• Petition To Re-Instate ‘Safety-Net’ Policy Following Covid Fury

    Isabelle Raikes Over the past week, an open letter to Deputy Vice-Chancellor Shearer West has been published, urging the revival of the university’s ‘no detriment’ policy, implemented in March as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. The University decided to end this policy and not reimplement...
  • Featuring You – Episode 1

      Niamh Robinson, Isabelle Raikes and Anna Stacey In the very first episode of Impact‘s new Features podcast, meet our Features team! Niamh, Issy and Anna introduce you to their section, discuss what they love about Features, and maybe even convince you to join! Niamh Robinson, Isabelle Raikes and...
  • A Spectacle Of The Vulnerable: The Dehumanising Coverage Of Migrant Crossings

    Imagine waking up one day and deciding to make the life-changing decision to move to another country to escape conflict or poverty for the sake of your family’s survival. Having to get into an overcrowded boat with people in the same desperate situation as you to make the journey,...
  • Forgotten Feminists – Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman has always been a household name – but after Kanye West shined the spotlight on her once more during his controversial campaign rally speech last week, Isabelle investigates this amazing woman’s history and legacy. Please be aware this podcast contains descriptions of violence. Further resources and information...
  • Postponing The 2020 Olympics Causes More Problems Than You May Think

    Isabelle Raikes takes a deeper look as at the issued cause as a result of putting the Games back a year....
  • Forgotten Feminists – Female Black British Panthers

    Isabelle delves in to the history of the Black Panthers in Britain, introducing us to some of the amazing Black British women behind the movement here in the UK. Isabelle Raikes   Featured image courtesy of Phoebe Raine and Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   Did you know we’re...
  • Working It Out: The Transition From Education to Employment

    Emily Cohen is a 24 year old TV production employee who graduated in 2018. Emily has been out of full-time education and in the working world for the past two years. She has decided to create a podcast series to help other students cope and navigate through this difficult...