• Stress getting to university students

    According to a report from NatWest’s Student Living Index 2017, students are dealing with a great deal of stress as university students. The report states that 61% of university students rate the stress of studying for their degree a 7/10, while 45% consider the stress of managing their finances...
  • Final Year: The Essential Tips and Tricks

    Like a lot of students, I’m about to start my final year at university. It’s an unusual time: being so close to becoming a true ‘adult’, and yet still being a part of the university atmosphere. For most of us final-year students, life is about to become more about university work and studying,...
  • Post-Fresher Reality

    After spending many long days trudging around universities on open days, worrying about potential flatmates and panicking about doing the necessary pre-reading, we all finally became that most glorious of things: a fresher. Reassured by the safety net of first year ‘not counting’, life in halls was essentially a...
  • Can You Maintain Your Degree and a Part-time Job Whilst at University?

    “It’s hard to juggle degree work, my job, going out and extra curricular activities,” Charlotte McIntyre, a second year History student and part-time waitress, tells Impact. “It’s impossible to do them all well”. She is one of the many studying in Nottingham that maintain a difficult balancing act between...