• Impact delves into the lives of UoN’s student drug dealers

    “It wasn’t like I wanted to deal drugs”, James Pryor* tells Impact. “The opportunity was presented to me and I thought it could be a way to make quite easy money”. Breaking the law and risking prison time may not be the safest way to make money, but for...
  • Why The Wolf of Wall Street has failed…miserably

    Jordan Belfort told Piers Morgan last week that the film based on his memoir, Marty Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, was a ‘cautionary tale’.  Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays the perma-tanned fraudster, has agreed, stating that, ‘we’re not condoning this behaviour…we’re indicting it.’  Sorry fellas, but the only things...
  • Textbooks and Turnover: Nottingham’s student money makers

    “Free broadband for every student home in Nottingham.” These are the words of Callum Hives, the fresh faced businessman and medical student. “Naturally we’re hoping to move past Nottingham pretty quickly, but it’s a great place to start. It’s disruptive, but that’s the idea. We know it’s going to...
  • Nottingham Vs. Paris: Why Notts Will Always Be The Better Student City

    You probably didn’t notice, but sometime last week Paris was announced as the best student city in the world. London came in a close second with Manchester and Edinburgh trailing behind at 29th and 32nd respectively.    On the list of 50 cities Nottingham, however, was nowhere to be...
  • Don’t Hate, Procrastinate! #1

    Description: Don’t waste your time when you’re wasting time! This  Procrastination Pack is your weekly dose of internet, in which we find the best things to do when you should be writing an essay/in a seminar/having a shower. Directions for use:  One pack weekly. Do not leave in direct...
  • Behind the Scenes: Ocean

    Ocean. The Big-O. Uni of’s official Friday night for the past 10 years. The marmite of the Nottingham club scene: dark, sticky and with a very distinctive smell, Ocean is arguably as much a part of the Nottingham experience as any society or lecture you might attend in your...
  • The Socumentaries – Fashion Soc

    Hello there, my name is Alex. Nottingham University has like, 200 societies and the kids at Impact thought it would be a laugh if I went and tried some of them out and told you all what I think. Not sure if you want to pay that membership fee?...