Coming to Exeter has been the best and worst decision of my life. Believe me. The University of Exeter. “So where is it in London?” “Is it good?” “Where does it rank in the UK?” – just a few of many weird, yet entertaining questions that my family from back home asked when I broke […]
Being a Fresher with an Invisible Illness
For most Exeter students that began their wild week of being a Fresher on September the 12th, being nervous was quite a popular emotion. Being thrown into a flat full of people you have never met before whilst being expected to chug a dirty pint and do 3 shots of vodka every single night can […]
Third year: a year in the life!
Exeter University is a place with strict stereotypes. Ones that I never ﬁtted into. A disproportionately high number of the student population attended public school; I went to state school. Sporting ﬂair abound in many students at The Times’ Sport University of the Year; I manage to be both lean and slow, a poor combination […]
Second year: a year in the life!
My second year of university has been a do-over; a nine-month resit, if you will, of the ﬁrst one. There was nothing wrong with my freshers experience, per se. I wasn’t bullied in halls and I was lucky enough to avoid any issues with my mental health. Nor did I particularly have any trouble with […]
First year: a year in the life!
Another year older, another year (supposedly) wiser. My ﬁrst year of university is coming to an end and it has been everything I wanted it to be. It’s not been what I expected, but it has been fantastic. Coming from A levels, I didn’t know how I was going to cope with the step up. […]