Celebrating our Campus Stars #WeAreUoN

August 12th, 2020

The majority of our University community is working or studying remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, but the University needs key colleagues on campus to keep essential services running and to keep the members of our community that remain on campus safe and supported. The Campus Stars campaign has been launched to showcase the colleagues still working on campus during the lockdown and highlight the crucial work they do.

It is important to celebrate our campus stars – our cleaners, security staff, researchers, catering staff, technicians and halls managers – and give the University community the opportunity to say thanks.

These colleagues have been asked to share the essential work they are doing to support staff and students, and talk about the ways their roles have changed since lockdown. Their stories can be viewed in the gallery below.

Join us in celebrating our Campus Stars online using the hashtag #WeAreUoN.

Campus Stars: Sue Mellorsread more about Sue

Campus Stars: Artur Kocońread more about Artur

Campus Stars: Margaret Pearceread more about Margaret

Campus Stars: Mark Chesterread more about Mark

Campus Stars: Nadine Holmesread more about Nadine

Campus Stars: Matt Carlileread more about Matt

Campus Stars: Chris Mooreread more about Chris

Campus Stars: Andrew Tinsley – read more about Andrew

Campus Stars: Diane Holland – read more about Diane

Campus Stars: Ian Savageread more about Ian

Campus Stars: James Gardner – read more about James

Campus Stars: Kamal Swarupread more about Kamal

Campus Stars: Marlies Fischerread more about Marlies

Campus Stars: Michael Wilcox – read more about Michael

Campus Stars: Ray Eddyshawread more about Ray

Campus Stars: Mark Pycroft – read more about Mark

Campus Stars: Aaron Swinscoe – read more about Aaron

Campus Stars: Neil Saunders – read more about Neil

Campus Stars: Jennifer Hankin – read more about Jennifer

Campus Stars: Georgia Smith – read more about Georgia

Campus Stars: Jodie Chatfield – read more about Jodie

Campus Stars: Kate Beaumont – read more about Kate

Campus Stars: Andrew Armstrong – read more about Andrew

Campus Stars: David Smith – read more about David

Campus Stars: Cripps Health Centre – read more about Cripps Health Centre

Campus Stars: Domestic Services – read more about Domestic Services

Campus Stars: Grounds Team – read more about the grounds Team

Campus Stars: University Farm – read more about the University Farm

Campus Stars: Juliana Brown – read more about Juliana

Campus Stars: Simon Villano – read more about Simon

Campus Stars: Animal Research – read more about Animal Research

Campus Stars: University of Nottingham Malaysia – read more

Campus Stars: University Counselling Service – read more

Campus Stars: Libraries – read more

Campus Stars: Testing Service – read more

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May 19th, 2020 at 4:27 pm


Also a handful of the Grounds Team have been going into the campuses all through lockdown to keep the place clean, tidy and beautiful for when we return. They are stars and deserve recognition for putting themselves at risk all through this period.

May 20th, 2020 at 3:56 pm


Hi Tracy,
Thank you for getting in touch.
We would love to hear from more of our key colleagues who have been on campus during the pandemic. Please send any nominations to campusnews@nottingham.ac.uk.

May 21st, 2020 at 9:42 am

Stephanie Holmes

Thank you everyone for keeping the Campus going and to those finding out more about COVID-19. 🙂

May 22nd, 2020 at 3:10 pm


Massive thanks to our colleagues who are still working on campus! Absolute stars 🙂

May 23rd, 2020 at 10:06 am

Michelle D

Well done All and thank you! Proud of you all and all that is happening at UoN.

June 3rd, 2020 at 8:58 am


A massive thank you to all key colleagues and everyone involved in keeping the campus running.

June 3rd, 2020 at 11:48 am

Anne Bowbanks

Thanks to the lovely team i work with at Cavendish but strange working in halls after working in Portland

June 9th, 2020 at 2:27 pm

Muneta Grace Kangara

Really touched by everyone’s story. Inspiring efforts which put a smile on my face. Thank you all for your brilliant work!

June 16th, 2020 at 4:38 pm

Aris Georgopoulos

Well done to everyone! TeamNottingham keeping calm and carrying on.

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