• How Important Are Societies To University Culture?

    It is safe to say that over time, societies have played an integral part in university culture. Developing in some of the earliest universities, the concept of a society has evolved with the changing times. What would have begun as clubs only open to the social elite, societies have...
  • An Unmasking Of America’s Ignorance?

    America: Land of the Free. Or more accurately, Land of the Free-to-Openly-Ignore-Scientific-Facts. The hostility from certain groups in America towards various medical and healthcare issues is a frequently documented occurrence. In a 2015 National Geographic article, Joel Achenbach writes, “We live in an age when all manner of scientific...
  • Teaching To Suffer As COVID-19 Causes Cuts At UoN

    The UK’s higher education system is one of our most illustrious exports; consistently dominating global league tables for research and, more importantly, teaching. The University of Nottingham with its Russell Group status and campuses across two continents is no exception; at least for now. ...
  • Black Lives Matter- The Starting 11 We Never Knew We Needed

    “I wish I had put a bet on Black Lives Matter to score, he’s all over the pitch”. This comment appeared on my Facebook feed while I was watching the Premier League game between Southampton and Norwich. In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter campaign, the slogan replaced player’s...
  • Statues Commemorating Slave Traders Should Be Removed But Not Disposed Of

    Statues and monuments of historical figures are commonplace in almost every city in the world. They are usually constructed to commemorate momentous events or important figures in history. However, they have also been the centre of much heated debates surrounding their significance. Tension over statues has arisen within the...
  • Stop Caring More About Property Damage Than the Lives Of Black People – Pride Began With Rioting Too

    In celebration of pride month, I’m going to take you back to the 1960s, where homosexual relations were illegal and the riots that initiated Pride began. Picture this; it’s the year 1969 in New York City, you’ve recently discovered your sexuality, and wish to express it freely. However, its...
  • On a Journey to Zero Waste: Impact Interviews Koti

    Kallista Jayasuriya interviews Koti, a family-run eco-friendly business based in Nottingham that launched in February 2020, aiming to help people “kickstart their zero waste journey”....