• Day One: UCU Strikes

    The first day of University and College Union (UCU) strikes has seen action in 60 universities across the UK. The planned action comes ahead of pay cuts, increased pension costs, deteriorating working conditions and overwhelming concerns about casualisation within higher education institutions. 79% of UCU members supported strike action...
  • Teach First: Want To Help Smash the Class Ceiling?

    SPONSORED ARTICLE Impact’s latest sponsor, Teach First wants you to help smash the class ceiling by applying to become part of their teacher training programmes. Read on to find out more… Firstly, what even is the class ceiling? Well, did you know that in the UK, just eight schools...
  • Capgemini Invent: Invent. Build. Transform.

    SPONSORED ARTICLEInvent. Build. Transform. One of Impact’s sponsors, Capgemini Invent, believes “transformation begins with invention and ends with results”. Read on to find out more about who Capgemini are and why you should consider applying to one of their graduate programs! What is Capgemini, and what are your company...
  • Target set for University of Nottingham to become Carbon Neutral by 2028

    EnviSci society have recently launched their petition for the University of Nottingham to have a target of being carbon neutral by 2028. Nottingham city has a target of being carbon neutral by 2028, as well as many other universities. Professor Michael Mann, from Penn State University, asserts that in...
  • Hate Speech Hiding Behind Free Speech

    Lately, looking at your Twitter feed is like playing millennial Russian roulette; you never know if you’re about to see a cute dog video or a racist tweet that went viral. Every day we hear about another famous person making an offensive comment causing mass outrage, such as Boris...
  • Wobbles of Wobble Week

    Feeling scared, out of place, lonely, unsure, lost, stressed, overwhelmed, isolated, or vulnerable? We can empathise. University is a challenging time at a challenging age, but you are not alone. Below, four students share their experiences: acknowledging that wobbles can happen to everyone, at any time, and, most importantly,...
  • Independent Bookshop Interview: Ideas on Paper

    Ahead of Impact’s Health and Wellbeing issue, Impact Arts are releasing a series of interviews with local and regional independent bookshops on what they bring to the community. In our second interview, Myron chatted to Alex, owner of Ideas on Paper, an independent bookseller and magazine shop in Cobden...