Hundreds of students participated in a sit-in on Wednesday 13th October to protest the Guild’s affiliation with anti-abortion society, Exeter Students For Life.
In Conversation: Lily Margaroli, Student Guild President
Lily Margaroli was Co-President of Nightline and Model Westminster Society before being elected to be President of the Student Guild for the forthcoming year. We sat down with her to find out a little bit more about her, the challenges she will be facing and some of the issues facing students and the Guild. É: […]
Absolutely Sabb-ulous? AS someone who’s now in their fourth year at this University (I feel so old), February brings me more dread and repressed exasperation than any other month. Yes, the upcoming Sabb elections once again loom – everybody try and contain your excitement. Once again, Forum Hill will transform into a minefield of campaigners […]
Guild or Union?
NO matter your opinions on the Students’ Guild, it’s an organisation you have to really go out of your way to avoid on campus. That is unless you forego societies, DH1, or (God forbid) the Lemmy and the Ram. It acts as the hub for many essential campus services, and as we have seen in […]
Censored on campus: Exeposé removed during open day
heT Students’ Guild has said it was “disappointed” that the University removed copies of Exeposé from the Forum on a recent open day without informing the paper’s editors. The issue’s sex-themed content was “inappropriate” for children, the University claims. However, the Guild has told Exeposé it advised against removing the papers. This year’s Exeposé Valentine’s […]
Students’ Guild #WeAreAllExeter and #HumansOfExeter campaigns launched
The Students’ Guild has launched a new campaign that aims to increase inclusivity and celebrate the diversity that exists within our community. The campaign, named #WeAreAllExeter, claims to offer an opportunity for students to share their stories, as well as a chance to “learn more about [their] friends and fellow students and their lives.” Led by […]
Are Student Ideas taking the mick?
The Guild has defended its Students Ideas system following complaints that some proposals are simply “taking the mick.” It doesn’t want to treat students “like naughty children,” a spokesperson told Exeposé. Over the past year, the online Student Ideas platform has registered votes on issues from NUS affiliation and Right2Debate to exam timings and the […]
Timetabling and carers
Freshers’ Week is in full swing and that can only mean the yearly “timetable controversy” is back in full force. Weighed down by the rising number of students the University of Exeter, in 2015 the university decided to modify the start and end of the teaching day, scheduling classes to start at 8.30 instead of […]
Guild Awards shortlist announced
The shortlist for the Students’ Guild Awards 2016 has now been made available online. There are up to five nominations under the eleven different categories, ranging from “Campaign of the Year” to “Outstanding Individual Contribution”. Alongside the published shortlist, students also have the option to vote this year’s “Peoples’ Choice” category. Shortlisted students include Ben […]
£30k MACE rebrand under fire
Staff, students and SSLC members have hit out at the “unnecessary” new Accelerate module evaluation service, after the University spent £30,000 in a revamp of the MACE feedback system. Described as a “new tool for communication and gathering feedback from students” by the University website and launched in November last year, the new system was […]