• A Beginner’s Guide To Party Politics

    Party politics is a volatile space that can appear intimidating when trying to follow it for the first time. I am by no means an expert in this field, but I am going to set out an introduction to the UK’s two largest political parties – Labour and Conservatives...
  • No Place for Hate on Campus

    On Friday 11th October, students protested against the controversial invitation of suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson to attend the University of Nottingham as a guest speaker. ‘No place for hate on campus’ stated the banners outside the lecture theatre which Chris Williamson addressed that day. The pouring rain today did...
  • #ShameOnYouWarwick

    Breaking – Warwick university has confirmed that students banned over rape threats will stay banned To understand the #ShameOnYouWarwick scandal from start to what will hopefully mark the beginning of the end, Impact takes a look at the group chat scandal of last year and the repercussions and effects...
  • Nottingham students raise awareness for tackling anti-semitism

    Universities have been urged to tackle anti-semitism on campus following a series of incidents reported at Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sussex and University College London where Holocaust denial leaflets, fascist stickers and swastikas have been found around campuses.  Academics, student representatives and experts on anti-semitism are concerned about the impact that...
  • Union Council Host Final Meeting of Academic Year

    The final Union Council meeting of the academic year took place on Tuesday 10th May. The meeting started half an hour late, as it was sub-quorate. Of 20 jury panellists who had responded to the call, only 15 were in attendance instead of the 16 needed to make the...
  • Freedom of Speech, Solidarity and Democracy: Our Petition Against NUS

    ‘No to NUS Nottingham’ is proposing that we as students of the University of Nottingham should be able to have our say in a referendum on our membership of the National Union of Students (NUS) in light of recent developments. We want to engage with as many students as possible...
  • In-depth: Anti-semitism, Islamophobia and the shifting nature of fascism in Europe

    The spectre of anti-Semitism once again hangs over Europe. The news coverage of early 2015 has been overshadowed by two shootings, in Paris and in Copenhagen, which involved attacks on Jewish places (namely a kosher supermarket and a synagogue). Europe is in danger of reverting to an ugly old...