One in four students have less than £50 to live on each month says NUS report A quarter of UK university students have less than £50 to live on each month, research by the National Union of Students (NUS) has found. As a result, two in three students have sought financial assistance, with one in […]
On Wednesday 2 March, around 100 demonstrators met in Bedford Square, Exeter, to stand in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees and citizens. The ‘Stand With Ukraine Exeter’ demonstration was held to raise awareness for President Putin’s brutal campaign against Ukraine which began last Thursday.
Graduates to be hit with ‘tax rise by stealth’ on their student loans Millions of university graduates in England face higher repayments on their student loans as the government freezes the earnings threshold at which they start repaying. The universities minister, Michelle Donelan, announced on Friday 28th January that the salary threshold for undergraduate student […]
Durham University defends its support of student sex workers Durham university has recently made headlines after it offered training sessions to support students involved in sex work. The training sessions are intended to help students in sex work by ensuring they can access advice and support when needed. According to the Independent, the training sessions […]
University students boycott nightclubs after surge in spiking incidents Last week university students around the country boycott nightclubs following a rise in reports of spiking incidents happening inside them. The ‘Girls Night In’ campaign was set up through Instagram with the mission of encouraging nighclubs to increase their security measures. The campaign is a response […]
Tamara Moule celebrates Exeter’s new Happy Carrot enterprise
The grade safety net world we lived in last year is no longer, and although there are some merits to this policy, its replacement is inappropriate. Through a look at the Students for academic mitigation’s work, this account of uncertainty from a final year perspective will make you feel less alone.
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 […]