Show Blog: Trent Talk
In a special show to mark University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day, the Fly FM News team talked Mental Health. With around 1 in 4 people said to be suffering from mental health problems its a massive issue in today’s society. Charities and groups held events across City, Clifton and Brackenhurst campuses to mark the day. NTU’s [...]
In a special end of term Trent Talk Extra, the news team look at the impacts of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, university fees and accessibility, advert blockers on websites, the latest survey on Christmas shopping traits, as well as the latest entertainment news for the week. Jonny Freeman hosts with Matt Maddren, Sarah Broadfield, Alanna [...]
Its the last week of term, December has begun, so we at Fly FM News decided to talk Christmas! This week’s Trent Talk looked at all things festive. Our reporters talked to students looking back on their first term, businesses offering deals this Christmas, former students with their tips for presents on a budget and [...]
In the first Trent Talk back, we looked at accommodation. Its a vital part of a student’s time at university: finding friends to live with, then securing either a house, flat or halls. We talked to the student housing charity Unipol, who accredit homes and landlords specifically tailored to students. We also spoke to Katie Wright [...]
This Sunday’s Trent Talk was all about safety on nights out. We wanted to find out whether students feel safe going out in Nottingham and talked to some organisations who help late into the night. Street Pastors are a national organisation who work on Friday and Saturday nights assisting police, the council, bars, pubs and [...]
Voting opens for the NTSU Exec Elections next week. Claire Chambers caught up with this year’s President Jonny Ellison to chat about his time in the SU. We’ll be uploading podcasts and videos with interviews from all the candidates throughout voting week.
On Trent Talk this week we discussed depression and mental health at University. Two students shared their experience with suffering from depression. We spoke to Sarah Bustard, Trents Health Promotion Specialist, about what services are on offer for students and what NTU are doing to reduce the stigma around talking about mental health. We also [...]
This week parliament passed the Same Sex Marriage Bill. We discussed this with interviews from a member of the LGBT society Laura Stone, Trent Christian Union leader Josh Ayettey, politics lecturer Matt Ashton and University Chaplin Reverend Dr. Richard Davey, and of course our reporters were out around campus finding out what students at NTU [...]
This week we discussed the relationship between students and bouncers in Nottingham. The show includes interviews with NTSU President Jonny Ellison, Fresher reps and comments from Nottingham bouncers. Plus we break down the law and find out what bouncers can and can’t do, and what you should do if you do have a problem.
We spoke to some students who were worried about finding a house for next year and put those questions and concerns to Liz Mclusky from the Students Union. Also Nottinghamshire Police have said that 10% of phone thefts in the county happen in popular student nightclub Rock City. Lots of you got in touch with stories of [...]