• Marking Boycott Called Off

    Earlier in May, due to ongoing disputes between the University of Nottingham and the University and College Union (UCU), students were informed of further industrial action. The industrial action outlined included a marking and assessment boycott which threatened this year's graduation. Last week, a deal was reached on the...
  • UoN Launches Scholarship For At-Risk Ukrainian Students And Academics

    Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine the University of Nottingham has launched a new funded scholarship to support at-risk students and academics. Impact’s Associate Online Editor Laura Scaife reports....
  • UoN Responds To UCU Marking Boycott

    In response to the University and College Union's (UCU) announcement that some staff may engage in a marking boycott over summer, the University of Nottingham has released a statement regarding their policy on students' grade assessments. The changes would mean some students' final results could be based on past...
  • NUS Strike – ‘A New Vision For Our Education’

    The strikes and occupying of university buildings, which took place primarily in Torrington Square, London on the 2nd March, focused on reuniting students and standing in solidarity to campaign for the mending of the education system which has failed so many of us. There was a great turn out...
  • An 11th Hour Deal To Stop Strikes?

    The University and College Union (UCU) announced this week a second wave of strikes to take place over February and early March, including at the University of Nottingham. Part of an ongoing dispute with the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) over cuts to pensions, the Union has threatened to stage...
  • Sex On Film: Necessary Or Superfluous?

    Tim Ovenden Whether you’re singular or a mingler this Valentine’s Day, Tim Ovenden propounds you read on. A question will be asked: sex scenes – yay or no way? One thing’s clear, this could get racy. Picture the scene. You’re sat around the box with the fam tucking into...
  • UoN’s UCU Vote In Favour Of Strikes

    Members of the University of Nottingham's University and College Union (UCU) have today backed strike action in a dispute over pay and working conditions. Lauren McGaun reports on the anticipated industrial action....