Nottingham University has the fastest growing Jewish Society in the whole of the UK, and Jewish life at Nottingham is buzzing at the moment. It's not hard to find activities and events to get involved with, and there are plenty of other Masorti Jews around as well.
There are a huge number of students involved, and there are huge number and huge variety of activities each week to suit everybody's needs. Apart from Friday nights, there is a weekly 5-a-side football tournament, which saw more than 20 teams competing against each other this year. There are the booze for Jews events across the country, bar crawls, educational workshops, guest speakers, bagel lunches, and spirits and spirituality with the Rabbi.
The Jsoc House, a five minute walk from campus, is the hub of Jewish Life at Nottingham. It has two large entertaining rooms spread over two floors as well as a small library and garden. The lounge area downstairs provides a great location for social events, while upstairs is perfect for Friday night dinners and boasts a home cinema for film screenings.
Friday nights are popular at Nottingham and there is always a great atmosphere. There is an orthodox service every Friday night, and Masorti and reform services are run as frequently as possible.
There is some Kosher accommodation available in Broadgate Park. It is self-catered accommodation situated two minutes walk from the campus. Speak to UJS/Hillel for more information. Otherwise there are a large number of halls both off and on campus providing a mixture of catered, self-catered, en suite and shared bathroom accommodation.
FoodThere is no Kosher food available in halls. However there is always at least one vegetarian option available at every meal, and plenty of choice of places to eat across campus. Students can now order Kosher for Pesach meals to be delivered direct to the campus.