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University of Nottingham Students' Union news

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?

Choose in demand, not on-demand

How do you fancy getting to London for just £2?

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.

Win the chance to Paint the Town with your SU!

Have you ever wondered whether you could make it as the next great artist? Perhaps you just enjoy some painting occasionally? Whatever your creative interests, we have a competition just for you.

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.

Student Volunteering Week Coming Soon!

This year's Student Volunteering Week takes places February 20th-26th 2017.

Student Leader Elections nominations now open!

Nominations are now open for the Student Leader Elections!

Karnival to improve activities

Important information regarding the future of the 7 Legged event.

UoN Sport announces new official sponsor!

We're delighted to announce that your Students' Union and UoN Sport have partnered with University of Nottingham Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Holocaust Memorial Day - Officer Statement

Today marks the liberation of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps; Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Shields Student Homes Lobbying Update

After concerns raised by students through our Advice Centre, your Students’ Union has been lobbying Unipol to resolve a situation with Shields Students Homes.

UoN University Challenge Team Announced

We’re delighted to share with you as a final Christmas treat, our first University Challenge team of the year!

Postgraduate Sounding Board Rep and DPC Winners Announced!

Just in time for Christmas we can announce the winners of our DPC and PG Sounding Board elections!

NUS Delegate Election Winners Announced!

Just in time for Christmas we can announce the winners of our NUS Delegate elections!

Your Refreshed Students' Union Now Looks Like...

We can finally show you how your REFRESHED Students’ Union is going to look!

Stay Safe this Christmas!

With many of you getting in the festive spirit, it’s super important to remember to look after yourself and others while out and about. Your SU Officers have put together some tips for you!

Islamic Society Raise £25,000!

Our UoN Islamic Society raised an incredible £25,000 for Charity Week. We spoke to Taimia and Seair from the Society about how they did it.

UoN Sport Win Big at Table Tennis Championships!

Our newly built David Ross Sports Village played host to the BUCS Table Tennis Individual Championships, with several of our students coming away with medals.

You May Have Noticed A Big Change...

The Portland Hill screen is now live for you to see!

Tell Us About Your Clubs and Societies!

We're opening up a blog for clubs and societies!

Hold Your Houses!

Already started looking for next years' accommodation?

Course Advice for Postgraduate Research Students

Click here to see how the Student Advice Centre can help you if you're experiencing course problems.....

School Education Reps Announced!

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

DPC, Elections Committee, and Scrutiny Panel Election Winners Announced!

Click here to find out the new members of your democratic panels...

Hall Committee Election Winners Announced!

Click here to find out who won your recent Hall Committee elections...

Cascade Fund Applications Now Open!

Thanks to donations from our alumni and friends, you can now apply for up to £10,000 funding for your projects from Cascade!

Happy 50th Birthday to our Student Volunteer Centre!

To celebrate we’re hosting a conference on 11th November in the Trent Building at University Park campus, and you’re invited.

Look Out For Your Neighbours!

You may not be aware but there have been a few incidents in the Lenton area in recent weeks, and we want to look out for you and make sure you and other students in the area look out for each other too.

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.

The David Ross Sports Village is Now Open!

On Monday October 3rd, the new David Ross Sports Village at University Park campus opened its doors to gym-goers for the very first time.

Daily Bites Gets Tastier!

The Daily Bites meal card is now available at even more bars, shops, and cafés! Find out how it's improved here...

Changes Coming to Portland Building in September...

Get a sneak peek at exciting changes coming to University Park campus this year

NUS Referendum Results

We can now reveal the results of the NUS Referendum.

Response to the EU Referendum

We'll be working with you to represent your concerns over the year ahead at a local and national level.

Eddie Izzard to visit UoN ahead of EU Referendum

Eddie Izzard will visit UoNSU on Thursday 9 June to talk to students about the forthcoming EU referendum

Chair of Labour's In Campaign Visits UoNSU

On Thursday 23rd June, the UK will vote in a referendum on whether Britain is to leave or remain a member of the European Union. The results of this vote will be instrumental in deciding Britain’s future.


The EU referendum is being held on Thursday 23 June to decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union. To get the chance to vote either way, you’ll need to be registered to vote.

Nottingham Citizens' Assembly a Huge Success

UoN students gathered on Tuesday to stand up for some of the most pressing issues Nottingham is facing today

SITS Tutors Recruitment Campaign

Are you a postgraduate taught or undergraduate student (entering your second or final-year), who would like to help other students with IT and Library services when they arrive at the University?

Positive Changes to Karnival's Processes & Governance

Statement from the University of Nottingham Students’ Union Chair of Trustees on behalf of the Board.

UoN & Trent Unite for Charity

Nottingham Universities join sides to support local sports charity in Varsity Series

Stand With Us - Nottingham Citizens' Assembly

On the 3rd of May 2016, at Trent Vineyard Church, between 7 and 9 pm, there is to be a big public gathering, bringing together over 1000 people from the local community.

Have you seen your SPARkly new SU shop?

Your SU shop has had a make-over this Easter, with a little bit of help from the good people at SPAR.

Student Leader Elections Results Night

Friday 11th March saw the culmination of a fraught week of campaigning and voting in 2016’s Student Leader Elections – and what a culmination it was!


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