• 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...
  • Mike Thalassitis’ Death Confirmed as Suicide: A Reminder of Mental Health

    Last Saturday, former Love Island and Celebs Go Dating star – Mike Thalassitis – was found dead in a park near his Essex home. With the death later confirmed as suicide, the news came as a huge shock to many who simply could not have foreseen this happening. Friends...
  • 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...
  • Let’s Talk About Loss: How Nottingham students are helping face grief

    Let’s Talk About Loss is a support organisation for young people who have experienced grief and loss, to try and overcome the barriers of talking about losing someone we love. Facing down these taboos sometimes requires a safe space, which is what Let’s Talk About Loss provides, and is...
  • Talk, Talk, Talk: University Mental Health Day and the Importance of Using our Voice

    University Mental Health Day falls on 7th March 2019, and the campaign this year is all about the power of using your voice. The importance of communication is something repeatedly highlighted when discussing mental health, yet we can’t underestimate how difficult it is for people struggling with their mental...
  • Brexit &amp: the EU Settlement Scheme

    Whilst we have people in our University community who voted leave as well as remain in the 2016 Brexit referendum, the vote was an individual decision. At UoN we value our EU staff and want them to stay with us at the University of Nottingham. Over 800 University staff...
  • Spar shops at Portland and Jubilee are officially Zero Food Waste

    University of Nottingham Student’s Union (UoNSU) and Foodprint collaborate to create “Zero Waste” stores. “collect and redistribute surplus and waste food from the two Spar stores in the Portland building and the Exchange building.” Foodprint has recently announced their partnership with UoN’s Student Union, in the hopes of tackling...