Georgia Balmer explores how the COVID-19 Pandemic may have changed our working habits for the better.
The perks of being an intern I write this after sending, most likely, one of my last emails to my employer. A one-month paid internship, secured through the University, meant a new phone and a new LinkedIn connection. Vanity aside, an internship provided me with a plethora of opportunities that, in my view, supersedes the […]
From my first year of college to my second year of university, I have experimented with my hair, going pretty much every colour of the rainbow. I loved being able to express myself in this way, but I was always acutely aware of the fact that there was a time limit on how long I […]
As an English student with six contact hours a week, managing a full-time job after university seems like a pretty intimidating concept. Envied by my friends for my five-day weekend (that’s right, my only contact hours are on Thursday and Friday), there is so much room for procrastination that it can often be hard to […]
Hontestly, the main reason I’m at Exeter isn’t because my career plans relate directly to my degree; I’ve no burning desire to become the next Plato, or enter into politics. If I didn’t participate in societies and intern, I’m pretty sure there’s no way I’d get a job after university – and to be honest, […]
Reading weeks are pointless, and I love them. As Halloween draws nearer and the days get darker and colder, that long trek to campus is looking increasingly uninviting, so what better than a week’s break from lectures for the sake of ‘consolidating learning and individual research’? I know many people view reading week as a […]
There’s a certain irony in the fact that I’m writing this article in my pyjamas, having never gotten properly dressed, and only a few hours before the deadline. But haven’t we all been in a similar position? Occasionally for some, perhaps all of the time for others and never for a blessed few, work gets […]
Following his neo-Orwellian Latitude trip-hop adventure of last weekend, Sam Jennings assesses the worth of volunteering at a music festival. Posing the question: did he succeed on his quest to see Portishead? [dropcap size=small]E[/dropcap]ver since I was a wee bairn, I listened to trip-hop. Not that I had much choice. Any chance he could, during long […]