• It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year… Almost

    The end of November is a strange time- in a few weeks we’re returning back to some home cooked meals from our families, the present giving season is upon us and we’ll soon be done with lectures for first term. All this sounds pretty good- so why is this...
  • 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...
  • 10 Revision Hacks You Should Abide By

    So…we are a month into the new academic year and you’re now wondering how time flew by so quickly? Already you hear students talking about upcoming coursework and looming exam deadlines. It’s only October yet your mind is circulating with the number of hours you need to set aside...
  • Group work: why we need a new grading system

    “Group work”: the words that make every student cringe as they rifle through their new module handbook. Collectively, we know that the weeks leading up to this assignment will be filled with dread, stress and general lack of motivation. It upsets us all that group members receive the same...
  • University: a degree in mental health

    The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus...
  • The Trials and Tribulations of Third Year #6

    This week Natalie shares her experience of the Christmas holidays, scooter assembling and all. Recognise how she is feeling? Comment below and let us know! These past few weeks have been spent stockpiling secret stashes of booze, desperately trying to find the scissors and hiding in the cupboard from noisy relatives....
  • Thou Student Will Survive #2

    Thou Student Will Survive is a guide to university – with a difference. Through her personal experience of UoN life, Impact’s resident columnist Olivia shares her student commandments… Thou tea towel does not count Wrapping a tea towel around your head and claiming you’re a Shepherd doesn’t quite cut...