This past week I’ve been busy interviewing final year students at my university, Exeter. A position I was awarded last month along with 29 others, I was set a target number of interviews to achieve over a week. Through friends of friends, contacting societies and approaching strangers with a smile (and bakewell tarts), I’ve now completed that target. The survey (lasting roughly 20 minutes) focused on graduates’ aspirations and their approaches to the current job market. It’s been a challenging but rewarding week, as I’ve come realise just how politically engaged students are today; in fact, Exeter recently came out on top with the greatest percentage of students in the country voting for their new Student Guild (SABB) elections.
Last week I had the pleasure of co-interviewing Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, in the run up to the 2015 elections. We covered, among other things, her views on the televised election debates and her Minimum Military Preparation security policy in wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
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