• “Someone drowned in the lake on a campus 14” – Nottingham myths debunked

    So you walked into your hall room for the first time armed only with a bag full of condoms and a kevlar vest. You’d heard the rumours. Nottingham’s nothing but “gash and guns”. Well, whether you’re a fresher or final year, we thought we should set the record straight...
  • Are you Bodega, Coco Tang, Crisis or Ocean?

    In the final Impact of the year, we’re revealing the results of our Students’ Favourite Night Out competition. But before we announce the winner, find out which club you really belong in. How d’you prepare for a night out? 1. A bottle of Port with the lads on the bus, after...
  • How many skeletons are in your landlord’s closet?

    “I came home at around 11pm one evening and the landlord’s father was sat in our living room, having let himself in. He had randomly turned up to do some ‘essential’ work on the house, during exam time, bearing in mind we were all moving out a month or...
  • UoN students pay £200,000 per year in fines

    Students based on UoN’s Nottingham campuses in 2011/2012 paid £198,438 in penalties, including a huge £171,687 in library fines, an investigation conducted by Impact has revealed. Freedom of Information requests sent by The Guardian in February to all UK universities unearthed £551,237.30 of fines paid by UK students as...
  • The University defends decision to invite Abercrombie and Fitch to careers fair

    The University has officially defended its decision to invite Abercrombie and Fitch to a careers fair. The careers department issued a statement after 359 out of 459 students (78%) voted for the Uni to retract the invitation, in a survey conducted by Impact*.  The news that the company had been invited...
  • The Final – Nottingham students’ official favourite night out poll

    We asked and over 1000 of you voted. The categories round of Impact’s poll is now closed, but it’s time for the Top 5 venues to fight it out to become the Nottingham Students’ Official Favourite Night Out. You’ll find out the results of both rounds in the final...
  • Are Nottingham’s bouncers above the law?

                      “I will never forget that night”. All Adam Grant was expecting when he left for Gatecrasher was an average Monday night out with his friends. He ended it with an arm so badly broken that he wasn’t able to leave...