• The Weird and Wonderful Myths for Combating the Coronavirus

    With the rate of coronavirus cases rising dramatically, so have the myths for combating this virus. Here are some of the myths confusing the world. Myth one: ‘Eating garlic can prevent you from getting the coronavirus’. This is an absolute myth! Even though garlic is believed to have antimicrobial...
  • Giving Blood: How to Save a Life in 20 Minutes 

    In 2018, 830,000 people gave blood in England alone. Incredible numbers at face value, right? But in the grand scheme of things, that’s just less than 2% of the entire population who are donating. Giving blood is one of the easiest ways to make a huge difference in a person's...
  • How to be Sporty When You’re Skint

    From a distance, David Ross Sports Village looks more like the high-tech training centre from The Hunger Games than it does a gym. Packed fill with squash and badminton courts, a massive swimming pool, snazzy fitness suites, outdoor pitches and even a sauna and steam room (!) this is...
  • The Civil Service Fast Stream: An Inside Scoop

    On the afternoon of the 30th of September, I caught up with Jack Taylor, a University of Nottingham English graduate, ex-Features Editor at Impact, and successful Civil Service Fast Stream applicant. After weighing up his post-graduate options, Jack decided to apply for the Civil Service Fast Stream at the...
  • The Academic Tinder

    Starting university is an exciting time, but can also be incredibly scary. You’re meeting new people, adapting to a new way of living and having to grasp a whole new way of learning in a very short period of time. You’ve got a million and one questions and no...
  • Sounds Like a Plan: Productivity in Exam Season

    Spring is in the air and it wouldn’t take David Attenborough to notice a change in the environment at UoN: takeaway coffees are the staple accessory, the hour of the day is becoming irrelevant and you’re venturing into the darkest realms of the library to root out the fifth...
  • Suicide Awareness at University

    Whilst it is often referred to as ‘the best three years of your life’, in reality university can be a very lonely and isolating place. As students, we face pressures from all aspects of our lives: are we working hard enough, are we socialising enough, are we making the...