• Safety First: An Interview with the University’s Head of Security

    University campuses aren’t always the safest places to be, even for students. Whether it’s recent stories of muggings on the University Park campus, or the wider acknowledgement of gun crime in the United States, students have reason to be concerned. It is certain that the threat of a school...
  • There’s No Place Like Nottingham

    I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t look forward to summer, particularly during the assessment period. When we’re tearing our hair out over referencing, revision and that word count which (despite our best efforts) is still too high, summer appears to be the only light at the end of...
  • Love Island and Disposable Relationships

    Olivia Paton delves into the start of this year’s Love Island  Since Love Island first aired in 2015, it has become one of the most watched reality TV shows in the UK. Whether we like to admit it or not, we still find ourselves curled up on the sofa at...
  • The Perfect Itinerary for a Day Out in Nottingham- No Matter the Weather

    How can you spend the day in Nottingham during rain or shine? It’s a question we’ve all wondered when suffering from severe boredom (when our deadlines are not draining the life out of us). Below are some tried and tested ideas and some more obscure places. Sometimes rather aspirational...
  • The Academic Tinder

    Starting university is an exciting time, but can also be incredibly scary. You’re meeting new people, adapting to a new way of living and having to grasp a whole new way of learning in a very short period of time. You’ve got a million and one questions and no...
  • Suicide Awareness at University

    Whilst it is often referred to as ‘the best three years of your life’, in reality university can be a very lonely and isolating place. As students, we face pressures from all aspects of our lives: are we working hard enough, are we socialising enough, are we making the...
  • The All-Too-Necessary Guide for…Surviving University Cold and Flu

    It has happened to us all; whether it’s the bog-standard Freshers’ Flu, or a more general snotty-bunged-up-ness that passes from bedroom to bedroom, door handle to door handle, and lecture theatre to lecture theatre – we’ve all been there. And isn’t it just so much worse being unwell at...