As Exeter’s first TED event had to move online this year, Elise Hamersley discusses the highlights of the various performances and talks given at the digital event.
The Unspoken Mental Health Pandemic Affecting Students Ryan Sprules writes about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on students’ mental health. The mental toll of the student struggle against Coronavirus has yet to receive such its share of attention; This is not meant to be some sort of competition of which one poses the greater […]
Student open letter to Vice-Chancellor disputes absence of non-detriment policy to protect students Students at the University of Exeter have written an open letter to Vice-Chancellor Prof. Lisa Roberts to dispute the University’s decision not to introduce a no detriment policy. The open letter as of the 12th of November has 959 signatures. The open […]
Sophie Porteous explores the possible shortcomings of the UK government’s proposed plan for students in December so they can travel home for Christmas.
Shivani Bhatt, Foreign Correspondent in Australia, asks fellow students what they think about International Women’s Day and finds out why they believe it is still necessary.
University staff members took to the picket lines across Streatham and Penryn today to protest against freefalling working conditions and changes to their pension benefits. The University and Colleges Union (UCU), the largest Higher Education union in the world, have announced eight days of industrial action that will run from 25 November to 4 December. […]
The Students’ Guild have voted to support the UCU cause as a result of an online poll they held. 78% of students have voted to support the cause, with 2,427 students voting. The Guild ran the poll from 11 Nov to 20 Nov, with the multiple choice question “What stance do you have regarding the […]
Online Lifestyle Editor Amy Butterworth reflects upon the anxieties students face over results.
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.
In his book Shane O’Sullivan, more commonly known as Jack the Hat, explores true stories of locals and university students alike persuading the reader to enter the what he calls “the Exeter bubble”. Jack’s taxi cab metamorphoses into a different, safer space from a counselling office to a football team meeting, to a café catch […]