• Bottle Farm: Grow Fresh Food On Your Window

    Students Charlie Francis, Daniel Taylor and Emil Schneider co-founded Bottle Farm after graduating university. The Bottle Farm kit that they have set up is very appealing to those of us students who come back to shrivelled up plants after the Christmas holidays, year after year....
  • People And Planet Interview With James Evans

    Impact caught up with MA Philosophy student, James Evans, co-founder of the People & Planet Student action group. In the last week, they launched their Undoing Borders campaign, which aims to decolonise our university by resisting internal borders. Internal borders are often enacted through systems the majority of us...
  • Open Letter from UoN Students Prompts Further Action

    An open letter from the BME Students’ Officers and seven student societies representing black students at the University of Nottingham has prompted a more detailed response from the Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, regarding the death of George Floyd and the University’s stance on the Black Lives Matter movement. The first...
  • Important Info: Nottingham’s Black Lives Matter Protest

    Today, Sunday 7 June, Nottingham’s Black Lives Matter event is due to take place at the Forest Recreation Ground at 12 noon. Ahead of the protest Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping issued the following statement. “Alongside our communities, my colleagues and I are saddened and appalled by...
  • Higher COVID-19 Deaths Among BAME People

    In a report released on Tuesday 2nd June, Public Health England confirmed death rates to be highest amongst Black and Minority Ethnic groups. According to the Office of National Statistics, Black people were up to four times more likely to die of COVID-19, whilst Asians are about twice as likely...
  • Change Must Begin With the National Curriculum

    Educational group, The Black Curriculum, is pushing for the British school syllabus to be changed. Founded in 2019, it advocates for black history to be taught in schools across the UK. Social enterprise, The Black Curriculum, seeks to redress the predominantly Eurocentric perspective of the UK’s national curriculum. It advocates...
  • Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering Presented Gold Award for Gender Equality

    The University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering has become the first engineering department in the country to be awarded a coveted gold Athena SWAN award for its commitment to gender equality....