• Democratic Review 19/20: Interview with Cassie Ulrich

    Cassie Ulrich is the Education Officer at the University of Nottingham. This role involves co-leading the Education Network and the more than 700 students that represent students’ academic experience to the Schools, Faculties and University.  In your words, what exactly is the Democratic Review 19/20? The Democratic Review is an...
  • 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...
  • “Best graduate job you can get”: Interview with SU Education Officer Cassie O’Boyle  

    With the 2018 Students’ Union Elections now finished, Impact talked to Cassie O’Boyle, the Education Officer, to learn more about her time in office. During the interview, Cassie talked about free graduation, lecture capture, the strikes and more. How would you say your time in office has been so...
  • WINNER ANNOUNCED: EDUCATION OFFICER  – Cassie O’Boyle

    Cassie O’Boyle has been re-elected as your new Students’ Union Education Officer for 2018/19. Cassie O’Boyle was declared the Education Officer for the 2018/19 academic year after winning the 1st round of voting, with 2,717 votes. Talking about how she was feeling, Cassie expressed that she felt great and...
  • Hustings: Education Officer

    On Tuesday 6th of March, the candidates running for the position of Education Officer participated in a hustings run by Dimitrios Potsos. This year there are only two candidates running for the position of Education Officer: Matthew Spurr and Cassie O’Boyle. However, Matthew did not attend the hustings. At...
  • IMPACT ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL: DAY 2

    The second day of campaigning for SU elections has been snowy and windy, but the candidates persevere and are chatting to students around campus. In the unusually quiet Portland building, Impact first catches up with Pete Lendon who is running to be your next SU President. “It’s going really...
  • The cost of graduation: is it worth the money?

    With fees rising to £9,250, the cost of education is high. The scrapping of the NHS bursary and maintenance grants paired with high rent and living costs means your time at University has a very large price tag. It is perhaps because of these external factors that so many...