BBC series Flog It is coming to University Park on Friday 14 April! Bring up to three antiques or collectibles that you're interested in selling, you might appear in the show.

BBC antiques series Flog It comes to UoN - The University of Nottingham

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Registration is now open for everyone graduating this summer.

You have until 5pm on Wed 3 May to register for your ceremony and purchase up to two guest tickets. If you plan to graduate in absentia you still need to register before the deadline.

Find out more about how to register here: [ Goo.gl Link ]

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Spring is on the trees around University Park! We love this pic by chickydeer on Instagram.
"Children who are struggling to read, for whatever reason, need to build confidence and rediscover a motivation for reading. A dog is a reassuring, uncritical audience who will not mind if mistakes are made."

Read more from Gill Johnson at The Conversation.

How dogs could make children better readers

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Article 50 - thoughts from our Vice-Chancellor

As you will have seen in the news recently, the government is preparing to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – the formal two-year mechanism by which we will leave the EU.

What does that mean for us, as a university? What does it mean for our staff and students, for our international partnerships, for our role as a global institution?

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We're flying the flag at half mast over Trent Building today to pay respect to those killed yesterday in Westminster. #WeStandTogether

Pic by @Nottingham_Day on Twitter
Two University buildings have been shortlisted for architectural awards.

George Green Library on University Park and The GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratories for Sustainable Chemistry at Jubilee Campus have been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) East Midlands 2017 Awards. Read more at The News Room blog.

University buildings shortlisted for regional awards - The News Room

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The Nigerian Students’ Society has launched the Liter of Light Nigeria charity drive, an outreach initiative which will make sustainable solar lighting accessible to impoverished regions of Nigeria. Read more about their project below and support their crowdfunder at [ Hubbub.net Link ].

University students hoping to bring light to communities in Nigeria

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Do you take many pics of our #BeastsofUoN? Put your photography talents to good use and enter this competition - open to staff, students and visitors at our UK and Asia campuses.

#BeastsofUoN Photographic Competition - The University of Nottingham

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Today is the International Day of Happiness! Emma has some tips about how to stay happy and healthy at uni ☺
Here's some highlights of what's been happening on our Snapchat in the last month. Add uniofnottingham to see more and send us your snaps snapchat.com/add/uniofnottingham
Student blogger Amy suggests four places to take a walk around Nottingham - add your suggestions in the comments.

Great Places to Walk Around Nottingham - Student life

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Current students! Help us promote the University to prospective students by working at an open day.

4 Reasons to Become an Open Day Helper - Careers Blog

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Can you walk, talk and roar like a dinosaur?

Nottingham City Council is looking for someone to operate an animatronic dinosaur to help promote the Dinosaurs of China exhibition coming to Wollaton Hall and Deer Park and Nottingham Lakeside Arts this summer.

Auditions are on Monday 20 March at Wollaton Hall. You can find out more here: [ Goo.gl Link ]

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We welcomed The Duke of York to the University this week for the Pitch@Palace Boot Camp and to open our George Green Library. Read more about his visit in the Nottingham Post.

Prince Andrew gives verdict on university during Nottingham visit

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Thomas Black, PhD Researcher in Early Modern Literature writes for the conversation. [ Goo.gl Link ]

The break-up of Britain? Theresa May should beware the memory of Charles I

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George Green Library is looking pretty great on this sunny day. It's a big day for GGL as it's officially opened by HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York.