Catherine Stone discusses this year’s record-high A Level Results and whether the pandemic has compounded existing inequalities.
University of Exeter students have responded to the no-disadvantage guarantee with disappointment, confusion and a touch of humour.
Online Lifestyle Editor Amy Butterworth reflects upon the anxieties students face over results.
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 I’ve ever met. I love my boyfriend, but I’m not sure how to recover from this passion. What do I do? Yours sincerely, Happily Dating Dear Happily Dating, Try not […]
In 2017, the Times Higher Education data revealed Exeter University to be among the top 10 of universities with the lowest percentage of state school students, compared to those from a private school background. Only 6.5% of children in the UK attend a private school, yet they make up 31.5% of Exeter University students. This […]
“T uition fees: like rainy days, hangovers, and crippling debt, it’s something we university students just have to accept. Although, £9000 going on £9250 for 30 weeks of formatives, summatives, soul-crushing feedback and exams? Sometimes it seems slightly ridiculous. It seems especially ridiculous during Term 3 in Exeter, when, instead of 11.5 hours of seminars […]
“I’m off to uni, I’ll only have one subject that I actually like, revision will actually be fun, I’ll actually keep on top of all my work! I’ll never be behind again!” At some stage in the application process, we all had that conversation with ourselves, grinning excitedly as we browsed prospectuses; on the fateful […]