The long-established partnership between Nottingham Rugby and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has, this season, once again continued to provide an outstanding pathway to playing professional rugby in England. Thirteen current or former students are playing in The Championship, England’s second professional league as part of Nottingham Rugby’s squad. Making the step up playing in their … More Nottingham Rugby and NTU partnership continues to be one of the best pathways to professional rugby in the UK
We are thrilled to announce the NTU Sport Excellence Awards for 2023. This prestigious event will present athletes with awards to reward their achievements and contributions to their sport at Nottingham Trent University. These awards see the introduction of NTU Sport colours and two individual awards, Volunteer of the Year and Sportsperson of the Year. … More Introducing the NTU Sport Excellence Awards 2023
Great news – NTU Sport are excited to be running the Proud to be Pink Awards this year! These awards celebrate the great sports clubs and athlete’s at Nottingham Trent University. You don’t need to be the biggest, but you need to have made a difference and be committed to making a difference in your … More Introducing the NTU Sport Proud to be Pink Awards 2023
This point in the BUCS season is the culmination of weeks of hard work and effort from our NTU teams. BUCS Big Wednesday is the end of season show piece event, where National Champions are crowned, and legacies made. University of Nottingham were the hosts for the event bringing together 100s of players and spectators … More NTU Teams Win Four National Titles! 🏆 – Your BUCS Big Wednesday Round-up
Yesterday was the penultimate Wednesday of the BUCS 22-23 season – a spare week left for rearranged fixtures ahead of the National Cup Finals next week. Nonetheless an exciting week of action with some teams securing league titles and promotions. Our Women’s Hockey 1st team had to wait the extra week to play their Vase … More Women’s Hockey 1s seal their spot at BUCS Big Wednesday!- BUCS Week 19
2 weeks left until the season closes for BUCS Big Wednesday, so huge fixtures incoming for our teams in pink. We also hosted the Midlands conference cup finals at NTU, a regionalised knockout competition for teams competing in Tier 2 and below. There was plenty of NTU representation at the finals with 7 teams in … More Fencing & Lacrosse win the Conference Cup! – BUCS Week 18
Multiple huge cup games and crucial end of league campaign fixtures. Week 17 had it all for our NTU Teams. There is only one place to start, and that is Clifton Hockey Pitch. The Women’s National Vase Knockout Competition our Women’s 1st team, who have had a tough time in National League this year, faced … More Women’s Rugby Union 1sts seal their place at Big BUCS Wednesday! – BUCS Week 17
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A big cup week for many of our teams meant some unfamiliar opponents, and eyes on advancing though the rounds to cup glory. On our Clifton campus, men’s Lacrosse were in National Championship action against University of Exeter for a place in the Semi-finals. Our Men’s Lacrosse 1st team have been serial finalists in the … More Men’s Lacrosse 1sts thrash Exeter to make the semi-finals! – BUCS Week 16
This week saw the initial rounds of National Championship fixtures for many of our 1st teams. This is the highest level of competition in University Sport and an opportunity for our teams to test themselves against the best in the UK with a place at the BUCS Big Wednesday Showpiece for finalists. We start our … More Men’s Hockey 3rds reach the semi finals! – BUCS Week 15
Are you ready to shape the future of your sport club? We are excited to announce the Committee Elections nominations open on Monday 13th February at 12pm (noon). By joining your committee, you are not only boosting your personal development and employability skills, but you are also creating fantastic work experience to add to your … More #YourCommitteeNeedsYou – Sport Club Committee Elections 2023!
A big cup week across many competitions for week 14 of BUCS action, many NTU teams were looking to progress in knockout competitions, or seal important end of regular season wins in the league. At home, our Table Tennis Men’s 1st team faced off against University College London’s 1st team in a Championship quarter final. … More NTU WFC inch closer to the title with a close victory over Birmingham. – BUCS Week 14
Week 13 and back to a bumper fixture list for our NTU teams. We start this week on Sunday’s futsal result. Our Men’s Futsal 1st team faced a top of the table clash with early pace setters Loughborough University in Premier North. It was, as expected, a tense affair with both sides exchanging the lead. … More Futsal with last gasp winner to go top of the league! – BUCS Week 13.
