• Gaming on a Student Budget

    Jack Richardson With everyone spending more time inside, interest in videogames has soared. But how do you sustain such a notoriously expensive hobby on a student budget? The most basic advice is to buy games you’ll get hours of content from (Red Dead Redemption 2, The Witcher 3, Minecraft...
  • Advice From A Graduate- Starting University

    “It’ll be fine”. Ask any of my friends and this has become a sort of catch phrase of mine. My ‘go-to’ answer for pretty much any situation. Running late for the train? It’ll be fine. Still got 2,000 words of your essay to write? It’ll be fine....
  • Universities In Games, From The Sims To Bully

    Jack Richardson On the first day of Freshers, Jack looks at how accurate our favourite uni-based video games are… With COVID hanging around and a good chunk of teaching moving online this year, your regularly scheduled Fabled University ExperienceTM has gone out of the window. Truth is, the closest...
  • 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...