Category Archives: A Day in the Life of a Fresher

Student Life: House Hunting!

Having barely been in halls two months, it came as quite a shock to find the university leaflet flapping around in our mailbox, advertising house hunting starter talks. It seemed so ridiculously premature, considering we still have around two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Student Life: Freshers as an international student

Coming to Cornwall to study at Exeter University as an EU student was an adjustment from having lived in Brussels for around 13 years. It was not the first time that I had come to the UK – I had … Continue reading

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Student Life: Why you should get involved with representation activities

Having been FXU Education Officer (Exeter) during the last academic year, I have found the role to have positively contributed to my personal development in a number of ways. Since coming into the role in October, I have found my … Continue reading

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Student Life: Why you should join an FXU sports club

In a university life that revolves around stereotypes and clichés, including all night library sessions, budget cooking and eating pasties, it comes as a weekly welcome relief for me to go and play badminton. It wasn’t always this way. In … Continue reading

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Student Life: FXU Elections

As a first year at Falmouth University, I was fairly unaware of the presidential team and their roles until they took part in a conference as an exercise for us first year journalists. Since then, I have been following their work … Continue reading

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Why should you vote?

The day I write this is Wednesday, the third day of FXU Sabbatical Elections for 2014-15 positions. I’m sure you’ve been bombarded with the word ‘elections’ for the past three days… Elections, voting, get your opinion heard, vote now, voting is … Continue reading

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Student Life: Penryn Lights 2013

On Saturday night, me and a couple of friends decided to go and see the switch on of the Christmas lights at Penryn. I’d missed both of the “Festivals of Lights” at Truro and Falmouth, so I was determined to … Continue reading

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