• UoN Students’ Union’s Democracy Debacle

    Confused about (or perhaps even completely unaware of) the recent events surrounding the University of Nottingham’s Democratic Review? Impact’s reporter Aidan Hall gives a full summary of the events that went down; from the initial referendum on February 19th 2020, up until the recent Extraordinary Union Council meeting. “What...
  • Changes Made By the SU Despite ‘No’ Vote

    On the 19th of February, students at the University of Nottingham voted ‘no’ to the Students’ Union Democratic Review. Out of the 1,344 votes cast there were 961 votes against the motion to make a number of fundamental changes to the Union’s constitution. Just two days after the results...
  • Proposed Democratic Model Referendum – What Does Voting Yes or No Mean?

    In anticipation of the Student Union's proposed democratic model referendum, May outlines what voting 'yes' and 'no' really means for the future of the university. ...
  • Brexit &amp: the EU Settlement Scheme

    Whilst we have people in our University community who voted leave as well as remain in the 2016 Brexit referendum, the vote was an individual decision. At UoN we value our EU staff and want them to stay with us at the University of Nottingham. Over 800 University staff...
  • 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...
  • The Irish abortion referendum: dividing a nation

    The results of the Irish abortion referendum on May 25th revealed that the Yes campaign, in favour of legalising abortion, had won by an unprecedented majority, securing 66.4% of the vote, with a turnout of 64.1% of the electorate. Under current law, abortion in Ireland is illegal in almost...
  • UoN International and EU staff talk life after Brexit

    Impact talked to two non-UK teaching staff from the University of Nottingham (UoN) about how they have been affected by Brexit. Many educational experts claimed that the referendum result to leave the European Union would leave a devastating impact on EU teaching staff at British universities. It has now,...