• Coram Boy – Launch @ Nottingham Playhouse

    An atmosphere of excitement was gathering in Nottingham Playhouse on 30th January, as some of Nottingham’s greatest community workers and press were greeted by a champagne reception for the launch of Coram Boy, a new community project that aims to open the doors of the theatre to every citizen...
  • Music Timehop: Thirty Years On, Tracy Chapman Still Rings True

    I’ve loved ‘Fast Car’ for years – it’s one of those songs that sticks with you, and occasionally you feel the need to listen to it for no other reason than you haven’t heard it in a while. When I got my newest phone, I wanted to have it...
  • How Does Notts Help the Homeless?

    Homelessness in the UK has risen 54% in the UK since 2010, and, according to the homeless charity Framework, rough sleeping in Nottingham has increased to its highest level in 20 years – hardly shocking to students who would have by now realised that it’s rare not to see...
  • UoN HopeSoc on target to raise £650,000 for vulnerable children

    By July 2016, HopeSoc, Karnival (the RAG Society) and all their Nottingham-based student supporters will have raised over £650,000 in aid of Hope for Children, having begun their incredible efforts in September 2012. This achievement over the last three and a half years means that the University of Nottingham (UoN), continues...
  • Spotlight on: Costa Rica

    On the pristine, stretching beaches of western Costa Rica, a slow and tedious war is being fought between those trying to save a species, and those trying desperately to climb above the poverty line. Every night between July and October, various turtle nesting beaches along the west coast are...
  • India: slums and skyscrapers

    India is a country of vast contrast, where those with and those without live side by side. While you can shop in one of the greatest malls in Asia amongst some of the finest designers in the world, and be driven out by a chauffeur, you’re sure to pass...
  • Surviving in St Ann’s

    The view over Nottingham as seen from the hilly terrain of St Ann’s is something many University of Nottingham (UoN) students won’t have seen; the district lies on the opposite side of city to the university. Within St Ann’s vista from Blue Bell Hill you see its buildings, ageing residences of...