• Populism and the Assault on Law

    The University of Nottingham’s Human Rights Law Centre invited Baroness Helena Kennedy QC to give it’s 2019 annual lecture. In light of the current political atmosphere, the chosen topic of  discussion was, ‘Populism and the Assault on Law’.  Baroness Helena Kennedy’s resume is a force to be reckoned with....
  • The Day Boris Johnson Listened

    Yesterday, protesters gathered en masse to attend the people’s vote march in London. Such an occasion was to call for a final say on a “new deal” for Brexit. The march has been hailed as one of the largest demonstrations in history with an estimated one million to have...
  • Extraordinary Union Council Meeting

    On the evening of Thursday 10th October, The University of Nottingham hosted the first ever Extraordinary Union Council Meeting to cement the Union’s position as clearly holding pro-choice values. Such a meeting occurs only when prevalent discussions of topic come to the surface. This Union Council meeting included the...
  • World Mental Health Day

    Today, Thursday 10th October, marks World Mental Health Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness and educating all on mental health. Since 1992, the day has been part of an effort to stimulate dialogue for sufferers. Each year, the day has a different theme, with the theme...
  • 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...
  • Amazon on Fire – What can we do?

    More than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil have occurred this year – an increase by 84% from 2018 (according to the National Institute for Space Research).  Though the Amazon rainforest feels geographically far from the UK, it remains the heart of the planet. Since July, the deforestation rate was...
  • Mugging on Campus

    Police are currently investigating after an apparent mugging incident occurred on the University of Nottingham’s campus. The police were seen near Florence Boot Hall. A spokeswoman for the University of Nottingham has said: “We are shocked at a deplorable instance of mugging on the University Park Campus in the early...