• “Are you listening, Jeremy?”: Students oppose academic redundancies in CLAS

    A group of 35 students from the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS) gathered in Trent Courtyard this morning to oppose proposed academic redundancies in their departments. As part of the Arts Portfolio Review, completed by Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Arts, Jeremy Gregory, last last year, it has been proposed...
  • Students protest against Project Transform during UCAS Offer Day

    UoN students have gone ahead with a peaceful protest against the implementation of Project Transform and alleged academic redundancies today, whilst prospective students were shown around campus on a UCAS Offer Day. From 10am, more than 50 students from the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS) lined the...
  • Students plan peaceful protest to oppose implementation of Project Transform

    Students have organised a peaceful protest on Wednesday 16th March during an open day to oppose the implementation of Project Transform in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies (CLAS) and to raise concerns over academic redundancies. The protest aims to highlight concerns that the roll out of...
  • NUS urges students to “age themselves” in protest against student debt

    As part of its #CutTheCosts week, the NUS has encouraged students to age themselves to show MPs how long student debts could take to pay off. Students have been urged to take a photograph of themselves, use the editing software on the AgingBooth app to age their faces and send...
  • Junior doctors protest against changes to contracts

    Hundreds of healthcare professionals united in Nottingham City Centre on Saturday 17th October to protest against proposed changes to junior doctors’ contracts. The protest, organised by Chun Hong Tang, began at 2pm in the Old Market Square, with protestors holding placards which read “save our NHS” and “protect our...
  • Students protest for open borders in Calais and Dover

    Demonstrations took place in Dover and Calais on Saturday 17th October, as students and activists stood up for migrants in Calais and continental Europe. On Saturday 17th October, students from across the country, including cities such as Birmingham, Sussex and London, gathered in Dover and Calais to hold parallel...
  • NUS supports demonstration against maintenance grant cuts

    The National Union of Students has shown support for a suggested route for a demonstration against government plans to cut the maintenance grant, which will take effect as of the 2016/17 academic year. Demonstrators will assemble in Malet Street, London and march through the centre of the city towards the Department for Business,...