Devon Buried: Totnes Incoming international student, Ness Kasumyan, explores the surrounding areas of Exeter and Devon. In her first article for Exepose, she tackles Totnes! In a state of post-pandemic panic, at once eager to pursue my dreams and terrified of making the wrong choices, it took me months to decide I was moving to […]
Pratar du engelska? The truth about Sweden’s (non) language barrier Language barriers often serve as a concern for students who choose to do an exchange year. However, as Sam discusses, this language barrier can pose some awkward incidents Sweden, and the Nordic countries in general, are well known to have excellent command of the English […]
Online Editor, Maddie Baker, interviews two international students staying in Exeter over the Christmas break. They both explain how they usually spend the festive period and give advice to other international students away from home at Christmas.
Where are you from? It’s one of those very standard, straightforward questions, like “What’s your name?” or “How old are you?” A question most people don’t really think twice about before they answer. Well. Most people, maybe. Not me. It’s a question that has always made me second-guess myself. I was born in Veliko Tarnovo, […]
Freshers’ Week: a great adventure, the best time of our lives, or the week which was so fabulous that we don’t remember it, depending on who you ask. To some, this might even seem a bit frightening; especially if you’ve travelled 1200 miles, crossing several borders on the way. Talking to your friends at home about moving to […]
In the past three years, almost 500 international students have lost their sponsorship to study at Exeter, with some being forced to end their studies and return home. The number looks set to increase. To gain a UK student visa at Exeter, international applicants must show they have enough funds for both academic costs and […]