris - another Nottingham alumnus - accepting the award on the evening.
Date:
10/06/2022
Multiple medals for the University of Nottingham at BUCS Boxing Championships

Multiple medals for the University of Nottingham at BUCS Boxing Championships

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At the end of May, the University of Nottingham Boxing Club entered multiple boxers in the 2022 BUCS Boxing Championships. Held at the University of Wolverhampton with competition across many weight categories with eight athletes lacing up their gloves across the weekend for the #GreenandGold. Read more about how they fared in the ring.
Date:
09/06/2022
Sub7 challenge experience for veteran University of Nottingham cyclist

Sub7 challenge experience for veteran University of Nottingham cyclist

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On June 5th, Olympic Triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee was scheduled to attempt to complete a long-distance triathlon in under seven hours. In his attempt to achieve this, Alistair will be joined by a long-time member of the #GreenandGold, Alex Pritchard. We caught up with Alex on his involvement as well as his time spent at the University of Nottingham.
Date:
06/06/2022
Canoe Polo club win successive BUCS championship

Canoe Polo club win successive BUCS championship

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On the weekend of the 7 and 8 May, the University of Nottingham Canoe Polo club competed in the BUCS Canoe Polo Championship. The championships were hosted at the nearby National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont, and the club entered a men's, women's and B team in the relevant competitions. Our men's team came into the championships as the reigning champions having claimed the title last year with a 3-1 win against Swansea.
Date:
13/05/2022
Nottingham squash stars put themselves in PSL Cup final contention

Nottingham squash stars put themselves in PSL Cup final contention

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Top level professional squash returned to our all-glass court at David Ross Sports Village on Monday night, with the University of Nottingham Premier Squash League team taking on fellow university team Loughborough in the inaugural PSL Cup. The visitors came into the evening's contest looking to claim their first win as new entrants to Premier Squash League competition this year, having lost their first 3 matches of the initial league format.
Date:
12/05/2022
Now recruiting for UoN Sport brand ambassadors

Now recruiting for UoN Sport brand ambassadors

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University of Nottingham Sport are now recruiting brand ambassadors to join our Marketing and Communications team for the 2022/23 academic year. The position offers a fantastic opportunity to gain real experience within an award-winning marketing and communications team and contribute to the ambitious vision of the our department.
Date:
11/05/2022
British American Football star Oyelola pauses law career for NFL glory

British American Football star Oyelola pauses law career for NFL glory

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Rising UK American Football star Ayo Oyelola has switched the court room for the world's biggest sports stadiums, winning a professional contract within the National Football League (NFL). The University of Nottingham law graduate has been announced to the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL roster and will start training with the side later on this week following completion of medicals.
Date:
10/05/2022
University Boat Club hit the water for the 2022 BUCS Regatta

University Boat Club hit the water for the 2022 BUCS Regatta

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This past weekend saw the University of Nottingham Boat Club attend the 3-day long BUCS Regatta at the National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont. The Regatta is a highlight of the clubs season and a chance for the #GreenandGold to put their hard winter training to the ultimate test and you can find out more about how the club fared in this article.
Date:
05/05/2022
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