• “I might rape you if you’re lucky” – How We Need to Highlight the Prominence of Sexual Assault in Popular Culture

    Trigger Warnings- sexual harassment and assault, including rape. Netflix’s supremely sensual romantic comedy series ‘Sex Education’ is receiving world-wide acclaim, as it should, with its lovable characters, relatably cringeworthy sexual encounters and unexpected plot arcs.  But the series manages to do a whole lot more than just entertain viewers...
  • How easy is it to eat vegan as a student?

    From November 1st, I set myself the challenge of eating vegan for a month. I say challenge, but for some people being vegan is just normal life. But as a full dairy and meat consumer, I knew for me it would be a personal challenge. I set out to...
  • National Sibling Day: Our Relationships

    National Sibling Day 2019 has just passed on April 10th. Here at Impact we have taken a look at our relationships with our siblings (or lack of) and deciphered the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Youngest Child Being the youngest comes with many perks: you can generally get...
  • Talk, Talk, Talk: University Mental Health Day and the Importance of Using our Voice

    University Mental Health Day falls on 7th March 2019, and the campaign this year is all about the power of using your voice. The importance of communication is something repeatedly highlighted when discussing mental health, yet we can’t underestimate how difficult it is for people struggling with their mental...
  • Revival Gospel Choir

    The prospect of starting University is incredibly daunting. You can feel lost in a sea of thousands of students, all wanting to find their feet and make lifelong friends. It is a massive task to undertake, but becoming part of a society is one way in which you can...
  • HOW I MET MY PARTNER

    Valentines Day has often become quite commercialised and it is arguable that we often forget the reason we celebrate: love. Five of our Features Writers have compiled a short reflection on how they met their significant other. Some are less conventional than others which just goes to show the...
  • “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… but not for everyone

    Christmas is a time for laughter. For seeing friends, family, exciting days out, eating, drinking, singing, dancing, and generally feeling happier than the rest of the year. having to act happy and positive all the time is draining This is the expectation for the festive season, and for some...