• 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...
  • Climate Strike Takes Nottingham

    Greta Thunberg, notorious Climate activist, inspired the ‘Fridays for Future’ movement calling for schoolchildren to strike in aid of Climate change. The Fridays For Future movement asks the question “Why spend a lot of effort to become educated when our governments are not listening to the educated?” The request...
  • Sustainability Week 2019

    As we reach the middle of Sustainability Week it’s important to remember what it stands for. Sustainabilitity Week aims to raise awareness about environmental and social issues on a range of topics. To empower students and staff to make small changes in their life that have a big impact...
  • The Truth about TB

    The immune system pressures of university life – such as hard partying, deadlines, and moving address regularly – make it more likely that latent TB will wake up causing illness. Fortunately, a simple blood test is all that’s needed to find latent TB so that it can be treated...
  • Suicide Awareness Week

    As you all made your way around campus, I’m sure you were bought to a halt when you saw the display of 95 pairs of shoes at the bottom of the steps of Djanogly Terrace, which will be up all week. Myself, along with many other students, paused for...
  • Nottingham Students Strike for Climate

    Students from schools across Nottingham went on strike this Friday, joining millions of others around the world for the international School Strike for Climate. The movement, started by sixteen-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, has led to Thunberg being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and has inspired countless young...
  • Balancing the gender pay gap at UoN

    International Women’s Day does not lose its significance after one day of celebration, just last year, female staff were paid 23.6 percent less than their male counterparts working in professional services, part-time, or academic work. This highlights the ongoing gender bias that people face not only in the workplace, but also...