Whether you’re walking to lectures, swimming in the pool, going for a run, or cycling to campus you can earn points through the brand new University of Nottingham Moves+ app.
This free app is available to download now. Simply sign up by searching Moves+ in the apple app store or google play store.
Once you’ve collected enough points, you'll be able to redeem them for some fantastic rewards.
- REWARDS Build your points balance through running, swimming, walking and cycling. From 2021, all points earned can be redeemed for a host of rewards within the Moves+ app. We are currently working on our Rewards Catalogue and aim to make this live during Term 2.
- CHALLENGES Compete in a range of active challenges with your friends, such as running, swimming, walking and cycling to earn additional points and prizes - more information can be found within the app!
- Challenges will be updated on a regular basis and will be short, medium and long-term - so there really is something for everyone!
- GROUPS Be social on Moves+ by inviting your friends, creating private groups and working together to achieve group goals.
- BADGES Earn a badge for completing a range of milestones within the app.
Moves+ integrates with a range of popular fitness trackers including the Apple Health app, Strava, Fibit,
Withings and Google Fit. Phones and trackers work differently so please refer to our FAQs for more information.
Downloading the app
The app is free to download via the apple app store or google play store. Once you have downloaded it, select University of Nottingham Sport as your institution and click 'Create an Account'. You will then need to 'sign up' with a nottingham.ac.uk email address and your student ID number. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail with further details (please check your junk mail). Please email the Moves+ Team if you experience any problems.
We will be running a series of information sessions (dates below) on how Moves+ can be used by staff departments to create private groups and set specific group goals. Please email the Moves+ Team your preferred date and a Microsoft Teams invite will be sent across.
- Monday 25 January, 10am
- Tuesday 26 January, 12pm
- Wednesday 27 January, 2pm
- Thursday 28 January, 3pm
If you are keen to get involved but can't make any of the above dates, please email the Moves+ Team and we will be happy to assist.
Sports Club Presidents will receive training on the above to assist them with using Moves+ with their respective clubs.
Frequently asked Questions
What is the UoN Moves+ app?
Nottingham Moves+ is an app which rewards you for being active.
It connects to a range of tracking devices and converts walking, running, swimming, cycling and swimming into points. Points will be totalled to add to a leader board and can be used to redeem rewards.
You can compete in a range of active challenges with your friends, such as running, swimming, walking and cycling to earn additional points and prizes. Be social on Moves+ by inviting your friends, creating private groups and working together to achieve group goals.
Who can use it?
The app is completely free and available for all students at The University of Nottingham. Staff access will be launched in January 2021.
How do you sign up?
All you need to do to access it is download the app (apple app store
or google play store),
select University of Nottingham Sport as your institution and click 'Create an Account'. Use your @nottingham.ac.uk
email address and student ID number to create an account. You will then need to connect a tracker of your choice to enable activity tracking and allow you to earn points for your movement!
What activity trackers work with the app?
Strava, Apple Health, Google Fit, Withings and FitBit. More information on connecting your tracker can be found here
I don’t own a wearable tracker can I still use the app?
Yes, there are free activity trackers such as Strava and Google Fit that allow you to track your movement through your mobile device. If you have any questions about wearable trackers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
What rewards can I earn and how do I redeem them?
A variety of rewards will be available throughout the app, some will be related to points and others will be specific to challenges. Rewards and prizes will be updated and changed regularly. Some will have limited stock and once you have redeemed your points, they can't be reinstated!
Is there a way I can connect with friends on the app?
Yes, you can connect with your University of Nottingham friends on the app.
Send them a friend request if they are already a Moves+ user and if not, you can get yourself an extra 50 points if you invite them and they sign up! Just head to the ‘explore’ tab and select ‘People’ to add friends.
Once you have connected as friends you can check out where you sit amongst your friends on the leader board. You can even create your own private groups where you can work towards collective goals.
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