• “There Needs To Be A Real Change, We Need To Feel Safer”: An Interview With Becky Gumbiti-Zimuto

    After witnessing what she believed to be a particularly forceful arrest of a young woman outside Rock City in September of this year, Becky filed a complaint with Nottinghamshire Police. The disillusioning response she received was the straw that broke the camel’s back, and inspired her to pen an...
  • 5 Items You Need, And More Importantly, Don’t Need For University – According To Students!

    So, your UCAS application is off and the offers are rolling in, now it's time to start thinking about what you might need to buy for uni! Suniti has compiled a list of the things you most definitely do and do not need....
  • An Accent Out Of Place

    We all have differences, be it appearance, hobbies or beliefs. Even in the way that we speak. What we may forget is that something so simple as an accent can affect our course of life, the way we are perceived and the ambitions we create for ourselves....
  • Universities In Games, From The Sims To Bully

    Jack Richardson On the first day of Freshers, Jack looks at how accurate our favourite uni-based video games are… With COVID hanging around and a good chunk of teaching moving online this year, your regularly scheduled Fabled University ExperienceTM has gone out of the window. Truth is, the closest...
  • Poems For Making Sense of Freshers

    Coming to university and being a Fresher is both exhilarating and daunting. Impact’s art editor Lauren offers six poems that encapsulate the experiences of freshers and starting university. Literature has always held a power in using language to express experience and capture what it is to be human. I’ve...
  • Packing for Uni: Entertainment Home Comforts

    Moving to university is often your first experience of living away from home, and bringing items from home helps make your new living space your own. For all your entertainment needs, here are ten items to bring with you to university. ...
  • 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...