Hope Ashford

Hope Ashford

Hope Ashford
Exeter University

Exeter student lifestyle, Exeter student satire, Seasonal topics, Food, English, Study Tips, social media trends, Love Island, Celebs, Fashion, Music, Concerts, Pop Culture

  • Hope Ashford is a contributing student writer at the Tab in her final year of University
  • Hope enjoys writing satirical and relatable content for University of Exeter students, especially during seasonal or important contexts of the year
  • In her spare time away from her studies, Hope partakes and teaches in water sports and enjoys outdoor exercise. She thoroughly enjoys reading and indulging in the arts. Hope is co-social secretary for the Exeter English Society, arranging and hosting all student events.


Hope joined The Tab Exeter in 2023, as a student contributing writer in her third year. Hope enjoys writing in her spare time and is keen to publish multiple new articles


Hope is in her final year at the University of Exeter completing her degree in BA English with Honours. She enjoys both the Early Modern period and Victorian literature.


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