• Considering A Career In Social Work? Top 5 Reasons To Go For It

    Frontline is a children social work charity that recruits and develops outstanding individuals to become the next generation of social workers. Frontline has just been voted number 26 on the Times top 100 graduate employers. Social work can often be overlooked as a career option for graduates but here’s...
  • Bad Sounds @ Rescue Rooms

    Rescue Rooms’ compact venue immediately set the precedent for an intimate evening with Bad Sounds. From the first song, it was evident that the room was filled with only the band’s most dedicated fans, with the audience passionately moshing to every song. The night began with two support acts,...
  • The fight for the Living Wage continues

    Following the student referendum which took place in June, with 901 votes for, and 38 against, which requested that the cost of paying the Living Wage to be funded by price rises in the shops and bar. Despite the results of the referendum, the board has not taken the...
  • Threatening A Marking Boycott Fights Against The Commoditisation Of University Teaching

    Since October 31st last year, university staff nationwide have been sporadically striking in protest at the fact that their pay has decreased by 13% in real terms since 2009. They’re especially indignant about the 5.1% average pay rise awarded to vice-chancellors last year.  There have been three one-day strikes...
  • Should the University of Nottingham pay the Living Wage?

    YES Hundreds of UoN staff this winter will have struggled to heat their homes and pay for Christmas. These are staff we come into contact with every day; they serve us coffee in Hallward, lunch in Portland, and willfully wade through our mess when cleaning rooms in halls. The...
  • Vice-Chancellor Pay Hikes: Are They Worth The Money?

    So Nottingham students, who exactly is the vice-chancellor of your university? Who is the leader of this institution, the person with whom the buck ultimately stops? If, like me, you’ve had no idea for most of your time here who the big cheese is, you are not alone. Let’s...