Emily-Jane Heap

Emily-Jane Heap
Exeter University


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All the famous films and music videos Doc Antle’s animals have featured in

From Britney Spears’ VMA performance to ‘Dr Doolittle’

Exeter Uni revokes Katie Hopkins’ degree due to problematic tweets

‘It is no surprise given the unmentionable acts I performed on the Chancellor’s desk’

As an asthmatic, seeing people not take lockdown seriously terrifies me

‘Being young doesn’t make you invincible’

Exeter Uni postpones all graduations due to COVID-19

‘Ceremonies could be postponed up to 9 months later’

Exeter Uni finally cancels all classes due to COVID-19

‘We advise you to make plans to go home over the next few days’

Exeter Uni student tests positive for coronavirus

‘The student has not been on campus since March 12 and tested positive at home’

Pennsylvania Court freshers will not be evicted tomorrow to accommodate quarantined students

They may still be evacuated at a later date

Exeter Uni evicts 27 freshers to quarantine students returning from Italy

They have been asked to move into alternative accommodation by tomorrow morning

‘We preach anti-racism but it won’t make a difference to some people’: Exeter students assaulted in racist coronavirus attacks

The assailants referenced the coronavirus during the attacks

Exeter student reveals ‘sickening’ death threats sent from anonymous email accounts

She was called a ‘f*cking wetwipe p*ki’

Exeter lecturer accused of ‘transphobia’ for saying ‘only females menstruate’

Her tweets were condemned by Exeter LGBT+ and Feminist Societies

Exeter Uni denies rumours that students will not graduate due to strike action

‘This will not be the case at Exeter’

PSA: Drinking almond or coconut milk is really, really bad for the planet

‘Almond milk is like sending bees to war’

Firefighters issue warning after microwaveable wheat bag catches fire at Exeter Uni

‘The bag was overheated and left unattended’

Exeter University denies rumours of student contracting coronavirus

‘We are not aware of anyone from the University having travelled to Wuhan City’

Students told to stay inside and keep windows shut as huge fire breaks out on Cowley Bridge Road

The blaze started at a dry cleaners

Homeless drug addict raids Exeter student house and goes on shopping spree

He stole a suitcase to carry his loot

Exeter’s best house Christmas dinners

‘tis the season to eat everything in sight

Exeter uni responds to petition to increase safety measures in the city

New initiatives are being taken to improve student welfare

Exeter has raised more money for Movember than any other Uni, here are our favourite ‘taches

Now please shave them off

We rated the food and drink at the Exeter Christmas market, and here’s our verdict

So much choice

Exeter Uni responds to students occupying Peter Chalk in support of UCU strikes

‘We respect students’ right to protest’

Exclusive: Inside Peter Chalk which is currently being occupied by students supporting UCU strikes

They are planning to occupy the building until next Wednesday

The most outrageous photos from this year’s Safer Sex Ball

You did not disappoint

Ed Sheeran spotted on Exeter Uni campus

He was watching his wife play hockey

Safer Sex Ball 2019: Exeter’s Best Undressed

Let’s get shipfaced

Exeter gives students in Hong Kong option to return and start final year in 2020

‘Exeter have been really good at taking our opinion into account whilst focusing on our safety’

Over 3,000 sign petition for new safety measures in Exeter after sexual assault

‘For £9,250 a year a shuttle bus to prevent further horrific assaults is a small request’

Exeter won’t be calling exchange students back from Hong Kong

They’ve said they’re ‘monitoring the situation carefully’

St Germans Road sealed off by Police after woman is seriously assaulted

The attack happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning

‘The admins of ExeHonestly and Exefess have missed the point’ says Exeter Uni

‘Operating an anonymous page is not the problem, posting racist content is’

These 20 reactions to the end of ExeHonestly will make you weep like a baby

The mourning period begins

Exeter Uni says ExeHonestly are responsible for racist posts

They said ‘a 10-second Google search’ would have indicated posts were offensive

91 per cent think ExeHonestly shouldn’t be taken down after allowing racist posts

‘I had no idea those posts were Nazi propaganda, so why should they?’

