• Your Body On: Caffeine

    Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja It’s the elixir of energy that keeps us awake through cumbersome mornings and tedious lectures. It’s a can of Red Bull or a double shot of espresso from the Portland Coffee Shop. It’s caffeine—the most widely used mind-altering drug in the world. From the rare and prized...
  • Gaming on a Student Budget

    Jack Richardson With everyone spending more time inside, interest in videogames has soared. But how do you sustain such a notoriously expensive hobby on a student budget? The most basic advice is to buy games you’ll get hours of content from (Red Dead Redemption 2, The Witcher 3, Minecraft...
  • What Does The Increase In The Student Loan Interest Rate Mean for Students?

    Aidan Hall Back in August, the Department of Education announced that, starting from the 1st September, the interest rate applied to student loans will rise to 5.6%, up from the 5.4% of last year. As new and returning students head to university, Impact asks: why has this happened, and...
  • How To Style The ‘Jeans And A Nice Top’ Memo On A Budget

    Francesca Wormald It’s one of the most dreaded dress codes: “just wear ‘jeans and a nice top’.” This is enough to send anyone into a mass panic of ‘I don’t have anything to wear’ closely followed by the even more dreaded ‘floordrobe’. As if finding a pair of jeans...
  • NatWest Student Living Index 2020

    During the summer, NatWest bank produced The Student Living Index, an analytical document providing all the information that students will ever need regarding finance. It shows what students at different universities spend their time and money on, student satisfaction levels, cost of rent and how much students spend on...
  • Five Sports Stars Bred In Nottinghamshire

    Maya Israel reveals seven sportspeople whose talents were found first in Nottingham...
  • Finding Deer In Wollaton Park: A Tale Of Strength, Endurance And #firstworldproblems

    Daisy Forster It is a truth universally acknowledged that when feeling down, the best remedies are fresh air and cake. So today when I woke up feeling fed up about life and timetabling stress, I decided that if a walk around campus and a Beeston Brownie couldn’t make me...