• How easy is it to eat vegan as a student?

    From November 1st, I set myself the challenge of eating vegan for a month. I say challenge, but for some people being vegan is just normal life. But as a full dairy and meat consumer, I knew for me it would be a personal challenge. I set out to...
  • Resting your Weary Head on Campus

    We can all agree that uni can get a bit much at times. If it's not workload, it's your irritating housemates, the dirty kitchen, the lack of home-cooked food, missing your dog, 'hangxiety' or the suffocating feeling of regret from the night before looming over you. Whatever it is,...
  • Society Spotlight: Karnival

    Dounia Crivelli discusses UoN’s Karnival, one of the largest student-run charity organisations in the country. Karnival is the University of Nottingham’s student-run charity organization, one of the largest in the country, and we raise incredible amounts of money every year for amazing causes. We host many fundraising experiences and...
  • Alternative Nights in Nottingham: What To Do Instead of Clubbing

    Clubbing not for you? We have some great alternatives for a night without intensive dancing. While a night out on the town is a classic pastime for any university student, the sticky floors and ear-numbing music is not always the most appealing way to spend your evening. Fear not,...
  • Secondary School Dress Codes: Necessary or OTT?

    I remember very clearly how it felt to wear a uniform at school. The ease of waking up in the morning and throwing the same thing on, the sense of school identity, and the copious amounts of stuff I could fit into the many pockets of my blazer. But...
  • The Ultimate Travel Survival Kit

    Whether you are flying away on a weekend city break, headed on a week-long beach get away, or off exploring on a longer adventure, there are a few things that you should always consider taking with you. The obvious ones being the essentials; things like your passport (it’s also...
  • Six things university has taught me outside of my degree

    University is a time of personal growth, learning and preparation for the world of work. But after a year and a half of being here, I’ve found that I have gained many more valuable lessons from general student life than from my degree itself. From cooking and cleaning skills...