• Vaccine Rollout Extended To Over 70s In England

    Emily Preston This week, the government announced that its Covid-19 Vaccine program would be extended to include the over 70s in England but reports suggest that, in some areas, vaccines are still yet to be rolled out to those in older age categories. The government has announced that 200...
  • 46th US President Joe Biden Is Sworn Into Office

    Lauren McGaun The 20th January 2021 marks a new, progressive dawn for the US as Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President, alongside Kamala Harris as the first woman and person of colour to take on the Vice Presidency.  In his inaugural speech, the former Vice President...
  • School Of English Hold Open Meeting Over Covid Concerns

    The School of English held an open meeting on Microsoft Teams at 2pm today for all students within the School to address students' concerns ahead of the new term....
  • Petition To Re-Instate ‘Safety-Net’ Policy Following Covid Fury

    Isabelle Raikes Over the past week, an open letter to Deputy Vice-Chancellor Shearer West has been published, urging the revival of the university’s ‘no detriment’ policy, implemented in March as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The University decided to end this policy and not reimplement...
  • SU Strikes Back At Government’s Response As ‘Still Not Good Enough’

    Alice Nott The Students’ Union has written to the government, along with the Vice Chancellor and the University’s executive board, to express their fears over the response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as seeking immediate support and guidance. They begin the letter by praising the efforts made by...
  • MPs Debate On Refunding Students’ Tuition Fees

    Last week, MPs considered the proposals of a raft of student petitions concerning the refunding of tuition fees. Collectively reaching 980,000 signatories, the petitions advocate a range of compensation options, including the partial or full refund of fees for the 2019/20 and/or 2020/21 academic years....
  • Tier 3 Restrictions For Nottingham Confirmed

    New Tier 3 restrictions will be enforced in Nottinghamshire on the 2nd December, when the national lockdown ends next week....