• What Is The Best Music To Listen To Whilst Studying?

    We all know that classical music is great for learning - but is that the only genre suitable for studying? Studying while listening to music can have multiple benefits, including increased concentration, improved performance, and better focus. Daria explores the different types of music that can help with studying...
  • Music – The Solution To Studying From Home?

    The debate over whether we should be allowed to rock out at our desks has been raging for decades. But while the jury is out on which is better since everyone is different, several research studies are proving that listening to the right kind of music can put your...
  • Is Technology Taking Over? The Growing Need for an Online Presence at University

    There’s no doubt our demographic is constantly criticised by the likes of 'baby boomers' for our so-called addiction to technology and social media. But have we developed a dependency, or are we simply adapting to a modern way of living? The prevalent need for an online presence at university...
  • Easy Library Snacks

    As students, we all recognise the far too familiar struggle of going to the library and knowing that you are unlikely to leave for the foreseeable future, due to all the impending deadlines and coursework that really should have been started weeks ago. In attempt to make your library visits a...
  • Curating Christmas: the pressure to have the perfect festive season

    What is supposed to be, for many, a time of family, friends, gifts, and celebration, can instead be a time of immense stress and expectations. Students perhaps understand this more than others. The month between the autumn and spring semesters is considered a holiday, but there barely seems to...
  • University: a degree in mental health

    The end of university is a strange and conflicting time. With deadlines done and exams taken, ideally the only feelings we should be experiencing are joy, relief and giddy excitement at the prospect of new beginnings and fresh starts. No more all-nighters in the library, no more terrible campus...
  • So Why Are You Here?

    With more students applying for a degree now than ever before, the prestige of a degree doesn’t really carry the employable advantage it used to in the good old days. With this in mind, Impact set out to investigate which is more important to students: the actual degree, or...