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New parenting rooms now open

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

Holidays are coming.....

Spare a thought for your student property before leaving. If you ensure that you’ve done the following, then you can rest easy for the holidays.

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.

Students' Union shops and services Christmas break opening hours

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

Academic year consultation: your SU's position

The University’s Education and Student Experience Committee are currently consulting with students and staff about the structure of our academic year, and they're keen to hear your views.

Anti-casualisation of academic staff

Your Students’ Union Officers have written to the University’s Vice Chancellor on behalf of all postgraduate research students who teach. They want the VC to stop the use of casualised, zero-hour contracts for teaching staff.

Your new-look Print Shop is now open!

Your Students’ Union Print Shop is relaunching - it's now known as Portland Printing Co. and it's open and ready for business.

SU Advice becomes a hate crime reporting centre

Students' Union Advice will now act as a place where victims of hate crime can report their incident to the police (anonymously or not) and get any welfare support they need.

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.

Students' Union Advice team help rogue landlord case

University of Nottingham students sought the support of the Students’ Union Advice team regarding their landlord’s behaviour and housing issues that impacted their welfare, security and studies.

Community First Responders secure two new cars

The University of Nottingham Community First Responders, a student volunteer scheme affiliated to the University of Nottingham Students’ Union, are delighted to announce securing the lease of two brand new response vehicles.

Living Wage update

An update about the Living Wage.

Student elections - the results are in!

The votes have been counted and the results are official. So say hello to your new representatives!

Hopper Bus news

We are proud to announce that after a long period of collaboration and negotiation with the University, we have secured improvements to the Hopper Bus service.

Student Leader By-elections: the results are in!

A massive thank you to everyone who made their voice heard and voted for their new Students’ Union Officers in the by-election.

University announced fossil fuel divestment

We’re pleased to share the news that the University of Nottingham has announced that it will remove any investments in fossil fuels.

UCU strike - latest news

UCU branches across the country voted to adopt the latest proposal put forward by UUK and UCU. This will mean that all industrial action will be suspended.

Jubilee Campus SPAR gets a makeover

Following the success of the refurbished Portland Building outlet, the Students’ Union has again partnered with SPAR to reinvent its Jubilee Campus shop – don’t miss the official launch on Tuesday 24 April!

Free graduation tickets

From summer 2018, you’ll receive two free guest tickets for your graduation ceremony.

Student Leader Elections: the results are in!

A massive thank you to all of you who made your voices heard and voted for your new Students' Union Officers.

Why the SU are supporting the UCU strike

As you may have seen previously, the University of Nottingham Students’ Union are supporting the upcoming UCU strikes due to begin this Thursday 22nd February.

Students' Union response to UCU industrial action

The University of Nottingham Students' Union are proud to stand in solidarity with UCU (University College Union) - the trade union for a large proportion of our academic staff here at the University of Nottingham

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.

Portland Building Access Updates

Latest updates on access to the Portland Building, 9 May 2017

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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