• Social Media in Lockdown: Friend or Foe?

    A clear outcome of the current lockdown measures imposed across the world is an increase in activity on social media. Social media has been a huge of our technology-driven society for over a decade now, so the fact that it has perhaps become more embedded into our current lives...
  • 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...
  • 8 Productive Quarantine Activities for Students

    Are you bored in the house and in the house bored?

    Besides actually doing the work for your degree (and who really feels like doing that at the moment), there is an awful lot of time to fill whilst we sit and wait for this lockdown to end. So, here...
  • Lockdown and the Pressure of Productivity – Confessions of a Workaholic

    I’m a self-diagnosed workaholic. I’m obsessed with keeping busy, always living life in the fast lane.
    When lockdown fell upon the country, like many others, I thought it would be a great opportunity to relax and rejuvenate, whilst also getting plenty of work done....
  • What To Give Up For Lent

    Now I’m not saying that it’s possible to live a wholly positive and fruitful life- human nature means that we all have our bad days. With Lent beginning on 6th March this year, that gives us all a little bit of time to cut out something toxic out of our...
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  • Positive Impact: Three societies to join this year

    One way of enhancing the CV, meeting like-minded people and generally increasing your productivity is to become part of a society. Here, I have selected just three of the many societies that provide wonderful opportunities and environments to help you thrive during your time at university.  UoN CC The...