Fifth of people experiencing mental health issues due to COVID-19, Exeter research finds A new survey has found that a fifth of people have experienced mental health issues and a third are feeling isolated as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The survey, run by the University of Exeter and ORB International, recorded the […]
Exeter students living in privately-owned halls of residences are not being informed about the number of COVID-19 cases in their accommodation.
Screen Editor Olivia Garrett discusses the highs and lows of this year’s Emmy Awards.
Drive-in pantomime coming to Exeter this Christmas The Birmingham Stage Company, in collaboration with Horrible Histories, has organised a Christmas drive-in pantomime to take place amid COVID-19 restrictions. Two performances will be held at Exeter Racecourse on Friday 18 December, at 4:30pm and 7pm. Families will watch the show from the safety of their cars, […]
Students have reported having to wait as long as 52 hours to receive their Rapid Response coronavirus test results, despite the University claiming that they would be received within 24 hours. An initial press release from the University claimed “those participants who take tests in the morning will receive same day results, participants in the […]
Exeter students test positive for COVID-19 15 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Exeter and have been attributed to students at the University. The spike is believed to have stemmed from students contracting coronavirus before arriving in Exeter. The cases were confirmed on Tuesday, 22 September, with 11 specimen dated for 20 September. […]
Devon and Cornwall full to capacity, say police The South West of England has faced an influx of tourists since lockdown was lifted. Now, Devon and Cornwall are ‘full to capacity’ with the emergency services struggling to cope. Since lockdown started, the British tourism sector has been hit hard, losing out on millions of pounds. […]
The Ram, Comida and the Guild Shop to reopen in September The University of Exeter Students’ Guild has announced that some of its outlets, including the Ram, Comida and the Guild Shop, will reopen in early September. In a statement released on 12 August 2020, the Guild said that the outlets will reopen between 1 […]
Over 100,000 furloughed in Devon One-third of Devon’s workforce was furloughed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, equating to more than 100,000 people. 105,400 people in Devon were furloughed – 32 per cent of its workforce. These figures were delivered by Simon Chant, Public Health Specialist, as part of a presentation about the response […]
Tamara Moule discusses how antibiotic resistance could be as deadly as COVID-19 to global health.