• Union Council Meeting’s Democratic Review

    The 6th February 2020 marked another instalment of the renowned Union Council Meeting's Democratic Review, and saw the proposal of three new policies. ...
  • How Brexit May Affect Studying Abroad

    The word ‘Brexit’ has become synonymous with uncertainty and fear – particularly over what will occur when Britain finally exits out of the EU on 31st January 2020, providing we have an agreement negotiated. Seven months have passed since the original leaving date of 29 March 2019 and up...
  • Erasmus +: Opportunities you didn’t know you had

    In the UK we have a tendency to associate ‘Erasmus’ solely with courses that offer a year abroad and as an ambiguously-defined institution that awards language students free money to galavant around Europe. In reality, it is much more than this and is in fact a very serious scheme...
  • Brexit: Should We Vote To Revote?

    We seem to find ourselves in an inevitable conundrum when it comes to the dreaded B-word. Two years have passed since the polarising referendum that divided the country. Despite the relentless media noise over Brexit, it feels like we are as clueless as to what Brexit will actually mean...
  • HSBC gives the University £75 million boost

    HSBC has given the University of Nottingham a £75 million boost to help provide ‘world-class’ research and enhance student experience. The University received a revolving credit facility, i.e., an arrangement that allows it to draw down and repay loans any number of times within the agreed loan limit. Margaret...
  • 31% of students rely on overdrafts, credit cards and payday loans

    Future Finance, a specialist student loans company, has raised concerns surrounding students’ abilities to finance their educations. The survey, which questioned 1,000 full-time students, said that 31% have had to use credit cards, payday loans and overdrafts to finance their university experience. “The survey also showed that 70% said their...
  • Nottinghamshire Police ‘neither sustainable or affordable’

    Nottinghamshire Police’s budget reductions could risk the effectiveness of police protection, a report from a police watchdog says. It was found that £9.4m of reserve money had been used and that the police force has been inadequately managing their finances. Chief Constable Sue Fish said that the financial management...