• Wheels Galore! Adaptive Cars, Wheelchairs, And A Vibrant Daily Life With Cerebral Palsy

    This article is brought to you by Iain M MacLeod My name is Iain and I live in the Northeast of Scotland.  I was born in Stornoway at Lewis Hospital in 1963, and in 1966, when I was three and a half years old, I contracted Cerebral Palsy (CP)...
  • UoN’s Graduation Without Borders

    University of Nottingham alumni, ambassadors and famous faces are helping to mark the graduation of 10,000 students in a 24-hour virtual celebration on the 24th July....
  • Dear Graduating Class of 2020

    Dear Graduating Class of 2020- I get it. As a final year student, I understand the sadness, the anger and the pain you feel about not having the final term of university which you imagined. The one full of ‘lasts’- last library all-nighter, last trip to your favourite place...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week: Alchemilla

    Alchemilla describes itself as ‘unique, imaginative, plant-based dining’; they are not a vegan restaurant, but their menu is centred around high quality plant-based food. Alchemilla showcases British fruit and vegetables, with the addition of other non-vegan ingredients to demonstrate the full spectrum of flavours and textures that plant-based food...
  • Finding my feet: how to find out who you truly are before leaving uni

    In some ways, I think we’re all a little like Peter Pan…not wanting to grow up and accept adult responsibilities, and to just have fun really. But with the pressure of uni work, cooking, cleaning, and committing to Crisis AGAIN,  it is really easy to lose yourself. I think...
  • Graduate Reflections #2: Highlights of UoN

    The University of Nottingham has been three years of highlights and memories, and there are many things that have made it such a distinctive place. Having studied English Literature, I found the course to be really varied and there was a chance to do everything: I’ve been on trips...
  • Life After UoN: Finding My Roots and Wings

    I graduated 4 years ago. I didn’t have a job or a direction that I wanted to pursue. I spent a year loving backpacking, hating unpaid internships and eventually ended up filling out job applications all over again. My self-esteem took a huge hit when my first 80 or...