• How To Work at Home When You Really Don’t Want To

    These times have posed to be extremely unnerving for students. From graduations getting postponed until further notice, to the fear of a loved one being in harm’s way. I for one, had lost all motivation- finding myself in a comfortable sloth state with my lab report deadline looming over...
  • QAA is urging universities to address the issue that is essay-mills

    The universities watchdog has released guidelines instructing universities how to deal with essay writing companies that help students cheat. The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) is urging universities to address the issue of students buying essays from ‘essay-mills’ and passing them off as their own. The recommendations include using software...
  • Students paying for essays: Ethical grey-area or stressed students’ last resort?

    UK Essays are a Nottingham-based company that provide bespoke essays for students, near-enough guaranteeing them a desired grade. When I was approached about doing an interview with them, I must admit that I was all set to focus the interview solely around how such action could be considered anything...
  • Essay Preparation: Cramming vs. Planning

    It will come as no surprise that preparing for coursework assignments months in advance usually correlates to better results. After all, allowing yourself lots of time to research, compile resources, plan and write your essay certainly provides a larger degree of security; you can be confident you have the...
  • Floss Thinks: Deadlines and Dog-Training

    When we should be out having snowball fights in the park, singing Auld Lang Syne in a little old-fashioned local pub, skating on a large moonlit ice rink and drinking mulled wine by an open fire while the chestnuts are a-roasting (things that only happen in clichéd American Christmas...
  • Thou Student Will Survive #2

    Thou Student Will Survive is a guide to university – with a difference. Through her personal experience of UoN life, Impact’s resident columnist Olivia shares her student commandments… Thou tea towel does not count Wrapping a tea towel around your head and claiming you’re a Shepherd doesn’t quite cut...
  • Thou Student Will Survive #1

    Thou Student Will Survive is a guide to university – with a difference. Through her personal experience of UoN life, Impact’s resident columnist Olivia shares her student commandments… Thou shalt not be a Grinch Up until now I’d banned my housemates from playing Christmas songs. ‘All I want for...