• ‘Beginnings’ – September Creative Showcase

    In light of the new term and fresh starts for everyone, we gave our contributors the theme of ‘beginnings’ for this month’s creative showcase. Here is the writing and artwork that they came up with! Beginning Again John Locke said personal identity was defined by  consciousness and memory.  ...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: Awakening

    As spring draws closer, Impact’s poets explore the theme of awakening, whether new beginnings or awakening to the reality of an ending... ...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Reflections’

    At the start of a new decade, it’s easy to set lots of resolutions and look ahead. But this month our poets turn to their reflections for inspiration in Emily Hall’s aptly-named ’20-20 vision’ and Lauren Winson’s poems on the power of memory.  20-20 vision My 20-20 vision is...
  • Creative Corner showcase: Growth

    Although the change in seasons means many animals are going into hibernation and trees are losing their leaves, the approaching end of year can also be a time for personal growth ahead of the new year. This month’s showcase explores ‘growth’, intertwining the natural and human words in poems...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Pride’ Showcase

    To mark the LGBT+ pride celebrations occurring across the UK in July, this month Impact's poetry showcase explores pride with poems submitted by a range of students. Whether inspired by current affairs or personal experience, calling out homophobia or exploring queer desire, the showcase celebrates pride and highlights the...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Transitions’ showcase

    A collection of poems on the theme of ‘transitions’. June marks the end of another academic year and the beginning of summer- weather permitting- as we reach the midpoint of 2019. With so many possibilities for change, this month’s poetry showcase focuses on ‘transitions.’   Arrive The rafters of...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Decisions’ Showcase

    May is a month of decisions for many, especially as the coursework deadlines draw to a close. As many students look for internships, and others towards graduation, it’s a time of change. With this in mind, it felt only appropriate to put together a showcase on the theme of...