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 […]
Scarlett Parr Reid, print science editor discusses her previous experiences struggling with homesickness.
In Arts and Lit’s collaboration with Science, Print Science Editor, Elinor Jones, discusses the use of art galleries in psychiatric support.
Print Comment Editor Kamila Bell gives us her tried-and-tested tips on tackling the fabled Freshers’ Flu I was five weeks into my first year of uni, five weeks of almost consecutive nights out followed by mornings of regret, when I awake one day to discover that my Deliveroo order is not subsiding my banging headache […]
Anna Romanovska takes us through the good, the bad and the ugly of the University Mental Health resources
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.
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”.
For me, revision self care is always about being able to take breaks when I need them. I find it impossible to concentrate if my head’s not in gear, so I tend to take breaks when I feel I need them. This can vary from day to day, depending on what I’m studying, or just […]
Breaching the subject of mental health, especially with those closest to you, can be difficult. But, it can make such a difference when you finally have that conversation. For me, that conversation happened a month ago. I mentioned to a close friend that I was worried about my mum as she has been dealing with […]
Ultimately, we drink to socialise. Exeter, for example, has a culture of pre-drinking, going out to Fever, dancing, drinking and letting go. You might even end the night eating Dominoes with friends, sitting on the scratchy carpet of your student halls corridor, crying and laughing. Some of our best memories are made on nights out. […]