Week 11 and the return of BUCS activity for term 2…well almost! The cold weather meant the majority of outdoor fixtures were cancelled. But there was some action both home and away for many of our indoor sports. Our men’s Table Tennis 1st team had a crucial Premier North fixture against the University of Newcastle … More Men’s Table Tennis 1sts demolish Newcastle in top of the table clash! – BUCS Week 11
It is never too late to get involved in Sport at NTU. If you are looking to try a new sport, meet new people, play for fun, restart a sport you played before you came to university, go to one of our gyms – we have got something for you. Sport Clubs Our NTU Sports … More It’s Not Too Late to Get Involved! – NTU Sport Winter Welcome
Week 10 is the final full week of competition in term 1 and the cold weather setting in meant that some fixtures this week had to be postponed, so we lost many of our outdoor fixtures. Week 10 is the final full week of competition in term 1 and the wintry weather setting in meant … More Men’s water polo are triumphant over Lancaster in their knockout tie! – BUCS Week 10
Week 8 in the BUCS season saw a bumper week of cup matches in the Midlands conference cup and National trophy cup as well as some big league games across our NTU teams. We start our round up with a huge result in the league, with our Women’s Lacrosse 1st team facing 3rd Place University … More Women’s Lacrosse 1sts defeat Birmingham in a razor thin contest – BUCS Week 8!
Welcome to a wet Week 7 of BUCS action, with another bumper set of NTU fixtures with over 80 teams taking part in sporting action over the week. Our first round up focuses on 2 of our most consistent and successful teams in recent NTU history, Men’s and Women’s 1st table tennis. Our men’s team … More Netball 1sts sail to victory against Manchester 1sts! – BUCS Week 7
Black Friday is here and from the 14th November to the 29th NTU Sport has a plethora of deals for you to take advantage of. 3 Year Active Membership (Black Friday Offer) £195 Active Membership (1 year) (Black Friday Offer) £95 Active Membership (Sports Club Members) £75 Kicking off our main offer our active membership … More Black Friday at NTU Sport
This Girl Can Week is back, and we can’t wait for you to see what we have in store. During This Girl Can week we will be celebrating our female students, recognising achievements and encouraging women to get active and try new sports and activities. There are plenty of ways to get involved! Girls Night … More This Girl Can
Welcome to week 6 of BUCS round up, and what a watershed moment for many of our top teams in their premier and national league campaigns. This week we unashamedly focus on those at the top of those sports who produced some fantastic results. First up this week was the Men’s Football 1st team, who … More Men’s Football record a statement victory against L’boro 1sts – BUCS Week 6
Week 5 marks the halfway point of term one BUCS fixtures, with many of our Premier and National league teams seasons now taking shape, as well as the rest of our teams now firmly settled into their league campaigns. Women’s Rugby Union 1st team have started their season very well and were looking to keep … More Women’s Squash 1sts comfortably beat University of Nottingham! – BUCS Week 5
Week 4 was a lower key week then previous due to a 1st cup week for many teams who had byes. This meant 65 fixtures across the week that involved NTU teams with just over 50 happening on the Wednesday. Starting with last years National championship runners up, Men’s Table tennis, faced a short away … More Rugby Union 1sts Dominate Leeds! – BUCS Week 4
Week 3 and BUCS league programs are well under way now and our NTU teams are giving it everything they can to get wins on the board. Talking of wins, our Men’s Basketball team, newly promoted to the Premier tier of BUCS, had 2 tough losses in their 1st 2 games, travelled to Manchester Met … More BUCS Week 3!
