• UoN’s Extended Term Dates for 20/21 Released

    If your parents are anything like mine, you need to let them know at least a month in advance when you want transport back to Nottingham. Otherwise, you’ll be sat on a National Express coach for 5 hours having paid an extra £50 in excess luggage fees. Luckily for...
  • “I’m Not Just Paying For A Piece Of Paper; I’m Paying To Be Taught”

    Should Nottingham University be giving refunds for the disruption of teaching caused by COVID-19?
    During the strikes, one of the University’s main justifications for not providing financial compensation to affected students was that ‘student fees cover a very wide range of services, not just tuition’. They cited the continued availability...
  • Impostor Syndrome At Uni: Accepting Your Authentic Self

    At any talk or network event, there is always an inspirational speaker with admirable confidence stood in front of me, so I intuitively ask if they’ve ever experienced feelings of unworthiness. They all say yes. Impostor Syndrome, characterised by low self-esteem, self-doubt, and feelings of inadequacy, plagues too many...
  • The State of the UK Economy During Lockdown and Beyond

    In April, the UK economy shrunk by a record 20.4% due to lockdown, causing irreversible damage for many families and businesses. Over the whole of lockdown, statistics also show that the economy is expected to have slumped by a quarter due to widespread contractions across the economy. Most noticeably,...
  • How has the Coronavirus Affected my Second Year of University?

    I thought my second year of university would be spent worrying about moving out of student accommodation, facing real 'adult' problems (like sorting out bills) and dealing with an incredibly tough workload. Turns out, I had far more on my plate to worry about than I thought. Something none...
  • Coronavirus – How Is the University Handling the Epidemic?

    The Coronavirus originated from a seafood market in Wuhan and has caught the attention of the international community. As of the writing of this article, the virus has infected 9776 people and killed 216. There have been 2 confirmed cases of the virus in York. With it becoming more...
  • Is Technology Taking Over? The Growing Need for an Online Presence at University

    There’s no doubt our demographic is constantly criticised by the likes of 'baby boomers' for our so-called addiction to technology and social media. But have we developed a dependency, or are we simply adapting to a modern way of living? The prevalent need for an online presence at university...