• Government Scraps Teaching Bursaries For Arts Students

    On Tuesday, the government announced the withdrawal of bursaries for certain post-graduate teacher training courses....
  • Teach First: Want To Help Smash the Class Ceiling?

    SPONSORED ARTICLE Impact’s latest sponsor, Teach First wants you to help smash the class ceiling by applying to become part of their teacher training programmes. Read on to find out more… Firstly, what even is the class ceiling? Well, did you know that in the UK, just eight schools...
  • Putting the ‘History’ in Black History Month (Part 2)

    Back to the main question, why is it that for most people, important history is overwhelmingly white? In my opinion, this is simply a lack of a more diverse education, there are many important historical figures who were people of colour and that is what Black history month is...
  • Nottingham Advantage Award: What’s It All About And What Can You Do To Complete It?

    When deciding to go to university there are always those niggling (and slightly stressful) thoughts at the back of your mind: ‘am I choosing the right degree? Will this help me to get the right job? How am I going to compete with all the cleverer people around me?!’....
  • Top Tips to Survive Teacher Training

    If like me, you came to university with the express purpose of gaining a degree to teach, then you probably feel relatively well prepared. You have likely undertaken voluntary work in schools and feel sure you know both the positives and shortcomings of the profession. You may even have...
  • Temporary Home: Camp America

    Summer 2017 was without a doubt the best summer of my life, and it was spent working as a camp counsellor in Greeley, Pennsylvania. This trip really starts back in October 2016 with the application process, which was a lot of paperwork and form filling. From this came the...
  • Arts Investigates: Where Lies the Value of an Arts Degree?

    So you’re going to be a teacher, then? Yes, bitch, and I’m gonna teach you how to live. I’m a second year English student, and I love it all; the reading, the faux-intellectual discussions, the sparse timetable… until I realise it’s 2am and I’m reading Batman comics, we’ve been...