• Japan: A New Tourist Hotspot?

    Japan is an island rich in culture, history and nature. Animé, sushi, technology, cherry blossom trees, Samurai and temples are just some aspects that have filtered through to a Western imagination of the country. The East Asian island hosts something for everyone, and in the last few years this...
  • Five of the Best Cafés in Nottingham City Centre

    For those of you who have just started living in Nottingham, it may be hard to figure out where everything is – shops, cafés, bars. Naturally, the top priority on everyone’s lists will be to find a good spot for a caffeine boost....
  • Extraordinary Union Council Meeting

    On the evening of Thursday 10th October, The University of Nottingham hosted the first ever Extraordinary Union Council Meeting to cement the Union’s position as clearly holding pro-choice values. Such a meeting occurs only when prevalent discussions of topic come to the surface. This Union Council meeting included the...
  • World Mental Health Day

    Today, Thursday 10th October, marks World Mental Health Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness and educating all on mental health. Since 1992, the day has been part of an effort to stimulate dialogue for sufferers. Each year, the day has a different theme, with the theme...
  • Hangry Harangue – Chickens

    Need some lighthearted fun to de-stress? Listen to the Hangry Harangue podcast for an insight into what angers our writers.  Phoebe takes us through her dislike of chickens in this week’s Hangry Harangue, the podcast where we vent our pet hates to the world.  Please note, this podcast contains...
  • Let’s Art-iculate! Spoken Word Society collaboration podcast

    Impact talks to the Poetry and Spoken Word Society in this collaboration podcast!  In Impact’s first podcast of the new year, Lauren talks with Phoebe Kate Wade and Sophie Jayne Horton from the university Poetry and Spoken Word Society about their plans for this year, the ins and outs...
  • “Paying Respects”: the Ethics of Grief Tourism

    Controversy arose in 2017 when a coach of tourists stopped to take selfies in front of Grenfell Tower’s skeleton, provoking local residents to urge people not take photos out of respect for victims and grieving families. The visitation of such places associated with death and tragedy has recently been...