Edie Wilde

Student Contributor

Edie Wilde
Exeter University

Student news, current events, political events, campus gossip, lifestyle, pop culture, music, history, literature, theatre

  • Edie writes a weekly self-help column: "Fridays with Edie", in which she answers queries sent in by members of the Tab readership
  • Edie enjoys writing about student life and experience at Exeter University and is interested in the impact news and events have on the personal lives of students
  • Edie is interested in music, politics and history, all of which are integral to her role as a student contributor at the Tab Exeter


Edie has long term interest in student journalism. Edie joined The Exeter Tab at the start of her third year and has since become an established weekly columnist and student commentator on campus events


Edie is currently studying BA History at the University of Exeter and will graduate in 2024. Edie has taken modules in modern social and political history and is currently writing her final-year dissertation on the impact of the media on the counterculture movement of the late 1960s.


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Fridays with Edie: Why it’s ok to feel scared about graduating university

I’m not ready to talk about it x

Fridays with Edie: Struggling with motivation

I hate everything x

Fridays with Edie: How to manage being single on Valentine’s Day

Alcohol may be the cure x

Fridays with Edie: Missing friends

Maybe the corporate life is for them but I’d rather spend my days hungover x

Meet Nurture-U, the project improving mental health support at Exeter and unis nationwide

Help yourself and students all over the country by taking part in mental health trials

Fridays with Edie: Battling the January blues

The weather may get better, but the walk up to campus certainly won’t x

Fridays with Edie: What to do when you’re spending too much money

Do as I say, not as I do

Fridays with Edie: Boy problems

He’s not worth it x

Fridays with Edie: Having a work-life balance

Let’s be honest, we’ve all cried in the library at some point

Fridays with Edie: Making friends at uni

Telling people you love them in the smoking area doesn’t quite cut it x