• Building Fences – KiSS Society

    KiSS Society was set up in 1995 to support two villages in Uganda and currently supports 300 children, their families, and communities who suffer hardship. At Impact News we sat down with Ellie Corroyer, who is the president of KiSS Society to talk about the work that they are doing...
  • The struggle to King Meadows Campus: Interview with our Education Officer Cassie O’Boyle

    Many of us have faced the struggle of having a lecture, seminar or really, unfortunately, an exam, on the Kings Meadow Campus (KMC). The campus is situated on the edge of Dunkirk, making it approximately a thirty-minute walk for those living either on University Park Campus, Jubilee Campus or...
  • Unconditional Offers: An outdated practice?

    Following the press release that the University of Nottingham has decided to end unconditional offers from this September, Impact went out to get the student response to the news. Started in 2014, the University believed that their High Achievers scheme initially helped to attract applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds but...
  • Should computers replace pen and paper in all written exams?

    Current practice bans typing exam answers unless required for some difficulty. Yet, with university students frequently using laptops and tablets more and more in lectures, note taking has been seen to have become somewhat archaic. Concerns, especially for long essay writing exams, have been raised as an issue for...
  • One Heritage: Providing awareness of both the history and current realities of being of African heritage

    Within the university community diversity and inclusion is something that we continuously strive for. One Heritage is a student-led society and organisation currently best known for their event ‘The Space’, which is a discussion/debate held on campus, regarding issues of concern/interest in the African and Caribbean community. Along with...
  • Increasing student safety through online groups: Notts Safe Space

    With the alarming amount of incidents, including harassment and muggings of students within Nottingham, Eugene Nakuti, a third-year economics and international economics student (the groups’ founder) and Amari Korpal, a third-year politics and international relations student (the groups’ co-founder) decided to set up ‘Notts Safe Space’ in November 2018....
  • Petition Launched To Make Derby Road Safer

    The petition, which was started by UoN student Elliott Silver, is directed at Nottingham City Council and demands changes to the safety measures on Derby Road. Given that Derby Road cuts through Lenton and is busy both in terms of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, particularly at rush hour, it...