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The night is young

It’s easy to sympathise with the freshers’ plight. Your first hours in Exeter might proceed with a certain lingering itch - having bid goodbye...

Degrees and disabilities

Only when coming to university did I discover I had a learning disability – no thanks to any seminar leaders or professors, but thanks...

The Participation Paradox

For the majority of students in the College of Humanities, 10% of your module grade is on seminar participation. If you are a confident,...

Summer Blues

Throughout my academic life, I always thought of the last week of August to be the big Sunday. The last hoorah. The existential dread...

Meme of the Month: Don’t Look Back in Anger

In 2017, the internet was rocked by the Distracted Boyfriend meme. One man, his arm around a supposed girlfriend, staring at the backside of...

Check me out

Check-In? I'm out. The new 'Check-In' service installed by the university starting at the beginning of the 2018/19 academic service is ultimately, a waste...

House of Horrors

At first I was afraid, I was petrified. "The house is nice”, my housemates reassured me. I believed them. After all, I had to,...

Agony Aunt

Dear Agony Aunt, I've been with my boyfriend since I was 16. However, since arriving at uni, I've moved in with the most beautiful man...

Freshers Feelings

First year won’t be the best year of your life. There, I said it. It will be filled with its fair share of loneliness,...

Best and worst of Freshers

Aaron Loose When I moved down to Exeter as an underweight bookworm last year, armed with little but a Wilko’s crockery kit and the dream...