Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays and 2015 will be the Year of the Goat. In China, it is known as the "Spring Festival" and marks the end of the winter season.
Stories of emigration from Cornwall in 1851 overseas and to other parts of the UK are the first topic in the new series of research seminars led by the Institute of Cornish Studies (ICS), at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus on Saturday 14 February at 2pm in the Chapel Lecture Theatre.
The history of politics in Devon is the theme of a new touring exhibition, starting at the University of Exeter.
A new sculpture, ‘Mariners Way II’ made of contemporary materials in the form of a knotted rope sphere is now on display at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.
A fascinating and unusual new artwork has been added to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus, in the form of a sculpture wound around the branch of a tree and suspended in mid-air.
Diwali or Deepavali is the most important festival of the year for Hindus, which is also known at the Festival of Light and is being celebrated at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus on Sunday 26 October.
Five universities and 17 individual departments have today been recognised for their progress in advancing gender equality in arts, humanities and social science careers in higher education.
Students at Exeter are the most satisfied of any of the Russell Group universities, according to the latest results from the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014.
Hundreds of postcards have been written to those affected by the outbreak of the First World War from people today, as a form of memorial and recognition.
Ray Harryhausen is a legendary figure in the history of animation through the models that he created for films such as Jason and the Argonauts, One Million Years B.C, and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad.
The Stocker Road entrance to the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus will undergo remodelling works from 21 July to 19 September 2014.
Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University’s Chancellor, Baroness Floella Benjamin.
The University is bestowing key figures from the South West region with Honorary Degrees this week, among 14 Honorary Graduates.
Following 14 years as University of Exeter Director of Sport, Phil Attwell has been promoted to the position of Director of Campus Services.
The University of Exeter, University of Exeter Students’ Guild and Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union (FXU) have been awarded the 2014 Students’ Union and Institution Partnership Award by the Higher Education Academy and National Union of Students.
SETsquared has been ranked as the top university business incubator in Europe and second best in the world.
Students participate in unique Exeter programme
The first GW4 Alliance projects to receive funding to build research communities focused on tackling some of the world’s grand challenges, have been unveiled.
The Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed alumnus Dr Dennis Gillings CBE as the first World Dementia Envoy, whose role will be to bring international experts together to tackle the disease.
The University’s Winter Graduation ceremony will take place on 18 January 2014 and we are delighted to welcome Exeter alumnus Wol Kolade as our Honorary Graduate.
The GW4+ alliance, a consortium of excellence in innovative research training led by the University of Bristol, has been awarded funding by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for doctoral training.
On Thursday 7 November Exeter’s first Power 50 list was revealed.
The Forum has recently been announced as the winner of the Higher Education and Research Category at the World Architecture Festival.
The influential Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings have placed Exeter in the top 150 for the first time, in 148th position.
Exeter rose two places in this year’s Times and Sunday Times University league table to reach 8th place.
The first consultation for the new Exeter Mathematics School (EMS) will be held on the 28 August at the University of Exeter.
154 students from 29 countries have joined the University of Exeter’s International Summer School (ISS) this year.
SETsquared, a partnership of UK universities including Exeter, is joint first in Europe at successfully incubating businesses, an independent survey has revealed.
Professor Sir Steve Smith left the UK yesterday, accompanying Prime Minister David Cameron and a delegation of business leaders on an intensive two day trip to Kazakhstan.
The University celebrated a triple win in the Michelmores and Western Morning News Property Awards, the region's premier property competition, which showcases the very best in West Country property projects, buildings and people.
The University’s former Chair of governors Russell Seal has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
In partnership with Devon Wildlife Trust, the University of Exeter is hosting two events as part of the British Ecological Society’s centenary celebrations, the Festival of Ecology.
The University of Exeter is a core member of the South West Peninsula Academic Health Science Network.
The Exeter Science Park Company has strengthened its links with the University of Exeter through an agreement which will see the University’s innovation arm manage the new Science Park Centre.
The opportunity to explore the British Empire through stories of the individuals who contributed to its rise and fall and the themes of money, violence, race, religion, sex, propaganda and power is now available through a free online course.
Encouraging people to take a positive look at asylum and celebrating the contributions of refugees in the UK forms the basis of Refugee Week.