• SU Hustings 2019: Postgraduate Officer

    On the evening of Monday 4th March, the candidates running for the position of Postgraduate Officer participated in a hustings. There are four candidates running for the position: Abdi Ahmed, Tom Leach, Jin Jing and Ali Jourabchi.  Opening with a speech by Abdi Ahmed, he addressed the need for...
  • Jess Lendon resigns as Students’ Union President

    The Students’ Union released a statement on the afternoon of 10th December to announce that Jess Lendon has resigned from their position as the President of the University of Nottingham’s Student Union, after taking on the role in July 2018. As quoted in the statement, Jess Lendon said, “I...
  • Fresher’s Checklist: What to do in Notts

    With the 2018/19 academic year incoming, the city of Nottingham is faced to bear the excitement that new students and returning students will usher in, with their new IKEA bed linens, fresher’s bands, and a brazen attitude to partying and studying. Students eager to explore Nottingham and enrich themselves...
  • The Students’ Union will subsidise travel costs of Irish students in upcoming abortion referendum

    The Students’ Union at the University of Nottingham (UoN) is offering up to £110 of travel bursary to encourage Irish students at the UoN to travel home to vote in the upcoming referendum regarding the repeal of the 8th amendment.  This comes after the 434th Union Council session, where Seagh...
  • New motions set by the Union Council

    On May 10th, the agenda for the 434th Union Council was held at the Sir Clive Granger building. During the meeting, motions about trade unions, employment rights of PHD students, sustainability, among other motions, were discussed and put to a vote. The Union Council is the democratic policy making...
  • The Students’ Union Annual Financial Report and Achievements

    On the 15th of March, the University of Nottingham’s Students’ Union (SU) had the annual general meeting and members meeting to review last year’s financial report and the Union’s achievements. This correlated with the SU having also released the report onto the SU website. The report quantifies how successful the...
  • “Best graduate job you can get”: Interview with SU Education Officer Cassie O’Boyle  

    With the 2018 Students’ Union Elections now finished, Impact talked to Cassie O’Boyle, the Education Officer, to learn more about her time in office. During the interview, Cassie talked about free graduation, lecture capture, the strikes and more. How would you say your time in office has been so...