• IMPACT News Investigates: Democratic Review 19/20

    Between the 12th and 19th of February, the University of Nottingham Student Union is set to hold a referendum. As part of the Democratic Review, the Union is in the process of devising a new democratic model that will serve as the constitution of the Student Union and will...
  • General Election Candidates for Broxtowe

    The ballot paper in Broxtowe will be unlike most others around the country. It will come without a Liberal Democrat, with a candidate for The Independent Group for Change and will also star “Militant Elvis”. News reporter Simeon Lee investigates more on the candidates. The 2017 general election race...
  • Black students in UK 21 times more likely to have university applications investigated

    During the investigation process, the fraud and similarity detection looks out for a variety of things – including fake qualifications, plagiarised personal statements and inaccurate information on each students UCAS application. “42,580 black applicants, meaning that one in every 102 applications was investigated” The data, published by The Independent,...
  • Lenton crimes: what do students think?

    A Nottinghamshire Police report has revealed that Lenton, a popular student area, is among the most dangerous areas in Nottingham, with over 400 crimes reported from September to December 2017. The statistics revealed that 1483 crimes were committed in the area of Dunkirk and Lenton in the period from...
  • Taxi firms charge per person rather than by meter

    Students have informed Impact that some taxi drivers have been charging students £2 per head on nights out, regardless of journey length. This pricing policy has been used instead of paying by the meter or by the fixed prices that the University of Nottingham (UoN) has arranged with some...
  • Is your course challenging you? Impact Investigates

    Prompted by the national survey ‘A Degree of Value’ published in November 2014 by consumer watchdog Which?, Impact investigates student satisfaction at the University of Nottingham. The Which? report is calling for students to be given better information and advice about higher education choices, minimum standards for complaints and...