March 2nd, 2022
The pinnacle of the university team sports programme, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Big Wednesday, is returning to Nottingham on Wednesday 23 March 2022 and tickets are now available to purchase.
The Championship finals see the top student Premier League teams in the United Kingdom battle it out to be overall National champion. In the Trophy competition, squads from the second tier of the BUCS leagues compete for the coveted Trophy Cup. With many University of Nottingham teams still in the running to be in the finals on home ground, be sure to come down and show your support for our #GreenandGold.
Find out more about BUCS Big Wednesday and how our teams are doing in the battle to reach the finals.
After the success of our Girls’ Night In event last term, the night returned at David Ross Sports Village on Sunday 6 March 2022 from 7-10pm. A free event, Girls’ Night In is open to all female students and those who identify as female at the university. Offering the chance to try new sports in a friendly atmosphere with the opportunity of competitions and prizes, the night always provides a fantastic evening, and the 6 March was no different.
After an enforced year without the annual BUCS Nationals weekend, the event returned in full force in 2022. Held over three days in the steel city of Sheffield, hundreds of athletes from the University of Nottingham competed across the five different sports of Badminton, Athletics, Swimming, Fencing and Climbing, in a bid to be crowned the best in university sport.
The university had a fantastic showing at the event with eight medals in total including three golds. You can read the daily blog round-ups from BUCS Nationals using the following links; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as event news article here.
Enjoy seven days of access to our fitness facilities and wide variety of group exercise classes at either David Ross Sports Village, Jubilee Sports Centre, Sutton Bonington Sport Centre or Kings Meadow Campus gym (staff only) for only £10.
Whether a member of staff or a member of the public, the pass is available to you, opening up a world of fitness opportunities. Try out our facilities right here on campus and don’t miss out on a fantastic fitness offer. Find out more and purchase your pass here.
The University of Nottingham’s flagship sporting venue, the David Ross Sports Village, is set to undergo an extensive update from May 2022 with exciting refurbishment works confirmed for the university’s aquatic facilities.
The £1.4 million investment into the pool facilities at the University Park facility will see extensive updates to improve the swimming experience including a pool renovation, a complete remodel of the changing area, new spectator seating and a state-of-the-art upgrade to our accessible facilities. You can find out more by reading UoN Sport’s article on the plans here.
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