• Getting Creative and Productive During Lockdown: Impact Interviews

    Impact interviews Cheryl Li, a Biomedical student at UCL, who’s spending Lockdown embracing a new hobby and raising money for charity. Lockdown might be going one of two ways for you: You’re doing nothing even with a tonne of Uni work to do, and staying in bed watching TV...
  • Captain Tom Moore Captivates the Nation

    This week the nation has been captivated not by the rising number of cases and deaths associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but the positive journey of a 99-year-old World War Two veteran who walked 100 laps of his garden to fundraise for the NHS....
  • Nottingham MoRun

    Amongst its many charms, Nottingham is a very active and sporty city, both for students and for locals. With the Robin Hood Marathon fast approaching us on Sunday 30th September, there is also the upcoming Nottingham MoRun. Fun runs are the perfect way to get fit and have fun,...
  • Nottingham-based student initiative raises £3,500 to support the homeless

    Stories of the Streets, a unique photography exhibition which conveys images of homelessness from the perspective of those experiencing it first-hand, has raised £3,500 through product sales and cash donations to support the homeless community. The exhibition was held in the intu Broadmarsh Shopping Centre from Friday 17th November to...
  • Impact Campaign fundraising target extended to £200 million

    After meeting its £150 million fundraising target a year ahead of schedule, The University of Nottingham’s (UoN) fundraising initiative, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, has now extended this target to £200 million. The campaign is the biggest fundraising initiative run by UoN and by July 2017 the University hopes to raise...
  • Staff and students run Robin Hood marathon for homeless pet owners

    Over 50 staff and students from the University of Nottingham’s Vet School are running the Robin Hood marathon this Sunday to raise money for their ‘Vets in the Community’ project. The 54 strong team has been organised by Vet Soc with support from their sponsors Hills and Vets4Pets. Team...
  • Debate: When it comes to Christmas Fundraising, Do celebs really care?

    The season of fundraising is upon us! There are numerous campaigns, with celebrity endorsement, vying for our support – Band Aid 30 the most scrutinized of late. Impact Comment debates whether the intentions of these celebrities are as honourable as the causes they support. And if not, does it really matter?...