Alumni and Giving news

Solving mysteries is the work of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple made famous by the creative hand of Agatha Christie; but few are aware of another of the author’s attributes – her astute business sense.

The University of Exeter holds a collection of correspondence, including letters to and from her agents and publishers, which clearly illustrates her ability as a tough negotiator in all aspects of her literary output.

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Alumni news

University of Exeter deepens ties with China and Hong Kong

A senior delegation from the University of Exeter, led by Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Steve Smith, visited China and Hong Kong this week to enhance Exeter’s links with its partners and alumni in the region. Faculty from all six of Exeter’s academic Colleges were represented in the delegation.

Alumnus appointed as Chancellor of the University of Mauritius

Congratulations to alumnus Dr Jean Claude Autrey who has been appointed Chancellor of the University of Mauritius.

New book states nodding dogs need not apply

What makes a great chairperson or board member? Alumnus Gerry Brown, a member of the University’s Council and Chair of the Campaign Board, explores just that in his new book

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Giving news

Queen of Crime's hidden talents revealed

Solving mysteries is the work of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple made famous by the creative hand of Agatha Christie; but few are aware of another of the author’s attributes – her astute business sense.

The Leventis Foundation's impact on research at Exeter

We were delighted to welcome representatives of the A. G. Leventis Foundation to a special event in London to celebrate and recognise the Foundation's generous philanthropic support.

Alumna hosts students at the Met Office

Alumna Ruth Steele organised for 63 Geography students from both of our Exeter and Penryn campuses to attend an Open Day at the Met Office. 

Video

Systems biology

Reliving Exeter: filmed by alumna Ruth Lovell (English 2006)