‘Doesn’t everyone have a trust fund?’: The 27 poshest things ever heard in Exetah

‘I laughed so hard my loafer flew off and broke the chandelier’

‘We’re not responsible for any crime’: ExeHonestly admins respond to racism controversy

They have criticised the University’s response

Exclusive: Exeter Uni to escalate Exehonestly complaint to Police Hate Crime Unit

They are working with police to identify those responsible

Exeter Uni reports Exehonestly for allowing ‘Nazi propaganda’

Content has been found to have white supremacist origins

Exeter’s best pumpkins this Halloween

These are spooktacular

Halloween 2019: Exeter’s best dressed

It’s spooky season

Exeter Guild landed with £283k bill for not paying taxes on food served in The Ram

They believed food to be exempt from VAT

Nominations for Exeter’s maddest freshers are now open

We want to know your wildest stories

Students protest in the Forum against Exeter’s contribution to the fossil fuel industry

‘2, 4, 6, 8, fossil fuels are what we hate’

Fire Brigade called to Point Exe after fresher sets fire to kitchen

She was trying to cook a steak

Vote for Exeter’s best night out

May the best club win

Exeter student jailed for eight months over fake gun threats

He received an eight month prison sentence

Exeter student faces jail over fake gun threats

He’s been told to expect a custodial sentence

Meet Exeter’s official BNOC of the year 2019

We have a winner!

The Impy is getting birds of prey to help combat the rabid seagull problem

They’ve been terrorising customers

How to deal with new relationship anxiety, because it can be scary af

Welcome to hell

Scottish unis will offer guaranteed places to care leavers

They just need to meet the minimum entry requirements

Sleeping with a fan on at night is actually really bad for you

Sorry to break it to you

This is why you can experience sleep paralysis after a big night out

Sleep paralysis can make you hallucinate and think someone is in the room with you

This is why the Islanders are doing less sponsored content this year

It turns out there’s actually a reason

The couple who will win Love Island, according to ex-Islanders

There’s a lot of support for Belle and Anton

This is exactly how much money the Islanders will earn per Instagram post

They don’t need the 50k

Exeter student charged with fake gun threats pleads not guilty

The trial is due to start in September

Class of 2019: This year’s best dressed from graduation

They all deserve a First for these outfits

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round Eight

Who will be crowned winner?

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round Seven

Get voting!

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round Six

Get voting!

Pret is giving away FREE iced coffee on Friday

And there’s no catch

Someone poisoned the Guild’s water supply with floor cleaner and body lotion

Police are investigating

All the evidence this year’s Love Island is staged

They thought we wouldn’t notice

Love Island’s Amy had therapy TWELVE times during Curtis break up

She thinks Islanders should only be allowed on the show if they’ve had a previous relationship

Happiness lessons and puppies: What are unis doing to help student mental health in 2019?

Because petting a Labrador is going to sort all my problems

The Russell Group unis dishing out the most firsts this year

Oxford and Cambridge didn’t win this time

The secrets of Netflix: How the streaming service decides what you watch

They know us better than we do

Special report: None of these 50 unis automatically suspend students accused of rape

Victims are saying they have to put their studies on hold or come face to face with their attackers

Brooklyn Beckham told he’s ‘lacking in basic skills’ at summer internship

And you thought yours was going badly

Edinburgh finally gives first female medical students degrees 150 years later

Seven current medical students collected them

Extinction Rebellion protestor climbs on top of UoS building during open day

A security guard threw a sandwich up to him

Manchester students chase down burglar and pin him to the ground

He attempted to steal a laptop and cash

Tributes paid to Bournemouth student who died after falling from a balcony

He was described as ‘a lovely kid’ with a ‘sharp wit and intelligent mind’

Cambridge student quits after lecturer uses n-word in class

She’s accused the university of ‘structural racism’

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round five

You know the drill

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round four

Get voting for your favourite!

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round three

Get voting!

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round two

You know what to do

Vote for Exeter’s BNOC 2019: Round One

Get your votes in!

Nominations are open for Exeter’s BNOC 2019

Get your votes in

Here are 21 simple things you can do at uni to help the environment right now

You don’t have to glue yourself to a train

Exeter student suspended from NUS elections for praising Netanyahu’s victory in Israel

He has since been reinstated as a candidate

A definitive ranking of the best places to take a dump on campus

Because you really should give a sh*t

All the mistakes you inevitably make as a fresher at Exeter Uni

Because first year is a learning curve