Week 2 in the BUCS calendar and a full set of fixtures for the 1st time meant campus was once again buzzing with the anticipation of NTU students taking part in over 70 fixtures across the week. We start our round up at Clifton Campus where our mens football 1st team were up against the … More BUCS Week 2
We are proud to have 11 past, present and future students representing NTU this August in Limerick, Ireland, where they will be competing at the World Lacrosse U21s Men’s World Championships 2022. This is a huge achievement for NTU Lacrosse who have developed over the past 2 years whilst working alongside NTU Sport. The tournament … More Students from NTU representing their nations at Lacrosse U21s Mens World Championships 2022
On Friday 29th July the 2022 Commonwealth games kicked off in Birmingham. We had a fantastic week of watching 11 days of sporting action whilst keeping an eye out for alumni and staff from NTU competing. The week kicked off with our honorary doctorate, Emily Campbell, being one of the two flagbearers for England at the … More NTU Sport and the 2022 Commonwealth games
NTU Sport has secured 9th place in the British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) championship 2021-22, cementing NTU as a top 10 university for sport. Sporting highlights from the year have included: Women’s Hockey first team were our top individual scorers, accumulating 90 points over the course of the season. They have maintained their National … More NTU achieves top 10 ranking for university sport
As we look back on Pride Month 2022, we wanted to reflect on the projects that NTU Sport have been working on alongside NTU Pride to further the inclusivity and engagement with all students and NTU Sport. Since we last commemorated pride month, Tre, our wellbeing and inclusivity officer, has worked towards implementing gender-neutral facilities … More A reflection on Pride Month 2022
We are thrilled to have made the shortlist for the 2022 BUCS Awards Diversity and Inclusion award with over 240 nominations to be shortlisted to the top 5 is something that we are extremely proud of. We will find out the winners at the BUCS Sport Awards on July 5th 2022 at University of Warwick, but … More NTU Sport shortlisted for the Diversity and Inclusion BUCS Awards 2022.
Last weekend, NTU Boxing took on the BUCS Boxing Championships at The University of Wolverhampton. NTU entered 6 athletes who competed against other universities with the hopes of getting some BUCS points for NTU. Ben Robertson’s first fight was on Friday in the semi-final, unfortunately, Ben lost his fight by RSC to the athlete who … More BUCS Boxing Championship
We are delighted to announce that we will be extending our partnership with Kukri Sports which has been running since 2008. The partnership will be running until at least 2026 where Kukri will continue to provide us with bespoke sportswear across playing kit, training wear and leisure wear for over 60 sports. We can’t wait … More Kit Partnership Announcement
Following a highly successful part 1 of BUCS playoffs for the 2021/22 season with 3 out 3 wins so far, our Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Tennis teams, returned from their easter break on the hunt for promotion via the playoffs to try and make it a clean sweep for NTU. Unlike our previous teams of … More BUCS Play Off finals 19.05.22
March and May of 2022 finally saw the heavily anticipated return of the varsity series between University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University for its 20th anniversary. A two-year pause to the series due to Coronavirus meant that many students in their final year of studies had never experienced a varsity. It was fantastic to have … More Varsity 2022
On May 4th 2022, we held the first NTU Sport Excellence awards. This prestigious event celebrated the contributions and efforts that students and athletes have made to NTU Sport over the past academic year. Club colours The first award of the evening was the NTU Sport Club Colours Awards. Students who received this award had … More NTU Sport Excellence Awards 2022
On April 27th 2022, we hosted the Proud to be Pink awards to bring together athletes and sports clubs across Nottingham Trent University to celebrate their efforts from this academic year in staying committed to making a difference in their sport.The awards included Club of the Year, Committee of the Year, Community Engagement Award, Team … More Proud to be Pink Awards 2022
After the excitement of NTUs most successful BUCS Big Wednesday yet, many of our teams looked forward to some time to relax and refresh over the easter break. However, five of our teams could not afford that luxury, with Netball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Tennis all qualifying through league finishes for playoffs to be promoted into Premier … More BUCS PlayOff finals 13.04.22
This year NTU Sport are excited to be hosting the Proud to be Pink Awards! These awards will bring together athletes and sports clubs across Nottingham Trent University to celebrate their efforts from this academic year. You do not need to be the biggest or best in your sport, the importance lies on whether you … More Introducing the NTU Sport Proud to be Pink Awards 2022
Highbank Primary School wins Nottinghamshire LTA School of the Year award, recognising the highly successful introduction of a Rackets Cubed programme in partnership with Nottingham Trent University. Since 2021, Highbank Primary School has worked with Nottingham Trent University in partnership with Rackets Cubed, to deliver an integrated Tennis, Education (STEM / Maths) and Nutrition programme … More Highbank Primary School wins Nottinghamshire LTA School of the Year award
2022 marks the 20th anniversary of Nottingham Varsity following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Major tournaments like Varsity do not come around often, and when they do, the collective support from both teams is what makes the atmosphere so electric. Not only does Varsity bring together some of the strongest sporting talent … More Love Varsity. Respect the game.
