• Running Away From The Track: My Relationship With Sports And Academic Institutions

    Ed Farley It was a walk through the freshers fair that pushed feelings to the forefront. The barrage of sporting societies lined up, one after the other – each promising care, fun, and above all, teamwork, friendship and comradery. Ed Farley recounts his experience. Now, all these promises I...
  • Societies for Film-Loving Freshers

    Tylah Mofford Do you love film and TV? Do you love watching films? What about making films? Have you considered writing about films? If any of this appeals to you, then you’re in the right place. With Freshers’ week upon us, it seems apt to showcase the University of...
  • How To Get Funding For Societies During Lockdown

    Struggling with reduces fund for your society thanks to lockdown? Nishka has some invaluable advice on how to raise money quickly at easily at no extra cost!...
  • Science, Tech, and Sustainability Societies to Join

    Ottilie Owen On the second day of freshers, Ottilie shares some science, technology and sustainability societies… Now that it’s Welcome Week, it is once again that time of the year when students turn their attention to trying out various societies. Although this year’s Welcome Fair was slightly different from...
  • Food for Fun: Best Food Socs at Notts

    Everyone knows that joining societies is one of the best things to do when at university. You get to meet groups of like-minded people and attend events together, where, more likely than not, a friendship will form. But what’s better than joining a society? ...
  • Spotlight on: VegSoc

    Today's spotlight is on Vegsoc, UON's Vegetarian and Vegan Society, who welcome all food lovers at Nottingham, plant-based or otherwise! Our very own food editor, Alice Nott, sits down with their new committee to find out more about who they are, their values, and what plans they have for...
  • How Important Are Societies To University Culture?

    It is safe to say that over time, societies have played an integral part in university culture. Developing in some of the earliest universities, the concept of a society has evolved with the changing times. What would have begun as clubs only open to the social elite, societies have...