• Inside the Questionable World of Wildlife Tourism

    The place is Thailand’s Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo. The year is 2018. An emaciated four-year-old elephant stands in the bowels of a performance stadium with an untreated gash on his temple. One of his legs is bent and heavily swollen; the other is chained to a wall. His...
  • Why High Speed Two Isn’t the Way Forward for the North

    While the government is pushing full steam ahead with its development of high speed two rail, creating a so called ‘northern power house’ there is clear evidence to see that high speed two would have irrevocable damage on the North, rather than the aim of improving the north’s economy....
  • UoN Students’ Union’s Democracy Debacle

    Confused about (or perhaps even completely unaware of) the recent events surrounding the University of Nottingham’s Democratic Review? Impact’s reporter Aidan Hall gives a full summary of the events that went down; from the initial referendum on February 19th 2020, up until the recent Extraordinary Union Council meeting. “What...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Online Teaching Announced at UoN from 23rd March

    The University has officially declared that from 23rd March all teaching will be delivered online, with the week commencing 16th March acting as a transition period to accelerate these plans. Today, Friday 13th March, the University has announced that “there will be no face-to-face lectures, seminars or tutorials from Monday 23...
  • Our Favourite Films and TV Shows From Childhood

    We all had something that we repeatedly watched as children. Something that probably drove our parents mad. SpongeBob SquarePants, anyone? Maybe it was Mighty Morphin Power Rangers? Or Barney & Friends? Here at Impact, we decided to embrace the nostalgia and share with you some of our childhood obsessions. The Forgotten...
  • Tampon Tax Finally Scrapped

    On Wednesday 11th March, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak revealed the scrapping of the ‘tampon tax’ in The 2020 Budget.  This means the Chancellor has scrapped the five percent VAT on all sanitary products. Currently, the levy means that tampons, sanitary pads, and menstrual cups are viewed as luxury items...
  • BREAKING NEWS: UoN Students Occupy Coates Auditorium

    A group of students, made up of members from the Left Society, Socialist Students Society, UoN Marxist Society and Labour Students, have occupied the Coates Auditorium Building this morning.   The occupation comes in the wake of ongoing strikes by the Union of Colleges and Universities (UCU) that have...