• 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...
  • Erasmus +: Opportunities you didn’t know you had

    In the UK we have a tendency to associate ‘Erasmus’ solely with courses that offer a year abroad and as an ambiguously-defined institution that awards language students free money to galavant around Europe. In reality, it is much more than this and is in fact a very serious scheme...
  • Emancipation and Entrapment: My Experience of the Dual Effects of Marijuana

    In one of his legendary set pieces, cult figure and comic icon Bill Hicks famously announced that he thought marijuana should not just be legalised, it should be mandatory. Though he may only have been trying to tickle the ribs of his Saturday night crowds, his innocent image of...
  • Why YOU should participate in an international summer school next summer

    During the summer of 2018, I headed off to Hong Kong for 5 weeks to participate in an International Summer School as part of UoN’s summer school programme. Here is why YOU should do the same next year: 1.It’s an insanely cheap way to travel – unfortunately, there isn’t...
  • Life After UoN: Finding My Roots and Wings

    I graduated 4 years ago. I didn’t have a job or a direction that I wanted to pursue. I spent a year loving backpacking, hating unpaid internships and eventually ended up filling out job applications all over again. My self-esteem took a huge hit when my first 80 or...
  • Study Abroad Stresses: Part Two

    Although going on a year abroad can be one of the most exciting and life changing experiences of a person’s life, there are many drawbacks that make us question if we are making the right decision to take one. One of the most common reasons is homesickness and not...
  • What’s A Pizza Circle? Lacrosse Experienced

    Impact’s Gabriella has bravely joined the Lacrosse club this year. Here is the first instalment of her experiences…  Coming back to Nottingham for my final year made me realise that I had done nothing sporty for the past two years, which encouraged my decision to go along to a taster session...