March 23rd 2022 was a day to remember and a breaking day for NTU Sport in many ways. NTU had a record 9 teams in BUCS Big Wednesday finals which was a fantastic return to competitive sport after the 2-year break due to the pandemic. This was a chance for many students to leave their … More BUCS Big Wednesday 2022
Week 19 was the calm before the storm on Clifton campus ahead of next week when a record 9 NTU teams will be travelling the short distance to the University of Nottingham at the end of the season showpiece event that is BUCS Big Wednesday where all 9 teams will have the chance to win … More BUCS Match report 16.03.22
We are thrilled to announce the NTU Sport Excellence Awards for 2022. This prestigious event will present athletes with awards to reward their achievements and contributions to their sport at Nottingham Trent University. These awards see the introduction of NTU Sport colours and two individual awards, Volunteer of the Year and Sportsperson of the Year. … More Introducing the NTU Sport Excellence Awards 2022
Voting is now open Voting for the 2022 NTU Sport Committee Elections is now open! You can now cast your vote online and have your say in who will represent your club from September 2022. Voting will be open from 11 March 8pm – 18 March 5pm. Help to shape the future of your club … More NTU Sport Committee Elections
Week 18 of BUCS action saw some huge games for our teams in pink. This week see’s Midlands Conference up final action which you can check out here, but also semi-final action for many of our National Championship chasing teams. Victory this week would secure spots at the end of season showpiece, BUCS Bug Wednesday hosted … More BUCS Match report 09.03.22
Yesterday on the 9th March 2022, we saw the first Midlands Cup Conference final since 2020 and pre-pandemic. The Midlands Conference cup final is for all our NTU terms who are in tier 2 and below, with the region stretching from Worcester to East Anglia and Nottingham to Cambridge. This year the finals were being hosted at … More Conference Cup Final round up
To commemorate International Women’s Day we spoke to our students from facility users to international athletes to discuss what it means to them to be a woman in sport. With the theme for 2022 being #BreakTheBias this month we will be exploring ways in which everyone can take a role in gender equality. You can find … More Commemorating International Women’s Day with NTU Sport
Week 17 was a massive week for many of our National Trophy teams who had kept their space in the competition. Six semi-finals were taking place where the teams had a chance to make Big BUCS Wednesday on the 23rd of March, the end of the season showpiece event. Women’s Lacrosse 1st team have had an amazing … More BUCS Match report 02.03.22
Week 16 for our BUCS teams saw many of our 1st teams in the BUCS championships action looking to make it to the showpiece, the Big BUCs Wednesday finals. We had multiple teams in action this week and Clifton was full of excitement ahead of the day. First up, we were on campus where Men’s football 1st faced Northumbria University’s 1st team … More BUCS Match report 23.02.22
BUCS Nationals 2022 returned to Sheffield this weekend. It was fantastic to have three days action-packed with sport return since covid had enforced break. As we moved into the ninth year of nationals it did not disappoint. The event itself brings together 5 individual BUCS Championship events, Indoor Athletics, Swimming Long Course, Badminton, Climbing and Fencing, which take … More BUCS Nationals 2022
The second NTU Sport Excellence awards were held on May 15th 2023, celebrating the remarkable contributions of students and athletes to NTU Sport throughout the academic year. It was a prestigious event that recognized achievements, highlighted personal growth, and fostered a sense of unity within the NTU Sport community. Club Colours The first award of … More NTU Sport Excellence Awards 2023
NTU Athletes in Worlds We have 5 athletes competing in various teams in the Cheerleading Worlds Competition this year. One of whom was part of a Silver Globe winning team at Worlds 2022, the first UK team to achieve that. Head Coach Stefan Warren says “it has been great having worlds level athletes compete with … More Cheerleading Worlds Competition 2023
As a student, it can be challenging to balance a healthy lifestyle with the demands of exams and assignment deadlines. However, it’s essential to take care of your physical and mental health during these busy times to ensure that you can perform at your best. Below are some tips on how to stay active and … More Wellbeing During Exams & Deadlines
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