• What we can all do to Help our Poorly Little Earth

    We are all well-aware by now that our humble abode we call Earth is struggling because of our actions. According to reports carried out by the United Nations, if the earth heats up by only 1 degree more we will enter into an environmental disaster. This would mean food...
  • To be Catered or Self-Catered, that is the Question

    Full English Breakfast or Soggy Cereal… it’s a no-brainer. Catered accommodation for the win, always!! Going to university is scary enough and you have so many new responsibilities to cope with- cleaning, washing, getting yourself out of bed in the morning- the list is already so long so why...
  • No Social Media- Am I Living in the Stone Age?  

    What does social media mean to you? Why do you use it?  Is it to interact with a whole range of people, or to stay tuned with world affairs? Are you curious as to what goes on in people’s lives, or knowing what your favourite celebrities are up to?...
  • How to be Sporty When You’re Skint

    From a distance, David Ross Sports Village looks more like the high-tech training centre from The Hunger Games than it does a gym. Packed fill with squash and badminton courts, a massive swimming pool, snazzy fitness suites, outdoor pitches and even a sauna and steam room (!) this is...
  • Let’s Meditate on this: Recommendations on Meditation for Beginners and Whether it’s Worth Your Time

    In our daily lives there is lots to be stressed and anxious about, particularly at university. Whether it be deadlines, friendship problems, annoying housemates or even homesickness, it can be hard to not feel overwhelmed sometimes....
  • There’s No Place Like Nottingham

    I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t look forward to summer, particularly during the assessment period. When we’re tearing our hair out over referencing, revision and that word count which (despite our best efforts) is still too high, summer appears to be the only light at the end of...
  • It All Began 14 Years Ago…

    My time at the University of Nottingham begins with me as a part-time student in the School of History. Part-time meaning that I was a first-year student for two years.This later extended itself to a third year as I changed my degree to Social Science because I was required...