Exeter Graduates Celebrate with Online Ceremony On 31st July 2020, the virtual graduation ceremony took place for the class of 2020. Unlike previous years, the ceremony was not physical due to Covid-19. Instead, the physical ceremony has been postponed to the summer of 2021. Recording of the ceremony is available on YouTube. The ceremony involved […]
Sir Steve Smith appointed to prestigious new government role
Sir Steve Smith appointed to prestigious new government role Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Exeter, has been appointed to a new UK government role as International Education Champion. The role starts in September 2020 and is considered highly prestigious. As a Champion of International Education, Sir Steve will have a prominent role […]
Early to school
The information was unclear and no so are the consequences: with schools set to reopen on the 1st of June, will teachers be there? Do they have the right to abstain, as do the parents in choosing to continue allowing their children to learn from home? But more importantly – what is the safest option?
World Mental Health Day
Aakruthi Karri discusses her thoughts on the recent World Mental Health day On 10th October, many countries celebrate good mental health as well as raising awareness of the various issues. These not only include depression and its symptoms, but those disorders relating to stress and anxiety. An example would be: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). […]
Deliveroo drivers strike over pay decrease
On 28th September 2019, drivers of Deliveroo decided to strike. This began at 5pm outside of Exeter Central until 11pm. A reason for this was due to the fact that drivers were being paid less than £1 per delivery, according to Devon Live. As Alex, a full time Deliveroo driver, had mentioned, this did not cover the […]
Aakruthi Karri weighs in on the best study tips for incoming freshers
Overcrowding, flooding, climate change, oh my!
Aakruthi Karri contemplates on the issues concerning tourism in Venice.
Trends for SS19
Aakruthi Karri explores some of her favourite trends for Summer 2019.