• ‘Project Period’ Launched By SU

    UoN's SU Welfare Officer, Alice Kosse, recently launched a new trial scheme entitled ‘Project Period’. The scheme aims to provide free sanitary products to students and staff, available for collection from Monday 6th December to Friday 17th December from the SU Advice Reception. The project has a wide range...
  • Society Spotlight On: Once A Month

    UoN Once a Month was launched this year at UoN as a branch of the wider Once a Month campaign. The student-led project aims to tackle period poverty and help vulnerable women access the products they need. I caught up with project co-lead and president Sachi Kulkarni to find out more about...
  • Tampon Tax Finally Scrapped

    On Wednesday 11th March, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak revealed the scrapping of the ‘tampon tax’ in The 2020 Budget.  This means the Chancellor has scrapped the five percent VAT on all sanitary products. Currently, the levy means that tampons, sanitary pads, and menstrual cups are viewed as luxury items...