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SU student staff update

The impact of social distancing and home working measures on our student staff.

An update from your President - Monday 30 March

The latest update from your SU President.

Spring elections - nominations now open

Ready to use your voice and make a big difference to student life? It’s time to nominate yourself for our spring elections!

An update from your President

A message from James, your SU President.

Bus timetable changes

As the University moves to online teaching and many of you work away from campus, Nottingham City Transport (NCT) have decided to make some changes to their bus timetables.

COVID-19 update

On Monday 16 March the Government issued advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The wellbeing and safety of you - our members - and our staff is our highest priority, and as such we are making the following changes to our services and activities.

Student Leader Elections 2020: voting postponed

In light of the recent escalation of the coronavirus pandemic, and following consultation with the Elections Committee, your SU have made the difficult decision to postpone campaigning and voting for the Student Leader Elections.

Notts Varsity is cancelled

The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, in conjunction with their Students’ Unions, have reluctantly agreed to cancel the 2020 Notts Varsity series.

NCT student fare frozen

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has confirmed that the student fare of £1.70 will not increase in its forthcoming fare review. Find out more.

Extraordinary Scrutiny Panel statement

An Extraordinary Scrutiny Panel was held on Thursday 5 March. Read this statement from the Panel.

Statement from UoNSU Trustee Board

At their meeting of the 27 February 2020, the Students’ Union Board of Trustees considered the outcomes of the Democratic Procedures Committee meeting held on the 20 February 2020, following the results of the Referendum for a new democratic model, on 19 February.

Democratic Review result - an update

Thanks to everyone who has been involved in the Democratic Review so far. Our next steps involve us getting in touch with you, the voters, to find out why you voted no, voted yes, abstained, or didn’t vote at all.

Student Leader Elections 2020: nominations are now open

Now’s your chance to make big changes in your SU. Be a leader, not a follower, and put yourself forward for the Student Leader Elections. Nominations are now open!

Democratic Procedures Committee meeting - information

More information about the Union Council (Democratic Procedures Committee) meeting held on Thursday 20 February.

Democratic Review: the results

Here are the results for the recent Democratic Review referendum.

UCU industrial action 2020

On Monday 3 February, the University and College Union (UCU) announced 14 days of strikes beginning Thursday 20 February 2020 until Friday 13 March 2020. Find out how this affects you.

Notts Varsity tickets on sale now!

Today’s the day – Notts Varsity tickets are on sale! Buy your tickets and get ready to cheer on green and gold as UoN take on NTU in the biggest showdown in sport.

Marks Out of Tenancy - what's it all about?

Today we’re launching our partnership with Marks Out Of Tenancy, a website that allows you to search, review and rate letting agents and landlords.

Climate emergency declaration

On Thursday 7 November, the Union Council passed Policy making the Union’s position on the global climate situation very clear.

Democratic Review: your thoughts, our actions

Your Students’ Union is launching a Democratic Review. Find what it's about, why we're doing it and how you can get involved.

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.

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.

Student group summer events

As a result of the current guidance from the UK government and understanding that the majority of the Union’s members have left Nottingham, the Students’ Union has taken the decision to cancel all events up to and including Sunday 21 June 2020.

Grad Ball 2020 update

As a result of the current guidance on social distancing and the need to protect the Union from the financial impact of a late cancellation, we’ve reluctantly decided to postpone the 2020 Graduation Ball.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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...


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