• Death by Overtime, Japan’s Work Culture Crisis

    In 1996 a 29-year-old Japanese male was reported dead as a result of a stroke, in the shipping department of Japan’s largest newspaper company. Cause of death? Karoshi. Translated as literally “overwork death”, this gentleman’s demise sadly was, and is still is not, uncommon for workers amongst his age...
  • Japan: A New Tourist Hotspot?

    Japan is an island rich in culture, history and nature. Animé, sushi, technology, cherry blossom trees, Samurai and temples are just some aspects that have filtered through to a Western imagination of the country. The East Asian island hosts something for everyone, and in the last few years this...
  • Nottingham Celebrates for Black History 365

    Isobel Billington explores what Nottingham is doing to celebrate Black History Month this year.  Black History Month got off to a ceremonial start with the unveiling of a plaque to remember Eric Irons, Britain’s first black magistrate. Nottingham was proud to honour our local hero on 1st October, at...
  • Getting the London Experience in Nottingham

    Whether you are a returning student or a fresher looking to explore your new home and city, let this article serve as your guide to making the most out of your time in Nottingham. “While these big galleries may contain a Monet or two they are often full of...
  • Have student holidays had their day, or is there still a gap (‘yah’) in the market?

    We all know that one of the best ways to get through the university year when deadlines, relationships and life are giving you stress, is knowing the exact date that you are jetting off to some exotic location to avoid all responsibilities and let the crippling anxieties float away...
  • Keith Flint: Remembering an Icon

    In recent years, ‘icon’ has been a term zealously overused to describe artists sadly no longer with us. Whilst many of these figures have undoubtedly helped their genre thrive, few could claim to really be a pioneer within the field of music in general. Yet after police were called...
  • A celebration of culture – International Festival Week

    As the International festival week draws to a close, Impact spoke to Aanchal Rawal, the International Officer, about the hard work that herself and the International Student Network have done to put together an unforgettable Festival week for students at UoN. Q. What does the international festival week mean to...