• Career Success – The BME Experience

    On Thursday the 17th of October, the University of Nottingham welcomed back alumni Obianuju C Amamgbo, Lubna Essa, Michael Abiodun Olatokun and Charlotte Williams to discuss the BME experience and career success. There were fears from the organisers that this would be a controversial topic. This did not turn...
  • Sexual Harassment in the Labour Market

    As part of a series on gender equality, the impressively talented Johanna Rickne from Sweden gave an extremely informative lecture on the challenges of sexual harassment in endangering equality in the workplace. The psychological definition of sexual harassment is, “unwanted sex-related behaviour at work”. Although Rickne points out that...
  • The Day Boris Johnson Listened

    Yesterday, protesters gathered en masse to attend the people’s vote march in London. Such an occasion was to call for a final say on a “new deal” for Brexit. The march has been hailed as one of the largest demonstrations in history with an estimated one million to have...
  • Ban Launched on Extinction Rebellion in London

    On Monday, the Met police launched a ban on two or more people linked to Extinction Rebellion gathering in London. Since Scotland Yard’s decision to impose a section 14 order arrests have accelerated to over 1,700. Professor David Mead, specialist in UK Human Rights Law at the University of...
  • The Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate

    On October 15th, the stage was set for the fourth Democratic Presidential Debate with several events leading up to the debate wetting the appetite of both the American electorate and political enthusiasts alike. Could Sanders bounce back after suffering a heart attack only two weeks prior? Could Yang (aka....
  • No Place for Hate on Campus

    On Friday 11th October, students protested against the controversial invitation of suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson to attend the University of Nottingham as a guest speaker. ‘No place for hate on campus’ stated the banners outside the lecture theatre which Chris Williamson addressed that day. The pouring rain today did...
  • Extraordinary Union Council Meeting

    On the evening of Thursday 10th October, The University of Nottingham hosted the first ever Extraordinary Union Council Meeting to cement the Union’s position as clearly holding pro-choice values. Such a meeting occurs only when prevalent discussions of topic come to the surface. This Union Council meeting included the...