• 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?...
  • Naked Calendars: Bad Taste or Artistic Philanthropy?

    Are naked calendars an effective and good way to raise money for charity? Female student rowers at Warwick University appear to think so, and so do I. The women at Warwick have decided to strip to their birthday suits for next year’s charity calendar in order to raise money...