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Affiliation of societies update - NSFL

Following understandable interest from members, the Students’ Union and its elected Officers wish to clarify the situation regarding the affiliation of Nottingham Students for Life and the position of the elected officers with regard to the society’s views.

Affiliation of societies update

Following an internal review relating to the affiliation of societies, gaps were found in our procedures and processes and we are taking immediate action to resolve and improve these.

Deaf awareness at the University of Nottingham

The Sign Language Society (‘Sign Soc’) at the University of Nottingham Students’ Union (UoNSU), recently created a sign-assisted music video in hopes of raising deaf awareness both within and outside of the University. Watch it here.

Introducing your 2019/20 SU Officers

Say hello to this year's Students' Union Officers!

Become a Global Buddy

Calling all international and EU students! Applications for Global Buddies are now open. Find out more.

Students' Union summer opening hours

Your SU’s commercial outlets have different opening hours during the summer break. Take a look at when you can pop into your favourite shops, cafés and services.

Winners of the Education Network Awards announced!
Education Network Logo

Yesterday saw 77 winners at the 2018/19 Education Network Awards hosted in The Studio and Studio Live to recognise the 600+ academic representatives here at UoNSU.

Hidden Course Costs update June 2019

Back in November 2018, Cassie, your Education Officer, started the Hidden Course Costs campaign to find out about the unexpected costs you have to pay while you’re at University, and to work out the real cost of studying at Nottingham.

An update on suicide prevention and welfare

An update on our recent Suicide Awareness campaign from your Equal Opportunities and Welfare Officer.

Staff Oscars 2019: the winners

Here are all the winners of this year's University Staff Oscars.

Extenuating Circumstances

Are unforeseen circumstances affecting your ability to complete assessments?

SU Prizes and Awards - nominations are open!

Nominations are now open for SU Prizes and Awards. They're your chance to say thank you to those people who’ve really gone the extra mile to make sure you have the best possible time while you're at Nottingham.

Update on drug safety policy

As with other Students’ Unions, the University of Nottingham Students’ Union is being asked by its members to take a more proactive role in the promotion of safer drug use, and the 435th Union Council, held on Thursday 8 November 2018, passed a policy on drug safety and harm reduction.

NUS Black Students' Conference

In response to the University of Nottingham Students’ Union’s BME Officer receiving the ‘Black Student of the Year’ award, NUS have provided clarity on the definition of their term Black.

The results are in. Say hello to next year's SU Officers

All the campaigning came to a head on Friday at the Student Leader Elections results night. Take a look at the winners.

New CEO appointed to lead Students' Union

The University of Nottingham Students’ Union is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Daryl Ormerod.

Student concerns raised with Purple Frog

Following complaints to SU Advice and comments raised on social media, your SU Community Officer and SU Advice and Welfare advisors met with Purple Frog's management to discuss your concerns.

SU website log-in issues

Some of you may have been having issues logging into the SU website over the last few days, but we're working hard to resolve the problem.

New parenting rooms now open

We’re delighted to announce that the University’s new Athena SWAN parenting rooms are now open.

Students' Union President resigns

Following a very difficult decision it is with regret that Jess Lendon has resigned from their position as President of the University of Nottingham Students’ Union.

Find support when you need it

Welcome Week is over, but your Students’ Union is here all year round to give you support, guidance and advice when you need it.

Student Leader Elections nominations are now open.

Nominations for the 2018 Student Leader Elections are now open. This is your chance to put yourself forward to be elected by University of Nottingham students as one of their 2018/19 student representatives.

Holocaust Memorial Day Statement

Tomorrow is Holocaust Memorial Day. We mark this day as an annual reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust and mass genocide during the Second World War, and the millions impacted since through the atrocities in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Sudan.

The puppies are back by popular demand!

We're hosting a puppy room on Wednesday 13 December.

Cascade Fund now open for applications

The Cascade fund was set up by the University of Nottingham to support students looking to make a positive impact on your student experience, and in local, national, or international communities.

Postgraduate Network Committee results announced

Find out who'll be on the Postgraduate Network Committee this year.

What happened at the first Trustee Board meeting of the year?

Your SU President, Alan Holey has written about the first SU Trustee Board meeting to take place this year.

UoNSU app now live!

Click here to find out what’s on the app and how you can download it.

We're officially 'Very Good'

Following an NUS quality audit on Tuesday 20 June, we've improved!

SU Prizes and Awards Winners are here!

The SU Prizes and Awards event took place on Thursday 22 June, continue reading to find out who won.

Education Network Awards winners announced

The Education Network Awards took place on Wednesday 14 June, in the Studio, Portland Building, celebrating the students who have excelled throughout this year in the Education Network.

Postgraduate lunchbox seminars now open for applications.

The Postgraduate Lunchbox Seminar Series is new for June and July, creating a forum for you to start, or join the conversation around current world events. Each seminar is your opportunity to present 10 minutes on the theme, before it is opened up to the room.

Nominations now open for the Annual SU Prizes and Awards!

It's time to announce this year's SU Prizes and Awards, read more to find out how you can nominate yourself or someone you know.

Thank you and congratulations NSA Winners!

On Friday 19 May University of Nottingham Students’ Union hosted the second annual National Societies Awards here in Nottingham. Read on to find out who won on the night.

General Election - Vote today

The UK Parliament has announced that on Thursday 8 June 2017 there will be a General Election.

Portland Building redevelopment update

Your Students’ Union is constantly changing based on your feedback, of what you want to see and what you would like to happen differently.

Paint the Town winners announced.

Find out the winners of the Paint the Town competition!

Changes to Karnival activity

Statement from the University of Nottingham Students’ Union Trustee Board.

What is the Trustee Board?

Many of you may not know there is an SU Trustee Board or what it does, so it’s time we shed some light; here goes!

Congratulations to your 2017/18 Officer team

Your new Officer team for 2017/18!

Latest Referenda Results

We recently hosted two referenda brought forward by students. You can find the results here.

Your new Education Reps

Friday 17 March saw the latest round of elections close. Here you'll find your new Education Reps.

Work starts on Portland Hill

Portland Hill will be closed for redevelopment from 27 March. Find out what that means here.

Thanks for making Student Volunteering Week a success!

On February 20-26th National Student Volunteering Week took over your Students’ Union Volunteering Centre. Did you take part? Were you inspired to take on volunteering opportunities yourself?

University of Nottingham Students’ Union says NO to fossil fuels.

It is with great pleasure I would like to announce that the Students’ Union has divested its investment portfolio away from Fossil Fuels.

What's next for the Portland building redevelopment?

In 2013, following years of discussion, the Officer team wanted to show senior University staff that a good Students’ Union building would enable students to have a better time at University, and that it would benefit the campus overall. Find out what happens next.

Karnival to improve activities

Important information regarding the future of the 7 Legged event.

School Education Reps Announced!

Find out who your new School Education Reps are here...

An Important Statement From Your Students' Union *Updated 25/10/2016*

Please read for a full statement from your Students' Union, addressing recent news regarding the '7 legged' event.


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