• A Guide to a Night Out in Nottingham

    Third year student Olivia Paton gives the low-down on how to enjoy a nights out in Notts! When arriving at the University of Nottingham, it is not only overwhelming attempting to navigate your way around the huge campus, but also the city itself. Freshers week will most likely be...
  • Is Freshers Week Over-Rated?

    Features writer Jennifer Peck gives a personal account of her own freshers week and offers perspective on its importance. There are many significant ‘weeks’ in a person’s life – exam week, first week at a new job, a week-off work etc. etc. Somehow however, Fresher’s week has a standing...
  • Society Spotlight: Creative Writing Society

    For Impact’s society spotlights, Lauren interviewed the Creative Writing committee to find out more about what the society gets up to and what students can get out of joining the society. ...
  • Discover Nottingham: Gaming

    Nottingham is dense with gaming opportunities – from paintball to Virtual Realty. Take a tour of Impact’s favourite spots for you to get to know this year. BOARD GAME CAFES Board game cafes are pretty self-explanatory – the perfect place to relax with a group of friends, maybe between...
  • Survival of the Fresher: 5 of the Best Recovery Foods

    So, you’ve woken up feeling rough after a night at a fresher’s event. Who knows, maybe you’re even nursing a build-up of hangover symptoms from partying multiple nights in a row, or need to pick yourself up to go out again? Don’t panic – here are my top five...
  • Poems For Making Sense of Freshers

    Coming to university and being a Fresher is both exhilarating and daunting. Impact’s art editor Lauren offers six poems that encapsulate the experiences of freshers and starting university. Literature has always held a power in using language to express experience and capture what it is to be human. I’ve...
  • Packing for Uni: Entertainment Home Comforts

    Moving to university is often your first experience of living away from home, and bringing items from home helps make your new living space your own. For all your entertainment needs, here are ten items to bring with you to university. ...