• SU Hustings 2019: Education Officer

    On the evening of Monday 4th March, the candidates running for the position of Education Officer participated in a hustings. There are four candidates running for the position: Richie Joseph, Dimitrios Potsos, Kabilas Parameswaran and Cassie Ulrich.  Richie opened the hustings with a short speech, stating that he believes he...
  • SU Hustings 2019: President

    On Monday 4th March, all candidates running for the position of President participated in hustings. This year there are six candidates running for the position: Megan Rogerson, Claude Mahlich, Olivia Narayan, James Pheasey, Louis Connor and Osaze Sylvester Odiase. From the hustings event, Claude Mahlich and Osaze Sylvester Odiase did not...
  • Meet your 2019 Women’s Officer Candidate

    Meet your Women’s Officer Candidate for 2019-20.  Delphine Avraam  Delphine did not attend the Media Day, however in her manifesto she has expressed how she believes “there needs to be an increase in recognition for the presence of the Women’s network. People need to know that they are here...
  • Meet your 2019 Education Officer Candidates

    During our Students’ Union Elections Media Day on Thursday 28th February, we chatted to the candidates who are running to be elected as your Education Officer for the 2019-20 academic year. Take a look at what they had to say. Richie Joseph Richie Joseph is a final year French...
  • Unconditional Offers: An outdated practice?

    Following the press release that the University of Nottingham has decided to end unconditional offers from this September, Impact went out to get the student response to the news. Started in 2014, the University believed that their High Achievers scheme initially helped to attract applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds but...
  • University of Nottingham ends unconditional offers

    The University took the decision in December to end its High Achievers scheme, introduced in 2014 to secure and support the most talented students. The scheme’s use of unconditional offers initially proved useful in attracting applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds and delivered modest gains in student recruitment and conversion in...
  • Petition Launched To Make Derby Road Safer

    The petition, which was started by UoN student Elliott Silver, is directed at Nottingham City Council and demands changes to the safety measures on Derby Road. Given that Derby Road cuts through Lenton and is busy both in terms of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, particularly at rush hour, it...