Yudy Wu interrogates the loan service Klarna and worries of its student appeal
Online News Editor, Pete Syme discusses the rising problem of debt and the possibility of reducing student loans in order to combat it.
Neha Shaji criticises the idea that term three is a waste of money and argues that we shouldn’t treat our lecturers like machines.
Nip into town on a cold Christmas Eve, Trying to find a present for Steve, And Mum, and Dad, and grandparents too. I’ve left it so late, there’s so much to do. Taking a peek at my meagre savings I wish I’d resisted my takeaway cravings. Is £4.75 enough to go round? I glance about […]
Student loan day. The most sacred date in every student’s calendar by a mile. You’ve already spent half of it before it arrives thanks to the somewhat misguided opinion that university students are mature enough to pay bills. Having to pay said bills is a great life lesson, mummy and daddy can’t bail us out […]
Imagine for a second, a world where you never hear the metal ding of a dropped coin, never need to pull out your wallet for cash, or in fact never see a bank again on the high street. What if I told you that your student loan could come from simply running a program on […]
What could I buy with £9,250? I couldn’t buy a car, but considering my lack of a license and the small insignificant detail of having failed my test four times, I’m okay with that. I couldn’t buy a house, but who the heck can nowadays? But I could buy my course books, El Balneario and La […]
I’m writing this in a state of nausea; an effect of the post-exposure HIV medication which I have to take after a client last week removed his condom, and forcefully continued to have sex with me against my wishes. As a white, Devonshire, middle-aged straight man, the likelihood of him carrying the virus is low. But I […]
Picture the scene. It’s 1 November and you are walking back to your flat, minding your own business and enjoying the autumn breeze with not a care in the world. You pass an open window, and what do you hear? The screeching tones of ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ drifting through the cracked window. You think to […]
In the 2017 Exeter University Prospectus, students are greeted by the promise: “We are committed to attracting the best and brightest students and providing you with all the support and facilities you need to realise your potential”. This sentiment appears to offer hope and security to those wishing to fulfil further education, regardless of their […]