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Dementia keeps us busy at The University of Nottingham

If you’re a regular newsreader, you’ll have noticed that rarely a week goes by without a story about dementia hitting the headlines. Whether focusing on the quality of care, the difficulties of living with a loved one who is affected, or research into what causes dementia – there is increasing concern about this devastating and debilitating disease......more

“I was the first in my immediate family to go to University”

How did you feel when you found you had a place at university – elated, excited or maybe a little nervous? Coming to university can be a roller-coaster of emotions – will I fit in, will I like it, what if the work is too hard? For those who are the first in their family to attend university like Elise, the experience can be even more daunting, exhilarating and nerve-wracking – especially if worries about living costs put accepting your place in doubt......more

‘You can turn over your papers now’
It’s examination time again here at University. That moment when all the last-minute cramming, long hours in the library and endless hours of study is put to the test. Students wait anxiously for their exams to start, checking pens and calming nerves. But thanks to your generosity, over 450 people from disadvantaged backgrounds who have been supported with scholarships, bursaries or prizes are among the huddles preparing to enter the exam halls......more
Green, Gold and victorious – Nottingham sports teams lift the trophies!
Excitement was in the air this March when a number of our sports teams battled through to earn a place in the finals of the British University and College Sports league (BUCS - formerly UAU or BUSA). Reaching the finals was a fantastic achievement, made possible in great part through the support of our donors......more
How selfish are you?

Us humans, we’re a pretty sociable bunch. It’s commonly believed that the human species has thrived in large part due to our ability to cooperate in groups and coordinate our actions to produce mutual benefits......more

Goodbye to an old friend – and hello to four BUCS finals!

It’s the end of an era at the University this month as we say goodbye to the University Park sports centre, which is being demolished to pave the way for our new £40m David Ross Sports Village – the future of sport at Nottingham......more

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