• Jubilee Campus Given Expansion Go-Ahead

    As the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus is given the go-ahead to expand, Impact’s Abi Kara-Fernandes delves into the plans for ‘Project Xenia’ and what it will offer prospective students.   Named after the ancient Greek concept of hospitality, the generosity and courtesy shown to those who are far from...
  • Looking After Your Mental Health During Isolation 

    On March 11 2020, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19, aka coronavirus, a pandemic. In order to reduce the spread of the virus, the government has ordered social isolation, and here at the University of Nottingham, and many other universities across the country, learning has been moved online. Many...
  • ‘Tracy’s Street Kitchen’ Tackle the Nottingham Homeless Crisis

    With over 200 people sleeping rough in Nottingham every night, local charity Tracy’s Street Kitchen are delivering hot meals, sandwiches, clothing and other donations to homeless people in Trinity Square every Friday. ...
  • Bezos Announces ‘Earth Fund’

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has recently announced plans to create a project called the ‘Bezos Earth Fund,’ pledging $10 billion towards the fight against climate change.  The money used for the fund comes from his own personal wealth, currently estimated at around $130 billion, making him the world’s richest...
  • Extinction Rebellion Included on Terror List

    A 12-page document issued by Counter Terror Police South East (CTPSE) has been recalled after classifying Extinction Rebellion as ‘extremist’, alongside far right groups such as neo-nazis, white supremacists and Islamist terrorist groups. The guide was presented to various public sector workers including teachers, police and medics. All this...
  • Spotlight on: Sustainability Society

    In light of current anxiety with climate change, Impact News reporter Abi Kara-Fernandes focuses on the University of Nottingham’s Sustainability Society. As the concerns for the environment continue to grow, many people are working even harder to live sustainably. From cutting down on personal waste to boycotting certain brands,...