• Society Spotlight On: Once A Month

    UoN Once a Month was launched this year at UoN as a branch of the wider Once a Month campaign. The student-led project aims to tackle period poverty and help vulnerable women access the products they need. I caught up with project co-lead and president Sachi Kulkarni to find out more about...
  • Endometriosis Awareness Month – Dealing With Endo At University

    I was a few days in to my second year of my undergraduate degree when I started, what I now refer to as the ‘period of hell.’ For as long as I can remember, I’ve suffered from heavy and painful periods. So much so that my childhood was filled with sick...
  • Burnham Knows Best: Should The Government Pass The Baton To Local Authorities?

    In the 2019 General Election campaign, Conservative candidate Boris Johnson made a commitment to ‘levelling up’ Britain’s regions, should he be elected. They for too long had been left behind the progress made in London and the South East. Johnson presented himself as the man to change this....
  • Hard To Talk About Podcast- Ep.1: Sex, Relationships and Disabilities

    The Hard to Talk About Podcast is all about things that are, well, hart to talk about. This panel of students love discussing and raising awareness for issues that are stigmatised, under-discussed, or seen as taboo. Part 1  Sex, relationships and dating as disabled people, delving into mental illnesses...
  • It’s Time We Got Serious About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ Community 

    There is no easy way to say this but earlier this year, I was sexually assaulted. After a riveting bar crawl with my friend, we both decided to head to the local gay club, as we often do on our nights out. We got in there, ordered our drinks...
  • Courage from Phillip Schofield 

    Mr Schofield made an emotional announcement on ITV's This Morning, with his close friend Holly Willoughby, that it has taken many years for him to open up and let others know that he is gay. Prior to his television announcement, Phillip posted on Instagram, that he has been conflicted...
  • Don’t Wobble Weak: Wobble Week

    With the dawn of Reading Week on the horizon, week five of teaching can feel all too far away from this promised recalibration, and can bring with it its own feelings of isolation and a spike in student drop-outs. This year, the Faculty of Arts are pushing against the...