• The University of Nottingham in World War One – The Untold Story

    Few events have shaped the history of this country as much as the First World War. As we reach the 100th anniversary of its outbreak, there has been heightened focus on the re-telling of the war. But the historical facts only offer part of the story; the individual stories...
  • “Stripping is not seedy”

    Impact Features speaks to lap dancer Danni from the Channel 4 documentary ‘Strippers’ revealing the realities of stripping, feminism and her future aspirations. Danni began dancing in strip clubs at age 21 whilst studying at Loughborough University. It is a job that has helped to fund an undergraduate degree...
  • Meet the neighbours: the realities of students and locals living side by side

    With students now making up a fifth of Nottingham’s total population, according to the Complete University Guide, it might be easy to forget that it’s home to other people too. Ever wondered what it’s like for the local Nottingham residents who live next to students on a daily basis?...
  • Impact delves into the lives of UoN’s student drug dealers

    “It wasn’t like I wanted to deal drugs”, James Pryor* tells Impact. “The opportunity was presented to me and I thought it could be a way to make quite easy money”. Breaking the law and risking prison time may not be the safest way to make money, but for...
  • Would you turn your back on your degree? Impact explores the trials of University drop-outs

    As you sat anxiously before your computer screen at 5am on A-level results day, after months of scouring the country for the ideal course at your chosen university, you may never have imagined not wanting to pursue it to the end. However, a staggering 60% of Nottingham students surveyed...
  • Presidential Candidates Question Time

    The Presidential Question Time, chaired by current SU President Ellie McWilliam, took place on Wednesday 12th March. The main questions were centered on the feasibility of a Lenton Hub, improved communication with students and what it takes to be the motivational figurehead of the SU. Three candidates defended their manifesto point of...
  • Mental Health at UoN: Why students are seeking help more than ever.

    Coming to university is generally thought to be one of the best periods in your life, but it can also an immensely challenging experience. For those additionally suffering with mental health issues, the stresses of moving away, meeting new people, and getting to grips with academic life can feel...