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Alumni funding provides platform for six medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

“Glasgow – you were pure, dead brilliant.”

That was the summary of the 2014  Commonwealth Games from the current President of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Nottingham alumnus  HRH Prince Tunku Imran (LLB 1970)......more

Nottingham becomes first western university to partner with China's largest internet video company

China’s young creative filmmakers are being given a boost by a partnership involving The University of Nottingham.

Under the partnership with China’s online video giant, Youku Tudou, the University delivered, with the help of our Shanghai alumni, the 2014 Tudou Nottingham Creative Challenge in Shanghai on August 16th at the Tudou Video Festival......more

Rosetta and Nottingham’s role in the history of space exploration

A spacecraft made history as it went into orbit around a comet. Rosetta was the first spacecraft to meet a comet and accompany its orbit around the sun, before landing a probe on the comet’s surface.

Among those following the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission are Nottingham scientists whose pioneering research contributed to making this technically demanding flight a success......more

Golden memories of a memorable time

Like other years of the radical decade 1964 was a tumultuous time with the struggle of the civil rights movement, new leaders in the UK and the USA, the war in Vietnam and the British rock invasion of the United States.

But it was also a time of Mary Poppins, Conran’s first habitat store on the Fulham Road, the Tokyo Olympic Games and Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor’s marriage, yes, their first marriage......more

Campuses secure Green Flag status again

The University of Nottingham has secured a prestigious Green Flag Award for both its Jubilee and University Park campuses.

Nottingham was the first university to be awarded a Green Flag in 2003 for University Park, and has continued to rack them up every year since. This is the second year that Jubilee has received the award......more

Could you offer a home from home?

Studying in a foreign country can be a lonely experience.

Many mature students, academic visitors and researchers spend their time at The University of Nottingham not only working hard  but also trying to familiarise themselves and engage with a new environment and new cultural experiences. And that can sometimes be difficult......more

Vice-Chancellor’s Life Cycle team smash £500k barrier as they embark on 1,400 mile challenge

A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham is setting off on a grueling 1,400-mile charity bike ride, taking in the four corners of Great Britain. 

The Life Cycle 4 Challenge will be in support of the University’s Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), with each cyclist riding in honour of a patient who has battled the disease....more

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