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    From Politics to Primetime: The Rise of Politicians in Reality TV Shows

    Katie Sullivan  Currently, there is a heated debate amongst current affairs surrounding the risky games our current and former politicians are playing when entering various reality TV shows, with former UKIP leader Nigel Farage taking on the challenges of the I’m A Celebrity Jungle. The majority of these politicians/stars...
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    Changes to the EC policy and how it will affect students

    As of September 2023, the University of Nottingham has implemented a significant change to its Extenuating Circumstances (EC) policy, which has caused some confusion and upset among students. Leacsaidh MacDonald Marlow explores the details of the policy changes which will affect all students at the university this year, as...
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    Neurodivergence and the Student Experience

    Abigel Lancaster  What comes to your mind when you hear the term “neurodivergent”? Is it a learning difficulty, a limiting label? As the name suggests, neurodivergence is a difference in the way an individual’s brain is wired. Whilst having a neurological disorder, whether it be ASD, ADHD, dyslexia or...
  • Society Spotlight: Enactus Nottingham

    Evie Crossland  Enactus is a non-profit student-led organisation which harnesses the entrepreneurial skills of students to create positive social and environmental change. In light of Welcome Week, I caught up with Enactus Nottingham’s President, Jonathan Priddle, and Vice-President, Aymbujan Srijothy, to find out more about the organisation.   Evie –...
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    What I’d tell my First Year Self: Settling into Uni

    University can be quite an uncertain and scary prospect for students coming out of a protected environment, such as school. Not only do students have to continue focusing and working towards academic achievement, but also learn to become completely independent, often in a new town/city surrounded by completely new...
  • Just a call away – Introducing Nottingham Nightline

    When I first came to the University of Nottingham three years ago now (2021, which somehow feels only yesterday), and I had no set plans on what kinds of groups I’d like to be involved with. However, the world of societies was one I’d already done vast amounts of...
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    Ending the Russo-Ukrainian War: How will peace be achieved?

    Mike Wong  During the Russo-Ukrainian War there were attempts for a ceasefire and a peace agreement, but these were never enacted, with both the Russian Federation and Ukraine refusing to concede territory. As events including the Russian withdrawal from Kiev and Ukraine’s successful counteroffensive in Kharkiv Oblast continued, Russia...