Fenton Christmas explains what it’s like being a student from a low income background and how the university fails to address the impacts inequality can have on less affluent students’ studies.
The number of students accessing counselling support at the university has more than doubled in recent years, Exeposé has found. Figures released under freedom of information laws show that 369 students accessed such sessions in the academic year 2017/18, compared with 144 students in 2016/17 and 168 students in 2015/16. The figures also show a […]
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Emma Wallace, explores in detail how you can deal with loneliness on your year abroad and gives examples of her and her friends’ strategies to overcome these “study abroad blues”.
In light of mental health awareness week, here is Jasmin Priya’s poem about mental health.
In 2016, Hannah Butler was in her final year of university. An Exeposé Editor recently returned from her year abroad, she was on the cusp of top grades, a Masters degree, and high-flying journalistic ambitions. Yet, her time at Exeter had been marred by an eating disorder in her second year, for which she had […]
CN: discussion of suicide and mental illness UNIVERSITIES are in a mortality crisis. Only last year, the Office of National Statistics recorded 95 university suicides: the first time university suicide rates have been revealed publicly. In an age where mental health is being discussed more on social media, and where the government has pledged to […]
I HAVE a tendency, when anyone asks, “Don’t you think you’ve taken on a bit much this year?”, to wave a hand and laugh, trying to hide the fact that the laugh is forced and slightly tinged with hysteria. “I’m fine!” I say and rush off to change my stash for the third time that […]
10 Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino by Arctic Monkeys After the roaring success of 2013’s sexy but sanitised AM, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino sees the Sheffield rockers returning to creative form with a quieter, meandering album. Absent of any singles with immediate power bar the anthemic ‘Four Out Of Five’, this is a record focusing on the […]
An ongoing issue which appears relatively stagnant and to a large degree unreflective of wider society, homophobia in sport is having a major impact on LGBTQ+ athletes. Coming out to friends or family is challenging for any individual, as it reveals a personal journey and fundamental part of their identity. In sport however, it seems […]
Check-In? I’m out. The new ‘Check-In’ service installed by the university starting at the beginning of the 2018/19 academic service is ultimately, a waste of everyone’s time and phone battery. Not only is it a waste of time, but it opens up a conversation about mental health, our technology-obsessed generation, and even classism. Let’s take […]