• What Would I Like to See in the Future? Part 2 of 2

    As coursework and exam season is in full swing, the daunting and exciting prospect that the academic year is almost coming to an end has us at Impact Features thinking: what would we like to see in the future? Our contributors have compiled a selection of various things that...
  • What Would I Like to See in the Future? Part 1 of 2

    As coursework and exam season is in full swing, the daunting and exciting prospect that the academic year is almost coming to an end has us at Impact Features thinking: what would we like to see in the future? Our contributors have compiled a selection of various things that...
  • National Sibling Day: Our Relationships

    National Sibling Day 2019 has just passed on April 10th. Here at Impact we have taken a look at our relationships with our siblings (or lack of) and deciphered the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Youngest Child Being the youngest comes with many perks: you can generally get...
  • Powerful Women on Campus: Dr Lucy Jones

    Emily Casey interviews Lucy Jones from the School of English Interviewer: Your research focuses on gender and sexuality within sociolinguistics, what first attracted you to this field? Dr Jones:  For me, when I was an undergraduate and first learnt about sociolinguistics, we learnt about: language and gender; language and...
  • The Dark Side to Reality Shows

    Let’s be honest, most of us love a reality TV show, in fact, at least 50% of 25-34-year olds watch some form of reality TV in the UK, whether it’s a longstanding staple like TOWIE, or a yearly ritual like I’m A Celebrity. Whilst these shows do offer a...
  • Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month: Favourite Icons

    With LGBTQ+ History Month just having passed in the UK, here at Impact we asked our wonderful writers to celebrate the month by writing about some of their favourite LGBTQ+ icons. This history month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender+ history, as well as...
  • 5 Fast Ways to Make Extra Money as a Student

    Tired of eating three-day old pasta because you can’t afford a decent food shop? Maybe you’re sitting in the dark with the heating off, student loan nothing but a distant memory, wondering how much colder it can possibly get in your student digs before your breath crystalizes in your...