• SARS Must End: The Nigerian Youth Revolution

    Nearly a week into perhaps, one of the most unifying protests in Nigerian history, there does not seem to be any sign of the anti-SARS movement slowing down or the message being diminished. ...
  • UCU: Universities Cannot Go Back To ‘Business As Usual’

    With students set to return to universities in the coming weeks, there is still a lot of uncertainty over how they will operate with new social distancing measures. One of the key areas of concerns is whether it is safe for students to return to in-person teaching and campus...
  • Sport Has Become The Most Progressive Platform For Social Justice Protests

    Joe Hughes  The gradual return of sport across the summer has seen its stars use their platforms to protest for social and political reform in numbers like never before, but how much of an effect do they really have? Joe Hughes takes a look at campaigns both at home...
  • Nott-Experts – Ep.4: Current Affairs

    Our Nott-Experts share their opinions on the current University strikes, Andrew Sabisky, and encourage you to look out for your isolated friends and family during storm Dennis.  Kit Sinclair and Gareth Holmes Featured image courtesy of Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   For more podcast content, as well as...
  • University Strikes Again!

    The UCU have announced 14 strike days that will span February and March affecting universities across the country including the University of Nottingham. The strikes begin with a two-day walkout that will take place on Thursday 20 February and will culminate with a full week beginning on Monday 9thMarch....
  • Staff strikes: solidarity or sleeping in?

    On Monday 25th UCU members at UoN started an 8 working-day strike over changes to their pensions, rates of pay and working conditions. Unfortunately for students, the whole point of striking is to be as disruptive and inconvenient as possible and it often feels like it’s to our detriment...
  • Day One: UCU Strikes

    The first day of University and College Union (UCU) strikes has seen action in 60 universities across the UK. The planned action comes ahead of pay cuts, increased pension costs, deteriorating working conditions and overwhelming concerns about casualisation within higher education institutions. 79% of UCU members supported strike action...