Features Editor Catherine Stone explores the social pressure connected to university life and how to balance experimentation and self development with staying true to yourself as an incoming student.
Are you a Fresher anxious to learn about Exeter’s best-kept secrets? Or a returner eager to try something new? Charlotte Black takes us on a whistle-stop tour around Exeter, recommending the best places to immerse yourself in your reading.
As the majority of face-to-face teaching has been cancelled due to the pandemic, Senthur Shanmugarasa gives the lowdown on how to shine through your screens in seminars.
Maddy McKenna highlights the key ingredients for cooking success on a budget.
Lianna Tosetti contemplates her changes in personality coming to university Picture it. Arriving at University for the first time. Waving goodbye to your old life as it drives off with your parents, leaving you and a completely fresh slate behind. For some of us, this is an exciting time to reinvent yourself. You can tell […]
Sofia Galluci-Giles discusses how Sally Rooney’s love story – in its truest sense – is a delineation of intimacy and love in any age Understanding love – the feelings, betrayals, revelations and ultimate fails – have been at the forefront of human artistry for (arguably) ever. Rooney’s student-y, secretive and sensual evocation of Trinity College […]
Kevin Yu reflects on what he would advise his first and second year self to do Having come back from a 10-hour library session for the sixth day in a row, I finally get time to start writing a letter to my younger self. Third year has been a year of ‘firsts’ for me. From […]
Arriving at your University Of Choice, which, considering, is probably Exeter (if it was Oxbridge, you’re here now, so let it go) you will probably have ambitions. Let me be the first to say two things: Firstly, welcome! to probably the best university in the world, as those bumper stickers from the 90s still, for […]
With current debates surrounding racial equality at universities and whether the media’s portrayal of race affects this, I want to share my own experiences with being mixed-race at the University of Exeter. I have a Caribbean mother and an English Father. Coming from the largely diverse City of London to the predominantly white Exeter was […]