• Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Discovery’

    As midpoint of summer, filled by weeks of relaxing, August is rife for making discoveries. Whether discovering new places, people, music, holiday destinations during the summer period, or learning something about yourself. This month’s poems mirror each other: one a discovery of memories at the sight of a person,...
  • Let’s Art-iculate #15: Are Instagram Poems Real Poetry?

    Emily explores the rise in Instagram and spoken word poetry and the current debate over whether these forms count as poems. ...
  • A Dummies Guide To… How Too Much Sun Can Lead to Skin Cancer, and How to Prevent It.

    When summer comes around many cannot wait to bask in the sun and get a tan, yet few know why their skin tans and the dangers that accompany doing so. When your skin tans, it is the body’s natural defence mechanism’s way to attempt to protect your body from...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Pride’ Showcase

    To mark the LGBT+ pride celebrations occurring across the UK in July, this month Impact's poetry showcase explores pride with poems submitted by a range of students. Whether inspired by current affairs or personal experience, calling out homophobia or exploring queer desire, the showcase celebrates pride and highlights the...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Transitions’ showcase

    A collection of poems on the theme of ‘transitions’. June marks the end of another academic year and the beginning of summer- weather permitting- as we reach the midpoint of 2019. With so many possibilities for change, this month’s poetry showcase focuses on ‘transitions.’   Arrive The rafters of...
  • A year in poetry: Nottingham Poetry Exchange

    Lauren looks back at Nottingham Poetry Exchange’s range of poetry readings and writing opportunities for students during the academic year. Nottingham Poetry Exchange is a programme of poetry seminars, workshops and readings held across campus and in the city during each academic year. This year has seen Nottingham Poetry...
  • Look Out For… June

    If you’re already missing Marvel and Game of Thrones, then X-Men: Dark Phoenix would be a good choice, featuring Sophie Turner alongside her usual co-stars, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender. Or if you like your summer days with a touch of horror, then Child’s Play – the reboot of...